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

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 how legislation can support strategies to establish and maintain healthy, safe and secure environments in early years settings.

D2 Explain how establishing a safe environment can support the procedures necessary for accidents, illnesses and emergencies.

C1 Evaluate how the TWO (2) initiatives contribute to the provision of an enabling environment for children.

B1 Consider possible ways to maintain the safety and privacy of children and to respect their wishes safety,

A Discuss the effect on practitioners of meeting the care needs of children.

Answer: · The Health and Safety Act 1974
· Fire Precautions (work place) Regulations 1997
· Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002
· Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
· Health and Safety (first aid) Regulation 1981
· Food Handling Regulations 1995
· Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
· Data Protection Act 1998
· Health and Safety (young persons) Regulations 1997
· Child Act 2004

· The practitioner must record the accident in the nursery’s accident book ensuring that all the information is completed clearly and correctly.
· If the child has a bump to the head or face then a bumped head letter must be completed and handed into the parent/carer at the end of the day.
· It may be necessary to inform the child’s parent/carer by phone to inform them that their child as had a bump to the head.
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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Cache Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 4270
  • Date submitted: May 29, 2012
  • Date written: May, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4129

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