injury or even death to the individuals you are supporting.
6.1 Are you aware of hazardoussubstances in your workplace?
We use lots of different types of products every day. Some of these can be harmful and some can cause death. In the work place, you have a duty of...
Identify legislation that relates to moving and handling Explain principles for moving and handling equipment and other objects safely Move and handle equipment or other objects safely Identify hazardoussubstances and materials that may be found in the worksettingDescribe safe practices for...
am going to identify five legislations in which influence healthy, safe and secure environments
• Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASAWA).
• The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995(RIDDOR)
• The Control of SubstancesHazardous to...
hazardous if it is listed in any of the following:
* A Material Safety Data Sheet (i.e., if the MSDS identfies it as a chemical or physical hazard)
* OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1000 Table Z-l through Z-3
* Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents in the Work Environment...
, roach) 140
IT’S IMPACT ON THE WORKPLACE 140
Are Drugs a Problem in the Workplace? 140
How Do Drug Users Affect the Workplace? 140
Research/statistics show that substance abusers are: 140
How Much Does Workplace Substance Abuse Cost? 140
Elements of work that may contribute to abuse of...
Describe the common types of accidents and sudden illnesses
which may occur in your workplace.
Accidents may include:
· burns and scalds
· slips and trips
· swallowing a hazardoussubstance
3.2 Explain procedures to be followed if an accident or sudden illness...
The documentation of risk assessment Risk Assessment (Form 3) is required when a student researcher works with potentially hazardous/dangerous equipment and/ or other devices, in or outside a laboratory setting that require a moderate to high level of expertise to ensure their safe usage. Some...
correctly selected and used.
5.4 State current relevant regulations and legislation relating to PPE
* The personal protective equipment at work regulations 2002
* The management of health and safety at work regulations 1999
* The control of substanceshazardous to health regulations...
. Instructors’ Manual
Chapter 14: Quantitative Risk Assessment
Describe the type of data that would be required to perform a quantitative risk assessment for a Superfund site consisting of a former unlined municipal landfill where drummed and bulk liquid hazardous wastes were disposed...
Entries may be found on the “Pollution Inventory” pages of the EA website (www.environmentagency.gov.uk). There are 183 potentially hazardoussubstances listed and each has an
associated fact sheet giving contextual information about the substances. Fact sheets have
been available since...
The Public Health (Infectious Diseases) Regulations 1998 | Describe the reporting systems and the types of disease which must be reported |
Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 | Requires all staff to be provided with adequate and appropriate training and a set...
the purpose of enabling decisions to be made on appropriate control measures, induction and training of employees, monitoring and health surveillance activities as may be required to protect the health of employees who may be exposed to chemicals hazardous to health at work. A CHRA has the following...
ways of reducing risk in their work area, they then should put these ways into use.
COSHH - Control of substanceshazardous to health
This law requires employers to access and manage the risk related to storing and handling disposal hazardoussubstances. This should be known by all staff that...
potentially hazardous handling activities
6.1 Identify hazardoussubstances and materials that may be found in the worksettingHazardoussubstances that could be found in the workplace are :
-solvents and others chemicals
to ensure the competence of employees who were to carry out the work and to provide them with personal protective equipment such as eye protection and harnesses.
Question 8 (a) Identify THREE types of asbestos commonly found in building materials. (3)
(b) Outline where...
results and record keeping should apply.
4.4.2. Exposure to the following types of hazardoussubstancesmay require
appropriate health surveillance:
(a) substances (dusts, fibres, solids, liquids, fumes, gases) that have a recognized
systemic toxicity (i.e. an...
, and itching of hands/
fingers with cracks. Bad cases can cause absence
from work. It may be reportable under national
or local regulations in certain cases.
Element 8: Chemical and Biological Health – Hazards and Risk Control
Main Classification of HazardousSubstances...
29 CFR part 1910, subpart Z, Toxic and HazardousSubstances, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); or,
"Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents in the Work Environment," American...
Certain types of activities and certain hazards require permit to work procedures as part of the
Complex and highly hazardous situations – examples being:
Dangerous substances – Exposure and ill health
Entry into explosives or inflammable atmospheres...
best solution for reducing the risk of contact with the moving part.
A dust produced during a work process contains a substance that is
classified as toxic and has been assigned a Workplace Exposure Limit
Give the meaning of ‘toxic’ as it relates to a hazardous...