Module 1 Questions

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Name_______________________ District No.____________________ Date _________________                          


1.       Name 4 pieces of legislation that is applicable to occupational health and safety?

2.       Give 3 examples of typical workplace activities that could be categorised as hazardous substances?

3.       Name the 3 routes of exposure by which hazardous substances can cause harm?

4.       Give 3 signs / symptoms of dermatitis of the skin?

5.       What do the abbreviations OES and MEL stand for?

6.       What is the principle objective of the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002?

7.       Name 3 causes that inhalation of asbestos fibres would result in?

8.       What is the scope of the Noise at Work Regulations 1989?

9.       What is the quantity of the first and second action levels (when averaged over 8 hours)?

10.   How much loss of attenuation can occur if earplugs / earmuffs are not correctly fitted / worn?