Legislations within an SEN School
Non-Direct Workers Training Package
Manual Handling Operations Regulations 2002
This legislation ensures that staff must be fully trained to be able to lift the student correctly without hurting their self or the student an example of an injury may be a back injury. Therefore if you do not have manual handling, you are not allowed to lift up the student, this ensures the health of the student is protected and is left uninjured.This legislation applies to all staff members. Usually only the teachers and staff who have direct handling of the children have the training required.
Disability Discrimination Act 1995
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Data Protection Act 199
Equality Act 2010
This legislation ensures that every individual is treated equally no matter their; age, race, religious or political beliefs, physical or mental ability, gender or sexual preference. It is important that non direct workers and direct workers are able to promote anti-discriminatory practice. Therefore all needs should be catered for and children should not be jugded upon. Not only that but it also stops favouritism for occuring. All staff members should follow this legislation as other workers should not jugde their co workers based on their personalities or background ethics.