All answers need to be based on Irish Law
1.1 Identify specific legislation, regulations, guidelines and codes
of practice relating to health and safety and environment.
1.2 Explain why health and safety in the workplace are important.
1.3 Describe the minimum legal requirements for the management
of health and safety. ( 3 legal requirements needed and a brief explanation )
1.4 Explain the roles and responsibilities as outlined in an organisation’s health and safety policy. 2 examples needed and brief explanation
1.5 Produce a report which outlines compliance with issues within own area of responsibility.No need to produce a report just explain the 5 headings of the structure.
2.1 Explain individual responsibilities and liabilities under health and safety legislation. Pick 3 of each and explain
2.2 Explain the resources required and ways of providing health and safety information, induction and training for a team.3 resources and 3 ways of delivering and explain
2.3 Explain how and when to consult with other people on health and safety issues within own area of responsibility. 2 examples
2.4 Explain why and how health and safety should inform planning and decision making. 2 examples
3.1 Explain how to communicate the written health and safety policy statement to people who work in own area of responsibility and other relevant parties.3 ways – contractors on-site, signage, works of permit
3.2 Explain how to develop a culture which puts health and safety first, within own area of facilities management responsibility. 2 examples minimum-incentives induction
3.3 Explain how the risk assessment record should be communicated to
ensure control measures are implemented in the workplace around10 examples and explain 3
4.1 Describe the five steps of carrying out a risk assessment. Five-step plan HSE
4.2 Undertake a risk assessment of the health and safety hazards own workplace. Short and sweet – template attached
4.3 Select effective elimination or control methods and explain how they meet legal requirements and sector standards
5.1 Explain how and when to review the written health and safety policy statement.
5.2 Explain how to establish systems for monitoring, measuring and reporting on health and safety performance within own area of responsibility.
5.3 Explain how to keep up-to-date with health and safety risks, issues
and developments which affect own. Social media, training, code of practice, outside assessor insurance providers, networking.