It’s that time again folks, were we have to test your health and safety knowledge, why? Well because I said so really!
Multi choice scenarios are the order of the day this time around, let’s see how you do. Ready, set, off you go…..
Which of the following actions should be your first upon discovering an accident within your workplace?
An inspector form the enforcing authority that governs your place of work arrives and asks to come in to carry out an inspection. Do you?
What is worker health surveillance?
When is a workplace considered to be too loud and a legal requirement to provide hearing protection for use exists?
If you were in need of competent health and safety advice to meet both legal requirements, help keep your workforce safe and healthy and also provide your company with that competitive edge who would be your best option?
A1: the answer is D) we must make sure we do not allow people to enter an unsafe area as this may create further casualties. The hierarchy of rescues states that the most important person in any accident or rescue scenario is the rescuer, followed by any bystanders or the public and then lastly the safety of any injured parties is then considered.
A2: the answer is D) just because they are there to perform a safety inspection it does not make them exempt or invincible to any site hazards and should therefore have an induction to inform them of potential dangers they may be presented with during the visit.
A3: the answer is C). Making sure our employers are not harmed by their work is a fundamental legal requirement, health surveillance can help us identify early indications where this may be occurring.
A4: the answer is B) as at 80 decibels the noise at work regulations stipulate that hearing protection should be provided to the workforce as the noise is beyond the safe level, they do not however have to wear it if they choose not to. At 85 decibels it now becomes mandatory to wear this protection under these regulations.
A5: That’s right you go it, all answers were correct, your one and only choice should always be Lighthouse Safety Training Ltd for all of your Training and Consultancy needs.