'Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.'
Assignment 1: H&S legislation and regulations
(Use the college workshops and/or your place of work as examples)
The video below covers H&S legislation in depth and gives a very good overview of the issues.
1) Use the content of this video to explain the main parts of the legislation.
Section 3 found at 2:34
Section 7 found at 2:50
Section 37 found at 2:55
List the 6 main pieces of H&S legislation. Explaining the key features of each and which each applies to. (review the prezi below re: six pack regulations)
Read over the above document and then list the responcibilities for H&S within the organisation.
Show thier responcibilities in an organisational chart.
Describe the roles and responcibilities for each of the groups of people identified in question 4. Explain what you responcibilities are for H&S in the workplace.
5) Using all of the information you have had to learn on this page and for this topic explain the consequences to a business or to individuals failing to carry out thier responcibilities
Q) 5 should be atleast 500 words.
1) Review the presentation and links below to research and find out about Hazard identification and risk management and then answer the questions / tasks set.
When making a risk assesment we use a matrix of Likleyhood - Risk an example of which is given below along with a link to further information. There are two main types of matrix used the first has a High / Medium / Low value rating and the second method uses a numerical value useually between 1 and 5.
1) Review the presentation and links below to research and find out about RIDDOR which is the legislation that lays out our responcibilities in terms of reporting and recording accidents.
You must then:
Use the button link below to research types of incident and wether they need reporting.
Determine the cost of an accident in the workplace
Using the link and resources below to research the costs of injury in the UK and then complete the following;
Completing a risk assesment:
Using the file download links below:
As well as completing the risk assesment you must also make sure that you briefly describe on the sheets used how the control measures identified would reduce risk.