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What is the definition of Pyrolysis?

The decomposition of a substance by heat.


What are the four distinct stages of the discipline procedure?

Formal Stage 1
Formal Stage 2
Formal Stage 3


What are the four types of discrimination highlighted under the Equality Act 2010?

Direct Discrimination
Indirect Discrimination
Discrimination by Association
Discrimination by Perception


What are the The nine protected characteristic under the Equalities Act 2010?





Sexual Orientation

Religion or Belief

Gender Reassignment

Pregnancy or Maternity

Marriage and Civil Partnership


Definition of Equality

Equality is about making sure people are treated fairly and given fair chances. Equality is not about treating everyone the same way, but it recognises that their needs are met in different ways.


Definition of Diversity

Diversity is about valuing individual difference. Diversity aims to recognise, value and manage difference to enable all employees to contribute and realise their full potential.


Definition of Harassment

Unwanted conduct that violates people's dignity or creates an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment.


Definition of Bullying

A person who uses strength or power to coerce others by fear.

Persecute or oppress by force or threats

pressure or coerce a person to do something


Definition of Victimisation

Victimisation occurs when an individual is treated in a way that is detrimental.
For Example:

They have made a complaint about being discriminated against or harassed

They intend to make a complaint about discrimination or harassment

They have acted, or intend to act as a witness, or give evidence in support of another person, about a complaint relating to discrimination of harassment.


What are the benefits of a diverse work place

It will help us deliver our service better

We will benefit from the value of different perspectives

We all contribute to the social and moral obligations of public service

We will increase understanding, mutual respect and trust between colleagues


What are the signs of impending building collapse

Floors coming away from the wall

The collapse of floors

Columns or beams bending or falling

Cracks in walls and particularly horizontal cracking

Bowing of walls or walls out of vertical

Spalling of concrete

Collapse of arches above openings

Damage or collapse of the wall of a protected shaft