a) As an employee in a factory, you are employing some equipment. It has just been given a prohibition notice. What does this mean?
b) The entire site has been issued with a prohibition notice. What does this signify to the employees?
problem 2: After watching an employee’s work, a health and safety executive inspector issues an enhancement notice. What does this mean? Select an answer from the list below and describe your choice.
a) The employee is not working fast adequate.
b) The employee requires improving the standards of their work.
c) The employee is not working in a safe manner.
If an employee is injured in the workplace and wishes to take legal action against his or her employer for negligence, what three criteria should be satisfied? What legal defense can the employer offer?
problem 4: What general areas and matters must be covered in a Health and Safety Policy document for:
a) An office environment
b) A factory
problem 5: Under what circumstances might or would it is essential to introduce a ‘safe system of work’? What information might be comprised in any checklist for a ‘safe system’ in respect of a new piece of machinery?
problem 6: Who enforces the HSW Act and what powers do they have?
problem 7: What six actions can be taken by an Inspector following a visit to any workplace?
problem 8: A permit to work permits…?
a) The emergency services to come to the site after an accident.
b) Certain jobs to be carried out under controlled conditions.
c) Health and safety executive inspectors to visit the site.
d) Untrained people to work without supervision.
Describe your choice of answer.