Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
| State why and when health and safety control equipment, identified by the principles of protection, should be used relating to types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work situation, occupational use and the general work environment, in relation to:– collective protective measures– personal protective equipment (PPE)– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).
| State how the health and safety control equipment relevant to the work should be used in accordance with the given instructions.
| State which types of health, safety and welfare legislation, notices and warning signs are relevant to the occupational area and associated equipment.
| State why health, safety and welfare legislation, notices and warning signs are relevant to the occupational area.
| State how to comply with control measures that have been identified by risk assessments and safe systems of work.
| List typical hazards associated with the work environment and occupational area in relation to resources, substances, asbestos, equipment, obstructions, storage, services and work activities.
| List the current Health and Safety Executive top ten safety risks.
| List the current Health and Safety Executive top five health risks.
| State how changing circumstances within the workplace could cause hazards.
| State the methods used for reporting changed circumstances, hazards and incidents in the workplace.
| State the organisational policies and procedures for health, safety and welfare, in relation to:– dealing with accidents and emergencies associated with the work and environment– methods of receiving or sourcing information– reporting– stopping work– evacuation– fire risks and safe exit procedures- consultation and feedback.
| State the appropriate types of fire extinguishers relevant to the work.
| State how and when the different types of fire extinguishers are used in accordance with legislation and official guidance.
| State how personal behaviour demonstrates responsibility for general workplace health, safety and welfare, in relation to:– recognising when to stop work in the face of serious and imminent danger to self and/or others– contributing to discussions and providing feedback– reporting changed circumstances and incidents in the workplace– complying with the environmental requirements of the workplace.
| State how security arrangements are implemented in relation to the workplace, the general public, site personnel and resources.
Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
| Describe the different methods of communicating with line management, colleagues and customers.
| Describe how to use different methods of communication to ensure that the work carried out is productive.
| Describe how organisational procedures are applied to ensure work is planned and carried out productively, in relation to:– using resources for own and other’s work requirements– allocating appropriate work to employees– organising the work sequence- reducing carbon emissions.
| Describe how to contribute to zero/low carbon work outcomes within the built environment.
| Describe how to complete and maintain documentation in accordance with organisational procedures, in relation to:– job cards– worksheets– material/resource lists- time sheets.
| Explain the reasons for ensuring documentation is completed clearly and within given timescales.
| Describe how to maintain good working relationships, in relation to:– individuals– customer and operative– operative and line management– own and other occupations.
| Describe why it is important to work effectively with line management,...
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