Evaluate the effectiveness of the recommended controls in reducing the incidents or harm or injury.

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Evaluate the effectiveness of the recommended controls in reducing the incidents or harm or injury.

When I visited Mulgrave house I noticed a number of hazards which could have affected several people including residents at the home, members of staff and visitors to the home. In the risk assessment I also recommended some controls in an a attempt to reduce the risk of harm of injury for these people, but how effective were they really?

Wires trailing around the lounge area – At Mulgrave house there were wires, from electrical appliances such as the TV, trailing around the lounge area which posed a risk to the residents and any staff who were walking around the room. My recommendation was to keep the wires to the edges of the
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There should be a designated cupboard where substances like this should be placed, and residents shouldn’t have access to them. This would require getting a locksmith in (to get a lock on the door) which would be quite expensive for the setting, but it would be beneficial in the long term.
Uneven paving outside – The paving slabs leading up to the home were uneven and some of them were wobbly. This could be a hazard, especially for elderly residents, because they may not be able to lift

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