problem 1: “Accidents never happen, they are always caused”.
a) Comment on the statement above.
b) Analyze the given causes of industrial accidents
- Hazardous chemicals not correctly stored.
- Safety policy not considered in the procurement of safety equipments.
- Neglecting maintenance of machines.
c) Describe the role of workers in maintaining the health and safety in an organization.
a) describe physical hazards. Support your answer with illustrations.
b) Describe ‘noise’ as an aspect of the physical hazard.
c) What can be done to decrease the impact of noise on the health and safety of workers in an organization?
problem 3: describe on the given measures as ways of dealing with accidents and health of employees:
a) Reduce unsafe acts
b) Biological monitoring
problem 4: Workplace violence refers to “incidents where people are abused, threatened or assaulted in circumstances associating to their work, comprising an explicit or implicit challenge to their safety, well-being or health”.
a) Describe the definition above.
b) Clearly describe four risk factors which might trigger workplace violence.
a) What do you mean by ergonomics?
b) In which circumstances can physical work activities and the work environment become ergonomic hazards at work-place?