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Question 1

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What is the definition of, or how can a hazard be described?
Answer
  • A Hazard is a method statement is a written document that details a safe system of work and identifies any hazards that may arise,
  • A Hazard is anything that could cause harm to people, plant or equipment

Question 2

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What is the purpose of a risk assessment?
Answer
  • Work place risk assessments highlight the hazards and level ofa risk
  • Provide and maintain safe plant/systems of work, with out risk to health

Question 3

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List SIX typical subject areas that should be covered in a site induction.
Answer
  • Site inductions should cover the following, environment issues, lower engine speed, well maintained machine, don't spill any fuel, keep work places tidy, PPE
  • Site Induction Should cover the following, Security, Access Routes, First Aid, Tidiness, PPE, Accident reporting procedure  

Question 4

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What THREE main duties of the Health and Safety at Work Act must employees follow?
Answer
  • Health and Safety at work duties are to provide safe plant systems/maintain, absence of risks from handling, adequate facilities for welfare at work
  • Health and Safety at work duties are to provide safe plant systems for repeat business by working safely, efficiently, complying with method statements

Question 5

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What does the Health and Safety at Work Act require employers to do with regards specifically to plant?
Answer
  • Provide and maintain safe plant/systems of work, with out risk to health
  • because they, significant health & safety consequences on themselves and others

Question 6

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a) What is the purpose of a Method Statement and b) what is required of the operator?
Answer
  • A method statement is to highlight the hazards and level o fa risk
  • A method statement is a written document that details a safe system of work and identifies any hazards that may arise,

Question 7

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Name FOUR different types or levels of disciplinary actions or sanctions that can be applied (by employers and judicial bodies) to operators of plant who do not comply with, or follow legislation and regulations.
Answer
  • Disciplinary action are: Verbal Warning, Written Warning, Dismissal and Prosecution
  • Disciplinary action are a fine of £20,000 or up to 12 months in prison, or both

Question 8

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Why are plant operators generally regarded as ‘safety-critical’ workers?
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  • Because they, significant effects on the environment
  • Because they, significant health & safety consequences on themselves and others

Question 9

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Name THREE ways in which an operator can minimise their impact upon the environment whilst using the machine.
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  • Three ways to protect the environment are, lower engine speed, well maintained machine, don't spill any fuel
  • Three ways to protect the environment are, higher engine speed, service as and when, don't spill any fuel