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What is the year of the Health and safety and work act?

1974

1

What would you record on a COSHH sheet?

Name of manufacturer
Correct PPE
Clinical hazardous symbols

2

What is the definition of manual handling?

Any transporting or supporting of a load (including lifting,putting down, pushing,pulling, carrying or moving) by hand or bodily force

3

What year did Riddor come into place?

1995 (2013)

4

What year did COSHH come into place?

1999/2002

5

What year did the fire precautions come into place?

1997

6

What colour is a water fire extinguisher?

Red

7

What colour is a foam fire extinguisher

Cream

8

What colour is a dry powder fire extinguisher?

Blue

9

What colour is a carbon dioxide co2 extinguisher?

Black

10

What are foam fire extinguishers used for?
(Cream)

Seals surface of burning material
Wood, paper, paint, flammable liquids, electric

11

What are water fire extinguishers used for
(Red)

Paper,wood,textiles
NOT ELECTRICAL

12

What are co2 fire extinguishers used for?
(Black)

Flammable liquids
Electrical a

13

What are powder fire extinguishers used for?
(Blue)

Electrical, oil, chemical, engine fires

14

What is a P.A.T test?

Portable appliance testing
Carried out yearly should have a sticker

15

What year did the PPE regulations come into force?

1992

16

What year did the data protection act come into force?

1998

17

What year did the waste management act come into force?

2013

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What two regulations are most important to the dental nurse at work?

Health and safety (young persons) regulations 1997 and management of health and safety at work regulations 1999