Assessing risks in sports- assignment worksheet- BTEC National Diploma

BTEC National diploma in sports- assessing risks in sports

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Health and Safety Legislation
(COSHH 2002)
Many sports organisations use hazardous substances for many different reasons.
One such reason is cleaning. The COSHH regulations of 2002 ensure that
substances like cleaning materials are stored safely.
1. What does the abbreviation COSHH stand for?
C control
O of
S substances
H hazardous to
H health
2. The COSHH regulations cover four main areas of substance and material
control and storage. Investigate these main areas and construct a written
definition of each area.
Area 1: Assessment of risks
Area 2: information making sure that all information about coshh is past
onto staff
Area 3: eliminating or control risks

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Area 4: monitoring: making sure that cosh procedures implemented by
the organisation are effective.
1. The COSHH regulations make use of various symbols to warn people of
potential hazards. Using a variety of different resources such as the internet,
books and leaflets, complete the missing boxes in the table below.
Sign Meaning Illustration Control Measures
Flammabl This There should be no
e substance flames or heat
may set sources around the
alight if it substance as it may
comes in combust.…read more

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Irritant This may Gloves or other PPE
cause the should be used when
person it the individual is
contacts to using this substance.
itch or cause
such as
making eyes
Health and Safety Regulation (RIDDOR 1995)
1. RIDDOR regulations were introduced in 1995. They made the reporting of
accidents and ill health a legal requirement for all organisations.…read more

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Name and address
How it happened
Nature of injury
Where the injury is
Name and address of relative notified
Major injury such as fractures (but fractures in the fingers, thumbs, hands or
feet are not reportable), eye injuries (tempory or permanent), amputations
(anywhere), dislocation of the shoulder, hip, knee or spine.…read more

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Fill in the table with as many examples of each type of
incident in the table below.
Injuries Diseases Dangers
Major injury e.g. asbestos
Death Muscle disorders
Unconsciousness Lung disease
cause by asphyxia Falling debris
Illness outbreaks e.g.…read more

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Hypo or Poisoning Dangers of death
illnesses…read more


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