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The Early Years Health And Safety Handbook

Author : Lynn Parker
ISBN : 9781136676833
Genre : Education
File Size : 78. 83 MB
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'The layout and presentation of the text, with bullet points, checklists and sample policy documents make the book useful for staff training sessions as well as a reference point for practitioners with management responsibility for any aspect of early years practice.' - Early Years Update 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. Building on the author’s previous books How to Keep Children Safe and How to do a Health and Safety Audit, this book offers clear, concise and practical information about health and safety, whilst fully translating the legislative documentation that surrounds it to ensure that you meet the statutory requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Each chapter includes a summary of key points, self-review activities and best-practice checklists to help you apply the information to everyday activities. There are also clear guidelines on how to carry a health and safety audit along with photocopiable templates and forms that can be easily adapted for your own use. Covering all aspects of health and safety, The Early Years Health and Safety Handbook includes guidance on issues such as: planning for a safe environment; risk assessments; the most common types of accidents and how to prevent them; safety for indoor and outdoor play; preparing for outings and trips; first aid for staff and children. Written in accordance with national health and safety standards that have to be achieved at inspection, this 'how to' guide is vital for anyone working in an Early Years setting looking to certify that their environment is safe as well as fun.

How To Do A Health And Safety Audit

Author : Lynn Parker
ISBN : 9781136779800
Genre : Education
File Size : 66. 81 MB
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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 will provide clear, concise and practical information about health and safety, whilst also fully translating the legislative documentation that surrounds it to help you meet OFSTED requirements and keep the children under your care safe. Practical advice is offered on issues such as: health and safety legislation developing a safety culture how to write policies and procedures (including policy templates) specific audits for different areas of health and safety provision. 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 vital purchases for anyone working in an Early Years setting looking to certify that their nursery environment is safe as well as fun.

Health And Safety In Early Years And Childcare

Author : Bernadina Laverty
ISBN : 9781909391178
Genre : Education
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This practical guide demystifies health and safety in early years settings with a step-by-step guide to the law, compliance and practical application. Bringing together health and safety legislation and the welfare requirements within the revised Early Years Foundation Stage 2012, it successfully integrates health and safety within the EYFS. Including information taught on a variety of courses accredited by CACHE and BTEC, references to EYFS and Health and Safety legislation, specific guidance for childminders and audit tools for evaluation, it can be referred to as needs arise or used as an aid to inspection. This book is for all staff working within the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) or environmental health. It will be useful for auditing, improving standards and preparing for inspection and it offers a clear outline of responsibilities within the legislative framework. It could also be used for in-house training or workshops.

The Early Years Teacher S Book

Author : Leonie Abrahamson
ISBN : 9781473917484
Genre : Education
File Size : 42. 62 MB
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If you are an Early Years Teacher Trainee, this book is written for you. It will help you to successfully achieve your Early Years Teacher Status and practice with confidence. This book guides you through what you need to know about Early Years Teacher Status step-by-step. It explains how you can work to meet each of the Standards and assessment requirements. The author addresses trainees’ common concerns about early years practice, study skills and meeting EYTS requirements, as well as giving many examples of the strategies that trainees found most helpful. The chapters explore each aspect of every Standard and indicator, with notes on theory, practical tips, case studies, activities and suggestions for further reading. This book helps you to: • understand all aspects of each Standard and indicator; • link your practice to the Standards; • understand the assessment requirements and how to strengthen your evidence; • plan and track your evidence; • complete your written assignments and create your portfolio with confidence; • develop the skills needed to take on a leadership role. This book also provides support for the mentor-mentee relationship and includes guidance for mentors, teaching activities for tutors and support for assessors. This book is a valuable resource for all those involved in EYTS and will be useful for: - EYTS trainees - their mentors - their placement tutors - course lecturers - EYTS assessors

Healthy Living In The Early Years Foundation Stage

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ISBN : 9781907567094
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Enabling Environments In The Early Years

Author : Liz Hodgman
ISBN : 9781907241468
Genre : Education
File Size : 87. 21 MB
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This title focuses on how to ensure your setting's physical space and equipment provides the most challenging and interesting environment for children in your care. This book covers: Assessing and improving the learning environment, making the most of your outdoor space and inclusive settings.

How To Avoid Illness And Infection

Author : Lynn Parker
ISBN : 9781136779954
Genre : Education
File Size : 56. 43 MB
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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 will provide 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 is offered on issues such as: common childhood infections and the exclusion periods relating to them routine medications records, policies and permissions protective clothing vaccination. 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 essential purchases for anyone working in an Early Years setting looking to certify that their nursery environment safe as well as fun.

How To Keep Young Children Safe

Author : Lynn Parker
ISBN : 9781136779749
Genre : Education
File Size : 74. 92 MB
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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.

Achieving Early Years Professional Status

Author : Denise Reardon
ISBN : 9781473903203
Genre : Education
File Size : 55. 84 MB
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Additional resources available online! Encompassing the Teaching Agency 2012 new-era EYPS standards, this new edition provides up-to-date advice and guidance grounded in current reading, research and government policy for all those training to achieve Early Years Professional Status (EYPS). The new edition features: - the Teaching Agency (2012) EYPS national standards - the new-era EYPS assessment process - explicit information on the new-era EYPS national requirements - ideas and examples of early years leadership and practice - more on how to manage change. The book offers support to those on all four pathways to achieve EYPS: - Undergraduate Entry Pathway (UEP) - Undergraduate Practitioner Pathway (UPP) - Graduate Entry Pathway (GEP) - Graduate Practitioner Pathway (GPP). Each chapter includes case studies, photographs illustrating practice, reflective practice tasks and suggested further reading and useful Websites. Journal articles linked to each chapter are available to read online via the SAGE website at www.sagepub.co.uk/Reardon2e Denise Reardon is Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) Programme Director at Canterbury Christ Church University. 'Denise's second edition of Achieving Early Years Professional Status is every bit as readable and useful as its forerunner. Updated to reflect both the 2012 EYPS Standards and current government policy, including on safeguarding, this book offers us a menu of engaging explanatory accounts and insights that both support and challenge aspiring and existing Early Years Professionals, so that they can better reflect on their own and others' practice and take positive actions to improve the life chances of our youngest children.' - Maureen Lee, Programme Leader for EYPS and Director of Early Years, Best Practice Network

Health And Social Care

Author : Angela Fisher
ISBN : 0435452959
Genre : Medical care
File Size : 61. 60 MB
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Complete coverage of this exciting new course This Student Book contains the four mandatory units and four of the most popular option units - everything needed to pass this new award. The comprehensive, in-depth coverage makes this the only book students will need to pass the award. The authors have worked closely with OCR on the development of the course, so they fully understand the OCR National requirements. The colourful and attractive design ensures that students will find the book accessible and easy to use.

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