Identify ways in which accidents may be prevented when using portable ladders as a means of access. Ways in which accidents might be prevented when using portable ladders include:
Using only authorised ladders which were regularly…
Outline control measures needed to improve safety during excavation work on a construction site. The control measures needed to improve safety during excavation work include:
The provision of support for the sides such as shoring or…
Identify possible causes of a mobile crane overturning on a construction site.
Causes such as the failure to set the crane on a level footing,
Siting it on poor and unconsolidated ground and
Failing to distribute the weight of…
Identify safe working practices for the use of a mobile elevating work Platform (MEWP)
Safe working practices which should be adopted for the use of a mobile elevating Work platform (MEWP) include
The involvement of competent…
Outline the main hazards associated with excavation work.
Hazard Associated with the excavation work include:
The hazards associated with the use of machinery,
The effect of the excavation work on Adjacent structures,
(a) Identify FOUR hazards that can cause trips or slips.
(b) Identify control measures that can be used to reduce the risk of Slips and trips.
There are many reasons why people slip or trip, including
The floor being…
(a) Identify activities on a construction site that may expose workers to cement or material containing cement.
(b) Identify the harmful effects to workers which could result from contact with cement.
Workers on a construction site…