problem 1: A member of site staff must be nominated to supervise and co-ordinate all the emergency arrangements. List the precautions which must be taken into consideration.
a) Identify the number of First Aid Personnel needed for a Medium Risk Site with more than 50 employees.
b) Outline the factors which might make greater first-aid provision required.
c) Identify the recommended contents of a first-aid box for a low-risk environment.
problem 3: List and describe the four methods of extinguishing fires.
problem 4: It is the duty of an employee to give notice to his employer of any personal injury caused by an accident at work.
a) State when this notice must be given and what form the notice must take.
b) Outline the employer’s duties to be carried out on receiving notice of an accident from an employee.
c) List the information that should be contained in an accident record (generally entered into the prescribed form BI150: Accident Book).
d) describe the steps to be taken to make sure accident records comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.
e) State the length of time an accident book should be retained following the last date of entry.
problem 5: All employees must be made familiar with the routine to be followed in the event of a fire in their workplace.
List and describe the fundamental components which should be considered when designing any fire routine procedures.
problem 6: Identify the five main types of fire extinguisher, state the colors of their labels and illustrate the type of fire each is suitable to tackle, outlining the advantages and drawbacks of each.
problem 7: List the actions to be comprised in a fire action list when discovering a premises fire.
problem 8: Larger amounts of dangerous substances that can’t be stored outside in a safe area must be kept in a special fire-resisting store. Identify the needs for safe storage.