QCF 641

QCF641
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
 
 
This page is designed to help candidates top up unit QCF 01 to comply with the unit QCF 641, there are an additional 16 tasks to complete to cover the evidence required
 
Additional evidence must be attached to your documents. (Photographs witness statements etc can be placed alongside the write up within the Text box or at the bottom of the write-up).
 
You must try and answer every question as detailed as possible, one word and one sentence answers will not do.
 
  
1. Comply with all workplace health, safety and welfare legislation requirements.
 
1.1 Comply with information from workplace inductions and any health, safety and welfare briefings attended relevant to the occupational area.
Show by means of explanation and photograph or video how you comply with all
Health
 
 
Safety
 
 
welfare
 
 
 

 1.2 Use health and safety control equipment safely to carry out the activity in accordance with legislation and organisational requirements.


Show Photo or video using H&S equipment safely

 
 
 
 
 
 

 1.3 Comply with statutory requirements, safety notices and warning notices displayed within the workplace and/or on equipment.


Show Photo for each with you complying – doing what it says

statutory requirements
 
 
 
safety notices
 
 
warning notices
 
 


1.4 State why and when health and safety control equipment, identified by the principles of protection, should be used relating to types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work situation, occupational use and the general work environment, in relation to:

1  collective protective measures

2   personal protective equipment (PPE)

3   respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

4   local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

All areas to be completed

1 collective protective measures
Why
Types
Purpose
Limitations
When
The work situation
Occupational use
2 personal protective equipment (PPE)
Why
Types
Purpose
Limitations
When
The work situation
Occupational use
3 respiratory protective equipment (RPE)
 
Why
Types
Purpose
Limitations
When
The work situation
Occupational use
4 local exhaust ventilation (LEV).
Why
Types
Purpose
Limitations
When
The work situation
Occupational use

 

1.5 State how the health and safety control equipment relevant to the work should be used in accordance with the given instructions.

How should PPE be used? Give 3 examples

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

1.6 State which types of health, safety and welfare legislation, notices and warning signs are relevant to the occupational area and associated equipment.

What health and safety laws do you work to? What safety signs and notices are used?

notices
warning signs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

1.7 State why health, safety and welfare legislation, notices and warning signs are relevant to the occupational area.

Why are health and safety legislations, warning/safety signs important in the work place?

 
 




 
Top Five  Health Risks


Asbestos

Manual handling

Noise

Silica

Vibration

Top Ten Safety Risks


Fall from a ladder

Asphyxiation

Crushed by falling excavation

Lifting operations MEWP crushing entrapment

Plant overturn

Struck by plant

Fall through a fragile roof

Fall from scaffolding

Fall through internal void

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