Essay On Automotive Environment

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ASSESSMENT HEALTH, SAFETY AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING IN THE AUTOMOTIVE ENVIRONMENT An automotive technician wears overalls as part of their personal protective equipment (PPE.) name an item additional of PEE and state the task it would be used on, to protect each of the following: PPE: Personal Protective equipment. Refers to protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer 's body from injury. The hazards addressed by protective equipment include physical, electrical, heat, chemicals, biohazards, and airborne particulate matter. COSHH: Cause of Substances Hazards to Health. These Regulations require employers to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill health. Hazardous substances…show more content…
In 1974 there was one duty imposed on the employee by health and safety at work and that was to Take reasonable care for the health and safety of him/her and other people who may be affected by his/her acts or omissions at work. Also in 1974 there was one duty imposed on the employer by health and safety at work and that was Arrangements for ensuring, so far as is reasonably practicable, safety and absence of risks to health in connection with the use, handling, storage and transport of articles and substances. Two reasons for recycling waste materials where possible. • You can save money by recycling too. What about buying a second hand car and not a new one, or looking for used household items, or electrical goods. • Recycling is much better for the environment and atmosphere. Barrier cream must be used in an automotive environment at all time and it is used to stop harm to skin that could cause infections, when working on a car and in contact with grease and oils. The main potential hazard when using equipment in a
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