Lather by rubbing hands together; be sure to cover all surfaces. Continue rubbing hands together for 15 to 20 seconds -? sing “Happy Birthday” twice in your head. Thoroughly rinse hands under running water to ensure removal of residual germs. Use paper towels or an air dryer to dry hands Vive A description of how and when to use personal protective equipment Environmental Safety You should use white apron and gloves when dealing with personal care, medication, bodily fluids, cleaning up spillages or emptying catheters, commodes, check blood sugar levels. Dispose of in clinical waste bin and ash hands properly as per training.
Blue apron and gloves when supporting with eating and drinking, in the dining room and kitchen area. An outline of how to prevent and what to do in the event of: Eve Fire Prevent – regular fire alarm checks PAT testing of all equipment Have a fire risk assessment in place – To identify the fire hazards. To reduce the risk of those hazards causing harm to as low as reasonably practicable. TO decide what physical fire precautions and management arrangements are necessary to ensure the safety of people in your building if a fire does start. Identify fire hazards Sources of ignition
Sources of fuel Sources of oxygen Identify people at risk People in and around the premises people especially at risk Record, plan, inform, Instruct and train Record significant finding and action taken Prepare an emergency plan Inform and instruct relevant people; co-operate and co-ordinate with others Provide training Review Keep assessment under review Revise where necessary Fire training Keep fire doors shut/magnet doors shut automatically when alarm sounds, check it works on regular basis Keep emergency exits clear as they are there in case of an emergency if they are blocked it can delay evacuation leading to injury/death Keep corridors free from hazards i. E. Wheelchairs keep clear they are needed as a route in an emergency Fire extinguishers checked still in date – fire brigade do this and put stickers on when due to be checked again.
Designated smoking areas – red bin with sand in In the event of a fire:- Reassure the guest, explain where you are going and the door is a fire door. Go to the fire panel Duty manager/receptionist will call 99 Await instructions of where to evacuate from the duty manager Evacuate the building to the nearest safe exit Complete a role call so you can inform the fire brigade of anyone missing Complete fire log book – duty manager Eve Gas leak Prevention Make sure your gas appliances are properly installed and vented, and kept clean and in good working order. Annual inspections by a qualified technician also are recommended. To reduce a chance of fire, be sure to keep all combustible materials away from furnaces, water heaters, ranges or other gas appliances.
In the event of: Leave the premises immediately, opening doors and extinguishing any open flames, if possible. Do not unplug or plug in any electrical appliances, or turn off or on any light switches. This can cause a spark that could touch off a gas fire. Call your gas company or 9-1-1 from a neighbor’s phone. Operating a telephone in the centre can also cause a spark. Do not smoke or light matches near your home. And be careful with some flashlights, as turning them on may cause a spark. Do not re-enter your home until a gas company official has inspected the premises, made any necessary repairs, and deemed it safe. Eve Flood To prevent roof leaks, clean debris from your roof and gutters regularly, and repair any damage to the roof.
Make sure that downspouts are pointed away from your home’s foundation. Check around and under appliances, such as he dishwasher and refrigerator, for signs of leaking water. Replace washing machine hoses every three to five years to prevent them from leaking. Check water heaters for rust, which may signal a problem. Make sure your water heater has a pan and drain under it. Most water heaters last eight to 12 years, so if yours is that age, you should get it checked to make sure it is functioning properly. Check sink, ice machine, and dishwasher water lines for leaks and other damage or deterioration. Consider buying an automatic water valve shut-off device, to use in case of emergency.