Activity Role playing activity Choose a manual handling activity that is carried out in your workplace. Demonstrate how to do it, following established manual handling procedures and work instructions for minimising risk. Next, demonstrate how it could be done with no regard for safety and explain each risk associated with this method. Note: do not actually do the task in this way, but indicate and use gestures to show how it would be done hypothetically to explain your answer.
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P a g e | 15 Activity 2B Estimated Time 30 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to identify manual handling hazards and report in line with workplace procedures. Activity Role playing activity Choose from one of the following categories: Moving people Carrying manageable items Moving heavy or bulky items Postural movements. Describe an action or task to be carried out that belongs in your category. Next, individually demonstrate how you would handle it correctly, explaining any specific points, such as ‘keep your back straight,’ or a particular grip, etc.
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P a g e | 17 Activity 2C Estimated Time 30 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to apply control measures for minimising manual handling risk. Activity Locate a risk assessment form from: Workplace Government website Other suitable website or source And identify an activity to plot on the risk assessment form. What conclusion do you come to?
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P a g e | 19 Activity 3A Estimated Time Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to follow standard precautions as part of own work routine to prevent the spread of infection. Activity List the benefits associated with: Washing hands Safe disposal of sharps Surface cleaning Management of bodily fluid spills Personal Protective Equipment And how they contribute to the prevention of infection.
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P a g e | 21 Activity 3B Estimated Time 25 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to recognise situations when additional infection control procedures are required. Activity Identify a situation in which you would be required to apply additional infection control procedures. Why is it needed? What would you do?
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P a g e | 23 Activity 3C Estimated Time 20 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to apply additional precautions when standard precautions alone may not be sufficient to prevent transmission of infection. Activity How can you ensure that additional precautions are applied when required? Give an example of this.
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P a g e | 25 Activity 3D Estimated Time 45 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to identify risks of infection and report them according to workplace procedures. Activity Case study 1. Every time Tom cooks he seems to become ill with a stomach upset.
- Occupational safety and health