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   CYPW children and young people's workforce
   CYP 3.4
Support children and young people’s health and safety

Suggestions for places to research and professional books to try and access
These will support  your study
Your level 3 course handbook or textbook
A health and safety policy from your setting or placement
A risk assessment sheet, knowledge of checks that are done daily and what happens
                          if there's something to report
Incident and accident example sheet
Pregnancy and risk in a work place -  ed.ac.uk
Observation and planning in the early years on amazon.co.uk

Forum search page for locating information on specific criteria
Verb list - know how to analyse by researching, comparing and contrasting


yellow star  The following is based on the CYP3.4 OCR unit content © OCR 2010 pdf

Outcome 1 expects you to ..
Understand how to plan and provide environments and services that support children and young people’s health and safety

1.1 Describe the factors to take into account when planning healthy and safe indoor and outdoor
       environments and services

1.2 Explain how health and safety is monitored and maintained and how people in the work setting
       are made aware of risks and hazards and encouraged to work safely
1.3 Identify sources of current guidance for planning healthy and safe environments and services

1.4 Explain how current health and safety legislation, policies and procedures are implemented in
       own work setting or service: - member's forum thread for ideas

Factors may include:

 the individual needs, age and abilities of the children and young people .

 specific risks to individuals such as pregnancy, sensory impairments .

 the needs of carers where relevant.
the function and purpose of environments and services offered.
 duty of care

desired outcomes for the children and young people

 lines of responsibility and accountability

Outcome 2 expects you to ..  Be able to recognise and manage risks to health, safety and security in a work setting or off site visits

2.1 Demonstrate how to identify potential hazards to the health, safety and security of children or young people, families and other visitors and colleagues

2.2 Demonstrate ability to deal with hazards in the work setting or in off site visits

Undertake a health and safety risk assessment in own work setting or service illustrating how its
        implementation will reduce risk

2.4 Explain how health and safety risk assessments are monitored and reviewed ie. what happens in your setting?

Potential hazards may include:
food safety
personal safety

Outcome 3
expects you to ..
Understand how to support children and young people to assess and manage risk for themselves

3.1 Explain why it is important to take a balanced approach to risk management

3.2 Explain the dilemma between the rights and choices of children and young people and health and
       safety requirements

3.3 Give example from own practice of supporting children or young people to assess and manage

Balanced approach to risk management may include:
taking into account child or young person’s age, needs and abilities
avoiding excessive risk taking
not being excessively risk averse
recognising the importance of risk & challenge to a child/ young persons development

Outcome 4 expects you to ..  Understand appropriate responses to accidents, incidents emergencies and illness in work settings and off site visits

4.1 Explain the policies and procedures of the setting or service in response to accidents,
       incidents, emergencies and illness

4.2 Identify the correct procedures for recording and reporting accidents, incidents, injuries, signs of
       illness and other emergencies

Accidents, incidents, emergencies and illness may include:
accidents involving children, young people or adults
  incidents –all types
emergencies such as fire, missing children or young people, evacuation
recognising signs of illness such as fever, rashes or unconsciousness and taking
                          appropriate action

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