Importance Of Risk Assessment
The children had tied the skipping ropes to the climbing apparatus and were using them to swing on and climb. In my opinion this was an excessive risk because the children were at risk of getting the rope caught around their necks or hurting another child who was using the apparatus appropriately. I immediately removed the skipping ropes and explained my reasons that it was too unsafe and encouraged the children to use them for skipping …show more content…
A form is sent home to parents/carers informing them of any accident.
For head injuries parents/carers are informed immediately by telephone and the child is given a sticker to wear stating 'I bumped my head' this allows all staff to be aware of the child's accident.
In the event of an emergency the first aider should be summoned to attend the accident/incident to provide first aid and if necessary call for emergency services. Parents/carers must be contacted as soon as possible.
In the event of illness parents/carers are contacted immediately to collect their child. Any medicines that need to be given to a child needs a parent/carer to fill out a form stating the medicine and dosage as well as signed to give permission. Only designated persons should give