Essay about nvq 3
Explain employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection.
To ensure that their own health and hygiene not pose a risk to service users and colleagues
To ensure effective hand washing is carried out when working with service users, giving personal care, handling/preparing food.
To ensure they use protective clothing provided when needed and appropriate.
Explain employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control infection. making sure employees are aware of the health and safety aspects of their work (e.g. posting information on notice boards, keeping an information file such as COSHH, training, and providing …show more content…
4.3 Describe the process of carrying out a risk assessment.
Risk assessment helps makes us aware of the risks involved in any activity and know how reduce or remove the risk. It also helps to protect the organization’s reputation because the risk assessment identifies the risks in the workplace and the measures put in place to control or eradicate suck risks. In general, risk assessments are important as they reduce the risks of accidents and ill health to everyone.
Identify the hazard – this means finding out what the hazards are and what might cause harm by observing but also by speaking with individuals, staff and visitors.
Evaluate the risks - this stage involves deciding who might be harmed and how and involves considering everyone in the workplace such as individuals, staff and visitors.
Take precautions – this involves