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Do I really need a scald prevention policy?

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navyeyelasH Mon 13-Jul-09 15:35:52

Or fire prevention? (in addition to fire safety)

How about an eduction policy? (in addition to observation policy)

Trampoline policy as well as permission forms?

hmm

atworknotworking Mon 13-Jul-09 16:45:55

I have proceedures which are in addition to policys, which are more of how you do it kind of things, but where i can i try to lump stuff together so trampoline goes with permission for using indoor / outdoor play equipment, which isn't listed individually, but if it's indoors / outdoors an u play with it its signed for.

Its getting to the stage where I have a look at what resources are available and then decide if I have the paperwork already if not, I pick something else, till I get around to doing it mad.

Although I really do need a breaking nail risk assessment for those play dough pots - do it every time - lol

So do we need a scald preventon policy then? cos I don't know either

nannynick Mon 13-Jul-09 16:55:32

As a nanny my insurer requires me to have a Tramploine permission form, even though it is the families own trampoline. So if you have a trampoline, you may find that a permission form for that is an insurance requirement.

HSMM Mon 13-Jul-09 18:16:14

Would scald prevention be covered by your risk assessment?

navyeyelasH Mon 13-Jul-09 22:30:34

Yes HSMM that's what I thought but bromley site has a scald policy!

NN didn't know you would need one as a nanny! Have permission slip but don't see the need for a policy too.

Sorry to e short my keybord wont do certain letters!

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