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1

What is a risk assessment?

A process evaluating potential risks in a work area

2

What is checked in a risk assessment?

Layout of work area
Chemicals should be covered
Protective clothing
Tools

3

What is the furniture and furnishings regulations 1988?

Resist to smouldering (cigarettes)
Permanent labels on flammability
Non flammable layer underneath cotton

4

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
Safe equipment

5

What is the trade descriptions act?

Any claim by a manufacturer must be true

6

What is the sale and supply of Goods act 1979?

Protects consumers
Goods must fit the description, satisfactory quality
fit for purpose

7

What is the General Product Safety Regulations 2005?

Manufacturers are responsible for the safety of their products, warnings of hazards

8

What is the Lion Mark?

British Toy and Hobby association member made it who stuck to safety marketing and ethical guidelines

9

What is the CE Mark?

Manufacturers claim that the product meets the essential safety standards, sold throughout Europe