Health and Safety with Products

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What does the Trade Description Act ensure?
That claims about products are true.
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What does BSI stand for?
British Standards Institute
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If you see the BSI kitemark on a product what does this mean?
The product has met the relevant standards required.
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What does COSHH stand for?
Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health.
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What does COSHH ensure?
That people are protected against the effect of hazardous substances, materials and process.
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What does the Health and Safety at Work Act ensure?
That employers are providing safe working environments.
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What does PPE stand for?
Personal Protective Equipment
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What is the CE mark?
EU standards mark
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What does it mean if a product has CE marked on it?
It shows that it can be sold in European countries.
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What does the Fire Safety Regulations Act ensure?
It makes sure products don't catch fire easily and don't give off toxic fumes when burnt. eg upholstered furniture and cushions are covered to prevent this.
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What does the Sale of Goods Act ensure?
That products perform as you would expect and that they last a reasonable amount of time.
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What does the Consumer Safety Act ensure?
It covers fire regulations and specifications for clothing.
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