It is the policy of Llangyfelach Primary Wraparound to place the safety of anyone who uses our provision as the highest priority, and that the safety of children in our care is paramount.
We do this by:
Operating a system of regular and written risk assessments of the premises, equipment and activities and recording actions taken as a result (see premises and equipment health and safety checklist).
Ensuring access to and egress of our premises are secure and children are always supervised.
Recognising that health and safety is the responsibility of each individual.
Appointing a staff member as Safety Officer (Lee Burnell) who is responsible for bringing the safety policy to the attention of everyone, and for monitoring all aspects of safety in Llangyfelach Primary Wraparound. This includes maintaining compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, including six monthly - as a minimum - drills and logs).
Ensuring the appointed Safety Officer develops and maintains a professional relationship with the relevant fire safety officer and ensuring their recommendations are implemented.
Asking that all concerns are brought to the attention of person in charge.
Carrying out a safety check on premises, both indoor and outdoor every session/day, and recording the results.
Using, maintaining and storing any specialist equipment according to relevant legislation and manufacturer’s instructions.
Carrying out a full written risk assessment of operational practice at least annually, or in response to an event or incident.
Making available at all times the means for reporting and recording any accident, incident, or ‘near miss’.
Regularly monitoring and reviewing the accident and incident logs and reports of findings and actions taken.
Informing parents/carers, staff, apprentices and visitors of safety procedures.
Maintaining a register of both adults and children as they arrive and leave, which is kept accessible in case of emergency.
Maintaining (or exceeding) the regulatory adult:child ratios at all times.
Ensuring that at least one member of staff (on a minimum ratio of 1:8) has a current first aid qualification in first aid for infants and young children and is present during operational hours.
Ensuring that as an employer Llangyfelach Primary Wraparound meets the relevant First Aid at Work requirements http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/legislation.htm
Maintaining first aid equipment that is available and accessible for staff during operational hours.
Maintaining a minimum presence of two adults on the premises, when any/only one child is present.
Taking account of health and safety arrangements as each child is admitted and as each member of staff is recruited.
Operating an effective admissions and collection policy, including a lost or missing child policy.
Operating a rigorous staff recruitment policy.
Operating an effective emergency evacuation and reverse evacuation policy and procedure.
Maintaining an effective outings policy.
Operating an effective child protection policy and procedure.
Implementing an effective outdoor play and sun policy and procedure.
Operating an effective confidentiality policy and procedure.
Operating an effective use of electronic equipment policy and procedure.
This Health and Safety policy and procedure was passed for use in Llangyfelach Primary Wraparound
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