Explain the measurement, assessment, and methods to control exposure to different types of radiation.

MAINTAINING A SAFE WORKING ENVIRONMENT – Tasks

TASK 1 – Provide a detailed account of how the organization ensures a safe working environment is maintained.

1.1 An outline of the critical factors when maintaining a safe working environment, making reference to the following: temperature, light, space, ergonomics, lifts, and access.

1.2 A justification of the organization’s welfare facilities in terms of current legislation.

1.3 – 1.4 An explanation of hazards and risks posed by electricity within the organisation or the organization’s work and provide a review and evaluation of control measures in line with current legislation

1.5 An assessment of the hazards and risks associated with the structural integrity of buildings that may impact an organization.

1.6 A review and evaluation of control measures associated with the structural integrity of buildings in relation to current legislation.

TASK 2 – Assess workplace approaches to noise, vibration, and radiation.

2.1 Evaluate the control measures in place within your organisation to control the following

risks:

  • temporary works
  • workplace transport
  • working in confined spaces
  • working at height
  • lone working
  • manual handling

2.2 An outline of the different types of noise and vibration the effects of being exposed to these hazards, and their control measures.

2.3 An explanation of ways to measure and assess exposure to noise and vibration and control measures to reduce the risk from exposure.

2.4 A description of the effects of being exposed to the different types of radiation.

2.5 Explain the measurement, assessment, and methods to control exposure to different types of radiation.

TASK 3 – AC 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 – Assess the organization’s Fire Management Plan.

3.1 An outline of the ways that common flammable and explosive materials can catch fire.

3.2 A description of the behavior of buildings and building contents in the event of a fire.

3.3 Explain the hazards, risks, and control measures in an organisation for prevention and protection against fire and explosion (including detection systems, alarm systems, and evacuation procedures currently in use)

AC 3.4 An outline of the factors that must be considered to ensure safe and effective firefighting and egress in the event of a fire within the organization.