Health and Safety / Waste Disposal / Percentage yield and atom economy

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Briefly describe The Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974?
UK legislation that places the responsibility for health and saftey with the employer. Personal safety is rated very highly so you are likely to come across things like eye baths, showers and breathing apparatus at a typical production site.
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EBriefly describe The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, 2002?
Controls the amount of exposure that employees have to hazardous chemicals. Implementations may include extractors & safe handling & storage measures.
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'Risk' is...?
The liklihood the hazardous substance will cause harm under the conditions of its use.
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'Hazard' is...?
The potential that a hazardous substance has to cause harm.
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Briefly decribe The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations, 1999?
Applies to reagents used by a chemical plant becoming a hazard to people living nearby in the event of an accident.
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The principles of green chemistry are to minimise the impact of chemical production on ___ ___ and the ___?
Living organisms, environment
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Liquid waste has to meet legal requirements, such as ___ and ___ ___?
pH and ion content
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How do you work out % yield?
% yield = (actual mass of product) / (theoretical maximum mass of product) x 100
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How do you work out % atom economy?
% atom economy = (relative formula mass of useful product) / (relative formula mass of reactants used) x 100
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