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Question: Unit 4 – Keeping children safe
Diploma in Child Care and Education CACHE-LEVEL 3 (DCCE-L3)
CACHE Level 3 Award, Level 3 Certificate and Level 3 Diploma in Child Care
and Education

E1 Identify legislation which influences healthy, safe and secure environments for early years settings.
E2 Describe the procedures which will keep a child safe for each accident, illness or emergency.
E3 Plan the appropriate care of a child aged 1 for a full day in the setting.
E4 Plan the appropriate care of a child aged 3 years for a full day in the setting.
E5 Describe the issues that affect the planning of a challenging environment for children.
E6 Describe the initiatives which influence the provision of challenging environments for children.

E7 Explain the importance of helping children to manage risk and challenge in their environment.
E8 Show an understanding of diversity and inclusive practice.
E9 Include references and a bibliography
D1 Explain the key issues relating to practice which supports children to prepare for transition.
D2 Assess the effectiveness of the strategies which empower children to develop autonomy and self reliance.
B1- Describe how the causes and effects of discrimination may affect practice in the setting.

Answer: D1 - Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002
Hazardous substances are any chemicals which can affect your health if not controlled properly, for example, glues, paints, cleaning products and bodily fluids. therefore in working practice you must wear any appropriate clothing given to you, for example, gloves and aprons. When in working practices you must make sure any substance hazardous to children need to be cleaned up and put out of reach of children.

Fire Precautions (workplace) Regulations 1997
In your working practice you need to make sure you have regular fire drills and the correct equipment, for example, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and fire alarms which are tested often. You will also need to check they are all valid to use e.g. not out of date. In your practice you need to keep records of the fire drills and tests, that all staff and visitors know what to d...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Cache Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2549
  • Date submitted: October 15, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
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  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5098

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