Roles & Responsibilities.
Task 2: Current Legislation & codes of practice:
Every Child Matters with a post 16 educational setting: This ensures teachers and trainers are aware of their students physical and mental health. Their enjoyment and achievements from the course, safety and well being; and weather the student is ready for further education, employment, and to contribute to the community and society. As a teacher it is their responsibility for their students well being; and being able to detect any violence, maltreatment, sex exploitation, neglect or drugs and alcohol abuse; and being able to act on this accordingly. It is also just as important to make a positive impact on their lives by encourage students to gain self confidence for themselves and in their studies.
Health & Safety with a post 16 educational setting: Health and safety in my opinion is the most important legislation to comply with especially within beauty therapy. Keeping yourself, students and colleagues in a safe environment is essential. The basic health and safety needed are, emergency procedures knowing how to deal with a fire, gas leaks, accidents, and security threats within the classroom and around the premises. Knowing the importance of lifting, and moving equipment correctly to reduce the risk of injury; and keeping good posture to prevent repetitive strain injury, also that suitable lighting, heating and ventilation is provided. One of the main legislations that relate particularly to beauty therapy is COSHH (control of substances hazardous health) this is to protect the students, possible clients visiting the department, and members of staff. Also using protective equipment is essential for preventing any cross infection and accidents. For example using gloves when waxing and other body treatments and when using harmful substances e.g. acetone. Other PPE are, protective eye wear, masks and aprons. Making sure that you and the students are following...