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NEBOSH

UNIT IGC1: MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL


HEALTH AND SAFETY

For: NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety


NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

WEDNESDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 2012


2 hours, 0930 to 1130
Answer both Section 1 and Section 2. Answer ALL questions.
The maximum marks for each question, or part of a question, are shown in brackets.
Start each answer on a new page.
Answers may be illustrated by sketches where appropriate.
This question paper must be returned to the invigilator after the examination.

SECTION 1
You are advised to spend about half an hour on this section, which contains ONE question.

1 (a) Outline the main health and safety responsibilities of an employer. (4)

(b) Outline the main health and safety responsibilities of a worker. (4)

(c) Identify actions that an enforcement agency may take if a workplace is


unsafe. (4)

(d) Identify possible costs to an organisation resulting from inadequate health


and safety standards. (4)

(e) Identify possible sources of information that an organisation can use to


help improve their health and safety performance. (4)

SECTION 2
You are advised to spend about one and a half hours on this section, which contains TEN questions.

2 (a) Identify factors to consider when assessing the requirements and


provision of first-aid in the workplace. (6)

(b) Outline reasons why it is important for first aiders to receive refresher
training. (2)

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3 Identify how induction training programmes for new workers can help to reduce
the number of accidents in the workplace. (8)

4 (a) Outline the role of workplace health and safety inspections. (4)

(b) (i) Give TWO strengths of using a checklist when carrying out an
inspection. (2)
(ii) Give TWO weaknesses of using a checklist when carrying out an
inspection. (2)

5 (a) Outline why it is important for an organisations health and safety policy to
include targets. (4)

(b) Give the meaning of the term benchmarking. (2)

(c) Give TWO examples of health and safety performance information that
can be used for benchmarking. (2)

6 Outline why an organisation may have poor standards of health and safety
performance. (8)

7 Identify documents that could be examined when reviewing an organisations


health and safety management system. (8)

8 (a) Outline why it is important for an organisation to consider the number and
type of accidents that have occurred at its workplace. (4)

(b) Outline:

(i) common immediate causes of accidents; (2)


(ii) common root (underlying) causes of accidents. (2)

9 (a) Outline why it is important to involve workers in the development of safe


systems of work. (4)

(b) Outline why it is important for safe systems of work to be in writing. (4)

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10 (a) Give the meaning of the term hazard AND give a workplace example of
a hazard. (2)

(b) Outline ways by which the risk to young workers can be reduced. (6)

11 An organisation has all of its maintenance work carried out by contractors.

Outline how the organisation can help to ensure this work is carried out safely. (8)

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