If you work in Early Years settings it is essential that you are well informed and aware of health and safety issues and procedures that you may face on a day-to-day basis. This book provides clear, concise and practical information about health and safety, whilst fully translating the legislative documentation that surrounds it to ensure that you meet OFSTED requirements, and that you are fulfilling your obligation in keeping the children under your care safe.
Practical advice on issues such as:
- the most common types of accidents and how to prevent them
- safety with pets and animals
- water safety and garden safety
- first aid for staff and children
- play and equipment.
Written in accordance with national health and safety standards that have to be achieved at inspection, this is part of a practical series of 'how to' guides that are all vital purchases for anyone working in an Early Years setting looking to certify that their nursery environment is safe as well as fun.