A2 Section B - Health & Safety

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How can people working in the industry be made aware of the risks?
Training
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How is machinery made safer?
Guards and emergency stop buttons
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Give an example of safety clothing.
Chanmail gloves for cutting machines, steel-toe boots for moving heavy rolls of fabric
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Why do factories need to be kept clean and tidy?
Tripping, fire hazard
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Why shouldn't workers eat or drink in the work station?
It may become contaminated
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What does the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) state?
It makes employers criminally liable for failure to meet regulations, It set up the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), It gives employees the right to be represented on health and safety matters, places obligation on employees to use safety equipment
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What does the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) require the employer to make?
Risk assessments, appoint a Health and Safety officer
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What does COSHH stand for?
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations (1994)
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How is machinery made safer?

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Guards and emergency stop buttons

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Give an example of safety clothing.

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Card 4

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Why do factories need to be kept clean and tidy?

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Card 5

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Why shouldn't workers eat or drink in the work station?

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