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Environmental Hazard
The immediate surroundings such as crowded areas and slippery surfaces. E.g. A wet floor in the bathroom of a nursery.
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Biological Hazard
Waste and bodily fluids that can cause infection. E.g. A used bandage being left around.
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Chemical Hazard
Cleaning and medication that can cause harm if not used or stored correctly. E.g. An unlabeled bottle of bleach left open.
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Psychological Hazard
Stress and violence that can affect the emotional and physical well being. E.g. Stress caused by patients in a dentist.
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Working Conditions
Poor lighting and environments that are too hot or cold that can cause harm or illness. E.g. Faulty lighting in a surgery room of a hospital.
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Working Practices
Lack of fire training or long working hours that can cause harm or injury. E.g. Lack of supervision on volunteers.
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Lack of Security Systems
Faulty window locks and faulty fire alarms. Failure of not keeping individuals safe. E.g. Fault smoke alarm in a clinic.
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Musculoskeletal
Back injuries due to ineffective manual handling. E.g. Injuring due to lifting someone out of bed and not using correct equipment.
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Injury or harm
Caused by an environmental or chemical hazard.
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Card 2

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Waste and bodily fluids that can cause infection. E.g. A used bandage being left around.

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Biological Hazard

Card 3

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Cleaning and medication that can cause harm if not used or stored correctly. E.g. An unlabeled bottle of bleach left open.

Back

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Card 4

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Stress and violence that can affect the emotional and physical well being. E.g. Stress caused by patients in a dentist.

Back

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Card 5

Front

Poor lighting and environments that are too hot or cold that can cause harm or illness. E.g. Faulty lighting in a surgery room of a hospital.

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