Flashcards in Health and Safety Deck (9):
What is a risk assessment?
A process evaluating potential risks in a work area
What is checked in a risk assessment?
Layout of work area
Chemicals should be covered
What is the furniture and furnishings regulations 1988?
Resist to smouldering (cigarettes)
Permanent labels on flammability
Non flammable layer underneath cotton
What does the Health and Safety work at 1994 do?
Protects employees - prevent injury and protect health
Protects employers - safety responsibility of all in the work place
What is the trade descriptions act?
Any claim by a manufacturer must be true
What is the sale and supply of Goods act 1979?
Goods must fit the description, satisfactory quality
fit for purpose
What is the General Product Safety Regulations 2005?
Manufacturers are responsible for the safety of their products, warnings of hazards
What is the Lion Mark?
British Toy and Hobby association member made it who stuck to safety marketing and ethical guidelines