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First Aid

MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK REGULATIONS 1999

 

GENERAL RISK ASSESSMENT

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT

Serenity Health

 

  REF NO.

 

RA 29

 

 

TASK/OPERATION BEING ASSESSED

 

FIRST AID (ALL SECTORS)

 

 

PURPOSE/METHOD OF WORK

 

 

For:  All Staff

 

To provide first aid treatment to members of staff and Clients who have suffered an injury as a result of an accident or who have become ill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIFIC LEGISLATIVE REQUIREMENTS

 

 

 

LEVEL OF SKILL/TRAINING REQUIRED

 

Health & Safety at Work etc. Act

Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations

Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations

Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations

Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations

 

 

 

 

 

 

General awareness of hazards associated with this type of work.

First Aid Certificate.

Knowledge of location of First Aid boxes needed.

 

 

CHEMICALS/MATERIALS INVOLVED

HSC NO.

ASSESSMENT DATE

 

SPECIFIC WORK EQUIPMENT PROVIDED

 

 

Disinfectant

 

Sterilising substances

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Aid Boxes

 

·        Front office

·        Kitchen

·        Staff kitchen on second floor.

 

Named first aider – 

 

 

 

 

 

MAIN HAZARDS IDENTIFIED

 

WHO WILL BE AFFECTED

 

CONTROL MEASURES TO REDUCE THE RISK

 

Lifting Equipment/Patients

 

 

 

Infectious micro-organisms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Aider

 

 

First Aider

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ensure that the first aider has received adequate information, instruction and training in manual handling techniques.

 

Ensure only appropriately trained staff are permitted to administer medical assistance.

Wear protective gloves when dealing with any open wound or spilt body fluids.

Gloves must be worn before any attempt is made to clean a wound or administer treatment.

Disinfect all areas and surfaces contaminated by spilt body fluids.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MANUAL HANDLING RISK

 

 

 

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

 

Has a manual handling risk been identified?                NO

 

Is the risk considered to be                                           Low

 

Is a further detailed assessment required?                    NO

 

 

 

Protective gloves

Apron

 

 

 

If the answer to the above question is YES a separate manual handling assessment will be required to fulfil the requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

 

 

 

Is training and instruction required                                  YES

 

Is there need for special accommodation                         NO

 

Is there need for test/examination                                    NO

 

Is all P. P. E. compatible                                                  YES

 

 

 

FREQUENCY OF MONITORING

 

 

 

ASSESSMENT REVIEW PERIOD

 

   N/A

 

3 Months

 

6 Months

 

 1 Year

 

   > 1 Year

 

 

 

 < 1 Year

 

 2 Years

 

 3 Years

 

 4 Years

 > 4 Years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  


Title:   

First Aid

Prepared by: 

The Management Team

Issue/review date:

January 2019

Review date:   

January 2010

Status:

Approved – Care Home Manager

March 9, 2018

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