2.1 Legislation

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  • 2.1 Legislation
    • Food Safety Act 1990
      • good personal hygiene maintained
        • working with food
      • records of food is from to be kept
      • unsafe food removed and incident form completed
    • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002
      • risk assessment to prevent or control exposure to hazardous substances
      • procedures for safe working with hazardous substances
      • provide information, training and supervision so work activities are carried out safely
    • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWR) 1999
      • duty to carry out and implement risk assessment
      • have arrangements to manage health, safety and security
        • procedures for emergencies
      • provides information, training and supervision to carry out activities safely
    • Civil Contingencies Act 2004
      • how organisations work together to plan and respond to local and national emergencies
      • how organisations can work together and share information
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    • Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995
      • food hazards should be identified
        • safety
      • food safety controls in place, maintained and reviewed
      • food preparation environments are clean and in good condition
      • raw meat is prepared separately to avoid cross-contamination
    • Data Protection Act 1998
      • protects security of personal information
      • information is accurate and up-to-date
      • information is kept secure
    • Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) 1974
      • basis for other health and safety guidelines
      • Health and Safety Executive
        • regulator for health and safety in the workplace
      • key duties and responsibilities of employers/ employees
    • The Health and Social Care (Safety and Quality) Act 2005
      • how health and adult social care providers must share information about a person's care
      • health and social care organisations to use a consistent identifier when sharing information about a person's care
      • reduces risk of harm and abuse
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    • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
      • avoid hazardous manual handling where possible
      • eliminate or reduce risks associated with manual handling
      • employees to provide information, training and supervision about safe manual handling
    • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 2013
      • report and keep records of work-related incidents that cause death and serious injuries
      • procedures in place for reporting injuries, diseases and incidents
      • provide information and training on reporting injuries, diseases and incidents


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