You as an employee are responsible for health and safety in the workplace.
Yes you are responsible as well as your employer under a duty of care for your own safety as well as others in the workplace
On an electrical fire you would you use a red fire extinguisher with red strip.
Red is the water fire extinguisher which will cause you or other to be electrocuted if you come into contact with the water and electric source.
You need a written risk assessment if you have 3 or more employees.
No you must have a written risk assessment if you have 5 or more employees.
In a manual handling risk assessment we use the word TILE
In the hierarchy of control measures PPE always comes first on the list.
No its is actually the last resort. Elimination would be the first on the list.
On any new piece of equipment in the workplace you must always receive training in its use before you use it.
The temperature in an office should normally be at least 15C.
The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations Approved Code of Practice states that the minimum workplace temperature should generally be 16oC, unless physical work is being carried out, in which case it should generally be 13oC.
You should also bend at the knees to avoid injury when lifting
Machine guards can be removed if it makes the work easier and faster to do.
It is solely the employees choice if they wish to wear PPE or not
It is the duty of a fire warden to fight large fires in the workplace
Good housekeeping will assist in preventing fires in the workplace
It is an employee’s responsibility to report health and safety risks they see in the of workplace
Health and safety regulations now ban the use of ladders.
Ongoing safety training will promote safety in the workplace.
Suggestion programs promote safety by involving employees in a way that allows them to feel ownership in the safety program.
Personal commitment is not important in employee safety policy improvement.
Costs to Great Britain of workplace injuries and new cases of work-related Ill Health are over 16 Billion Pounds.