UV30491 Monitor and maintain Health and safety practice in the salon Written evidence Workbook

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SCHOOL OF HORTICULTURE, HAIRDRESSING & APPLIED THERAPIES




UV30491


Monitor and maintain Health and safety practice in the salon



Written evidence Workbook









Student Name:





Date of compete
nce:




Tutor signature and comments:





Topics

√ competent / x not yet
competent

Health & safety


First Aid


Legislations


Risk Assessment


Fire Evacuation


Security Procedures


Insurance


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UV30491



Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon.


As part of this unit you are required to fully answer the following ques
tions
.


Health and Safety




1
. Explain the importance to monit
or and support others in the work place to ensure
compliance with Health and Safety.










First Aid



1
. Why is it necessary to have first aid provisions in the work place and state what
is advisable

to have on the premises
?


















3







Hea
lth and Safety
Legislations


The following health and safety legislations must be followed when working in a
salon environment.








Data Protection Act.



Employers Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969.



Fire Precautions Act 1971.



First Aid at Work Act

1981.



Health and S
afety at Work act 1974.



Local Government Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1982.



Occupiers Liability Act 1957 and 1984.



Local Byelaws.



COSHH 1992.



Electricity at Work Act 1989.



Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992.



Manual
Handling 2002.



Personal Protective Equipment 1992.



RIDDOR 1995.



Workplace (H
ealth and Welfare) Regulations 1992.



















4


Legislative acts


*
Give a brie
f outline of the following acts.


RIDDOR 1995










Electricity at Work Act 1989









W
orkplace (Health and Welfare) Regulations 1992.








COSHH 1992









5




Electricity at Work Act 1989













Local Government Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1982.



















6

Risk Assessment




1. What is a risk assessment?




2. State the

reason for carrying out risk assessment.








3. Describe when risk assessments should be carried out.








4. Outline necessary actions to take following a risk assessment.
















7

Fire and Evacuation Procedures




1. Outline the main requi
rements of the Fire Precautions Act 1971








2. Why is it important to have clear procedures that must be followed case of a


fire?









3. State the action to be taken on discovering a fire on the premises.























8


Different ty
pes of fire extinguisher


To put out a fire you need to be trained in dealing with a variety of different fires. All fire
extinguishers are colour coded to indicate the type of fire it can be used for. It is important that you
know which fire extinguisher
is suitable for each type of fire.

Complete the table below:


Type of fire
extinguisher

Content of fire
extinguisher

What type of fire would it be
used for?

Would you use this type of fire
extinguisher on an electrical or
non
-
electrical fire?

Class A





Class B





Class C





Class E





Class F fire blanket













9




Security Procedures




1
. Outline procedures for dealing with different types of security breaches in


your place of training/work (reporting and recording breaches of s
ecurity).








Insurance



1. Explain the need for insurance.