• What asbestos is and why it was used.
• Why asbestos is injurious to health.
• Where asbestos is most likely to be encountered with specific illustrations.
• How workers are exposed to asbestos fibers.
• Two asbestos-related diseases.
• The three most generally found types of asbestos.
problem 2: Employers have a general duty to make sure, so far as reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of all employees under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974. List and describe four provisions that must be comprised.
a) List five areas of risk in management standards for work-related stress.
b) Give five illustrations of causes of work-related stress.
problem 4: The greatest number of fatalities and injuries relating to the supply and use of flammable gas is carbon monoxide poisoning. Describe how risks can be controlled when installing and maintaining gas appliances.
a) State the principal causes of Hand–Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) in the workplace.
b) Outline the three main categories of the effects of HAVS.
c) When producing a company’s control program for dealing with vibration, define the measures that must be taken if it is not possible to avoid the use of tools or equipment which expose operatives to vibration.
a) Describe why it is necessary for a food business to have a good cleaning regime.
b) What is the role of staff in the cleaning regime?
c) State six items which must be part of a specification document for a cleaning regime.
problem 7: Describe the principal methods of reducing the risks posed by using electrical equipment.
problem 8: Describe:
a) What is meant by the term musculoskeletal disorder and give exs of working practices that might contribute to an employee suffering from one.
b) What measures an employer might adopt to decrease the risk of musculoskeletal disorders resulting from the practices identified in a).