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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
K/505/9319
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know about the legal duties of organisations for health and safety, with regard to volunteers and customers or clients.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Outline the duty of care in relation to health and safety, under common law and health and safety legislation, which organisations have to their volunteers and to any customers or clients.
  • 1.2
    Describe the duty of care under common law that volunteers have to an organisation and its customers or clients.
  • 1.3
    Outline the possible consequences of non-compliance with relevant legislation for the organisation, its volunteers and any customers or clients.

2

Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Describe the purpose and key elements of a risk assessment.
  • 2.2
    Outline the process for carrying out a risk assessment.
  • 2.3
    Explain how risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill health.

3

Understand how to identify and control risks in a volunteering setting.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Describe common hazards in a specific volunteering setting.
  • 3.2
    Explain how the identified hazards can cause harm or damage to people, property or the environment.
  • 3.3
    Describe different approaches to minimise or eliminate hazards in a specific volunteering setting.

4

Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in a volunteering setting.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Describe the immediate response procedures a volunteer should follow in case of accident or emergency in a specific volunteering setting.
  • 4.2
    Describe the actions that might need to be taken following an accident or incident in a volunteering setting.
  • 4.3
    Explain why it is important for organisations to record all incidents, accidents and ill health.

5

Know how to fulfil own volunteering responsibilities safely and healthily.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1
    Describe safe and healthy practice in completing own volunteering tasks.
  • 5.2
    Explain how these practices will contribute to keeping self and others healthy and safe.

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