Essay on Nebosh Igc1 Questions
Give the meaning of the term perception (2)
Perception is the way we see and understandthings using all our senses, experience, training and general knowledge.
Identify ways in which a worker’s H&S perception in the workplace might be improved (4)
Provide general H&S awareness training
Conduct a risk assessment and provide findings to workers highlighting the hazardous areas and activities-
Conduct safety campaigns to improve safety awareness- Conduct health surveillance to identify impairment of senses.-
Select PPE which reduces the effect of any impairment of the senses (sight, hearing, smell)
4. Give the meaning of the term Hazard and an example of a hazard (2) …show more content…
13. Outline ways in which an organisation could encourageworkers to be involved in setting and maintaining highstandards of health and safety (8)- Show management commitment - lead by example- Provide resources towards H&S initiatives - budget and manpower- Organise safety campaigns- Implement reward system- Implement discipline system- Form safety committee with equal representation- Consult with workers on issues related to H&S - new procedures, new equipment- Consistent and clear communication between management and staff .
14. Outline the purpose of an organisation’s health andsafety policy. (6)Purpose of Safety Policy is to:• Sets out management’s commitment to safety• Protect people from occupation ill-health and injury• To comply with the law and avoid prosecutions• To ensure H&S management is carried out on a cost effective basis• Set out the organisation and arrangements for controlling hazards• To create a structured approach to H&S .
15. What are the components of a Safety Policy? (3) Statement of Intent Organisation ArrangementsOutline the purpose of each of the components of a Safety Policy. (6) Statement of Intent - Demonstrates management’s commitment to health and safety and sets the H&S aims and objectives Organization - To identify H&S