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Health and Safety Induction

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Rebecca Doyle

on 25 September 2013

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Transcript of Health and Safety Induction

Objectives
Hazards are something that we all need to be aware of and alert to during our day to day routine
Induction
Health & Safety
To know what makes a safe environment for ourselves and guests
To prevent accidents
To reduce costs
To understand accident reporting and RIDDOR
To discuss COSHH, manual handling and PPE
FACT!
In 2012 there were 173 workers killed at work, a rate of 0.6 per 100 000 workers.
Hazards:
Accident Report
COSHH
P
ersonal
P
rotective
E
quipment
Any questions?
Most common causes of heath & safety related accidents in the hotel?
SHARPS & BIOHAZARD KITS
provide a complete solution for the cleanup and safe disposal of bio-hazardous items and spillages. Housekeeping need to be aware that needles and syringes may be found in waste bins and laundry. Additional training will be delivered by each relevant department on how to handle and dispose of these items.
C
ontrol
O
f
S
ubstances
H
azardous to
H
ealth
A chemical is not just something used by scientists in laboratories. Most people use chemicals as part of their job or at home every day.
 
Most of the chemicals you might use at work are not dangerous if you use them properly and know what to do if something goes wrong (such as a spillage). However, some chemicals need more careful handling than others.
What the dangers are
What to do if something goes wrong
First aid measures
Fire fighting measures
Accidental release measures
Personal protection
Handling
Storage
COSHH data sheets can be found on every department and can help you identify the more hazardous chemicals as well as:
How do I control the use of these substances?
Always follow the manufacturers instructions
Never use chemicals that you have not been trained to use
Always wear protective equipment when required
Never mix chemicals
Never use chemicals from unmarked containers
Never store chemicals in unmarked containers
MANUAL HANDLING
DVD
Please watch
Protective Footwear
e.g. Safety shoes
Protective Eyewear
e.g. Goggles
Protective Head gear
e.g. Helmet
Supportive Equipment
e.g. Mouse mat wrist protector
Supportive Clothing
e.g. Safety harness
‘PPE’
stands for Personal Protective Equipment. It is needed to ensure the safety of ourselves, our colleagues and our guests. When it is suggested that you use PPE, this must be observed.
All accidents involving guests, contractors, visitors, and colleagues must be logged in the ‘Accident Book’.
RIDDOR
R
eporting of
I
njuries,
D
iseases and
D
angerous
O
ccurrences
R
egulations
RIDDOR is the Government's accident report book.

If someone has died or has been injured because of an accident on the premises - this may have to be reported.
Types of reportable injury
Death
Major injuries
Over-seven-day injuries
FACT!
In 2012, 111000 injuries to employees were reported under RIDDOR.

Where the First Aid boxes can be found?

Who your trained first aiders are and what departments they work in. (Should a situation occur when their expertise is required, you will be able to make contact with them quickly)




Any missing items from the First Aid box should be reported immediately so that they can be replaced quickly.

There should be NO medicines or tablets held in the First Aid box (this includes painkillers)
.
First Aid
You need to familiarise yourself with the following:
Be Aware:
Why do you think we should record and document accidents in the hotel?
Every person must ensure that all Health and Safety procedures are followed
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