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FINAL EXAMINATIONS JANUARY 2011

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COURSE CODE AND NAME: OSH 100 FUNDAMENTALS OF OSH DATE AND TIME: THURSDAY 6TH JANUARY, 2011 (9:00AM 12:00NOON)

DURATION OF EXAMINATION: THREE (3) HOURS _________________________________________________________________________ INSTRUCTION TO CANDIDATES: 1. Follow carefully all instructions in the examination booklet. 2. Read all questions carefully. 3. Answer SIX (6) questions. 4. Begin each answer on a new page. 5. DO NOT write your name on the examination booklet.

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QUESTIONS

Instructions: Answer six (6) questions. All questions carry 10 marks.

1. Give the meaning of the following health and safety terms: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 2. Hazard Risk Safety Reasonably practicable Accident

Identify and discus five (5) ergonomic hazards found in the workplace.

3. Explain why it is important to use a variety of methods to communicate health and safety information in the workplace. 4. Health and safety management is concerned with and achieved by all the techniques, which promote the subject. Identify and discus, using one (1) example a published health and safety management system 5. There are three (3) main reasons which are given for preventing accidents in the workplace. Identify the three reasons given and discus why accidents should be prevented. 6. (a) Explain why it is important to plan for emergencies. (b) Identify and discus at least four (4) stages in planning for emergencies. 7. Discus the importance of Environmental Management, and why it is important for the health and safety Professional to be part of the management of environmental issues in the workplace. 8. There are various types of Accident causation theories explain accidences occur. Chose one of those theories and explain the fundamental elements of that theory.

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Cipriani College of Labour & Co-operative Studies

OSH 100

January 2011