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Explain how following principles for safe moving and handling protects those in the social care setting from injury or harm.
Having identified the hazards, you then have to decide how likely it is that harm will occur. [ Risk is a part of everyday life and you are not expected to eliminate all risks. What you must do is make sure you know about the main risks and the things you need to do to manage them responsibly. Generally, you need to do everything reasonably practicable to protect people from harm. Health and
Safety Executive Manual handling at work: A brief guide Page 2 of 10 These points are explained in detail under ‘Avoiding manual handling’ and ‘Assessing and reducing the risk of injury’. Employees have duties too. They should: follow systems of work in place for their safety; use equipment provided for their safety properly; cooperate with their employer on health and safety matters; inform their employer if they identify hazardous handling activities; take care to make sure their activities do not put others at risk ]
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