HS31: Child protection
Health and safety practices criterion 31
A process for the prevention of child abuse is implemented, and a procedure for responding to suspected child abuse is followed when required.
- A written child protection policy that contains:
- provisions for the service’s identification and reporting of child abuse and neglect;
- information about the practices the service employs to keep children safe from abuse and neglect; and
- information about how the service will respond to suspected child abuse and neglect.
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