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  • Definitions
    • Health-Well-being with the absences of any illness or disease
    • Safety-The absence of risk
    • Accident- An unplanned event with the potential to cause injury, damage or loss.
    • Hazarad-A potential source of harrm or adverse health effect.
    • Risk- A risk is in which chance a hazard would happen, could be a low or high risk.
    • Risk Assessment- The framework for identifying, avoiding or mining and controlling the risk so that the daya to day can be carrried out safely.
    • Abuse- The maltreatment as a single or repeated act or neglect. it can be unintentional or intentional.
    • Safeguarding (Children)-Protecting them from maltreatment and taking action to anable the child to have a safe future.
    • Safeguarding (Adults)-Involves of the individual to be able to live a life free from abuse, working with partnerships which prevents the risk of abuse.
    • Disclosure and Barring Service-This helps the employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people worrking with vulnerbale groups.
    • Vulnerable Adult-Someone that is overr the age of 18, who may need help with tasks.
    • Standard DBS-This check for spent and unspent convictions, cautions and final warning.
    • Enhanced DBS-This includes of a standard check, as well as additional information held by the police that is considered relevant to the role applied for.
    • Enhanced DBS with list check-This includes the same as the enhanced check as well as a check of the DBS barred list.

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