Policy Updates

Dental Management System

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:22

Risk Assessment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: DHR01

This policy will guide a service in the management of risk to ensure it is effectively assessed and that measures are put in place. It has been reviewed and updated throughout to provide clarity on various policy elements. References have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:14

Maternity Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: DPA03

This policy details the entitlements surrounding maternity leave for staff. It has been reviewed and policy statement 4.2 has been removed as this directed employees to the Statutory Time Off Policy and Procedure for their rights in relation to time of for antenatal appointments, which is in fact covered in this policy at procedure 5.3 and
5.4. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:07

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: DHS06

This policy has been updated with minor amendments to the structure and ordering of the sections. There are also minor amendments to the definitions to ensure consistency with other policies. The process for hazard identification has been amended to include a requirement for immediate action to prevent harm where necessary. The Hazard Record Form has been amended to include capture of these actions. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 16:22

COSHH Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: DHS16

This policy has been reviewed and significantly updated, including legislation and underpinning knowledge. The policy also refers to COVID-19 and requirements in relation to COSHH regulations. References have also been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 09:29

Parental Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: DPA12

This policy outlines the law on Parental Leave. This is a commonly overlooked entitlement to leave and should not be confused with Shared Parental Leave, Paternity Leave, Maternity Leave or other family-related leave. The right is to up to 18-weeks of unpaid leave until the employee’s child reaches 18 years old. The policy has been reviewed with an additional form added – ‘Parental Leave Request Form’.

Document Modified Date: 19/04/2021 10:52

First Aid and Medical Emergency Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: DPG01

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 16/04/2021 17:22

Premises Cleaning Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: DHS17

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 16/04/2021 14:28

Discipline Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: DPP03

This is a key employment policy and will have an impact on every employee of an employer, as every employee will be subject to it. A disciplinary process is the area which is of most risk to employers so they should ensure they follow a proper process and reach a reasonable decision when carrying it out.

Document Modified Date: 16/04/2021 13:23

Security Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Buildings and Equipment Region: | Reference: DMB03

This policy has been updated to amend the references to the COVID-19 element of the procedure to limit the scope of this policy to its intended purpose. A review of premises security risk assessment in light of COVID-19 access arrangements and mitigation measures has been added. To support the completion of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit, a reference has been added on the security of the premises in relation to hardware, software and information assets. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 15/04/2021 13:44

Health and Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: DHS01

This is an overarching policy and will support staff to meet their legal health and safety obligations. It has been reviewed and changes made across the content to wording, amendment of sentences, paragraphs and section structures. No material change in effect. References have been reviewed and updated.

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