Amberley O.S.H.C.

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6 – Provision and Safety of Facilities

6.1 Space and Facilities Requirement

Amberley OSHC will ensure that facilities used provide for the program and range of activities provided in keeping with the Policies and Procedures of Amberley OSHC, in a safe and stimulating environment which is accessible to all children and allows for their physical and psychological comfort. Relevant Laws and other Provisions The laws and other […]

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6.3 Workplace Health and Safety

For the protection of children, educators,  management and Amberley OSHC as a whole, Amberley OSHC will ensure that its equipment, facilities and premises are safe and clean in keeping with the requirements of the Work Health and Safety Act, 2011.  See also Policy 7.1 for specific obligations relating to Emergency equipment and facilities. Amberley OSHC […]

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6.10 Occupancy Agreement

Amberley O.S.H.C. must obtain permission to occupy a premises (if not owned by the Approved Provider) for the purpose of conducting a centre-based care service (OSHC) approved under the Education and Care Services National Law Act (2010) and Regulation (2011).  Relevant Laws and other Provisions The laws and other provisions affecting this policy include: Education […]

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6.4 Shared Facilities

Amberley OSHC actively strives to protect the rights, dignity and safety of all people and groups who use the shared facilities of the school community. Management will endeavour to achieve this through the implementation of the following procedures.  These procedures are to be implemented should there be a need for the facilities to be shared […]

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6.9 Visitor Safety

We shall ensure that all persons who visit our service are aware of Amberley OSHC safety requirements and that these requirements are followed at all times. Relevant Laws and other Provisions The laws and other provisions affecting this policy include: Queensland Work Health And Safety Act & Regulations 2011 Children And young Workers Code Of […]

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6.8 General Housekeeping and Maintenance

We shall identify and control all housekeeping hazards and prevent unsafe working conditions throughout Amberley OSHC. Amberley O.S.H.C. is required to ensure effective maintenance of the centre-based care service (OSHC) approved under the Education and Care Services National Law Act (2010) and Regulation (2011) Relevant Laws and other Provisions The laws and other provisions affecting […]

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6.7 Construction Activities And Contractor Safety

We shall ensure that all construction activities are undertaken with consideration to the extra hazards in an environment with children and we shall actively work to ensure the safety of both children and staff. All contractors who work on our site shall be provided with information and instructions to enable them to operate in a […]

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6.6 Management of Poisonous Plants and Fungi

Amberley OSHC understands the need to maintain a healthy and safe environment for children and educators whilst at the same time valuing the aesthetic appeal of the natural environment.  A number of plants and fungi are known to be poisonous to people and may pose significant risk if consumed, or in some cases handled.  Amberley […]

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6.5 Use and Maintenance of Air Conditioning

Amberley OSHC recognises and understands the need to maintain a healthy and safe environment for children and educators whilst at the same time valuing the need to ensure that the air conditioning operates with minimum impact on the environment. Relevant Laws and other Provisions The laws and other provisions affecting this policy include: Education and […]

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6.2 Provision of Equipment

Amberley OSHC recognizes the importance of providing resources and equipment that are safe and suitable to the developmental and recreational needs of the children in care.  When purchasing resources and/or equipment consideration will be given to the ages, skills and abilities as well as the area in which the resources/equipment are to be used.  Relevant […]

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