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    © Lifting Equipment Engineers Association 2012 - training\1-1e1e0000  1 LEEA Correspondence Courses  ASSIGNMENT 1.1   Please note: Use the up and down cursor keys to move between fields in this form. Enter your name and student number in the spaces below. Name: SONU VARGHESE GEORGE Student number: 017717   Each question has several answers, only one of which is correct. Select your answer by typing # in the box. When complete, save the file using the same name. Then use the upload facility to return it for marking. . 1. The prime legislation for industrial safety in the UK is known as: # The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998   The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992 2. The broad duties of an employer are laid down in: Section 2 of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations #  Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act Section 2 of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations Section 2 of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 3. Section 6 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, as amended 1988: Makes employees responsible for the safety of others whilst at work Makes employers responsible for the health care of their employees Requires purchasers to ensure equipment they obtain complies with the relevant European Directives #  Requires suppliers to provide information on the safe use of their products 4. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require: Suppliers to provide information on the safe use of their products Competent persons to forward copies of defect reports to the HSE within 28 days of the examination #  Operatives to only use equipment for which they have received training/instruction Employers to have their lifting equipment examined at regular intervals 5. Employers are required to provide operatives with training/instruction in the correct use of lifting equipment: #  This should take the manufacturer’s/supplier’s information into account This is not necessary if the employee has been using the equipment for several years without prior training This is not necessary if loads less than 1 tonne are being lifted Is only necessary if the HSE inspector for the district instructs the employer 6. The ‘essential safety requirements’ for new lifting equipment are given in: The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1992 The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 #  The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992 The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999    © Lifting Equipment Engineers Association 2012 - training\1-1e1e0000  2 7. For new lifting equipment to be supplied (taken into service) the manufacturer must issue an EC Declaration of Conformity. This is a requirement of: The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 The Factories Act 1961 The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992 #  The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992 8. To show its compliance with the relevant Directive, lifting equipment must be: Marked with its WLL Painted red if it is alloy steel #  Marked with the CE mark Marked with its serial number 9. When a hoist manufacturer supplies a hoist without controls and suspension for a crane maker to build into a crane, but which otherwise complies with the Machinery Directive, he must issue: There is no need to issue documentation as the final product will be the responsibility of the crane maker  A Test Certificate #  A Declaration of Conformity #  A Declaration of Incorporation 10. The easiest way for a manufacturer to ensure his products comply with the relevant Directive is to:  Affix the CE mark #  Work to Harmonised European Standards # Issue a Declaration of EC conformity Issue information on the safe use 11. When a user makes an item of lifting equipment for his own use, eg a spreader beam, and has it tested by a lifting equipment company: The test organisation is responsible for issuing an EC Declaration of Conformity & affixing the CE mark #  The user is responsible for issuing an EC Declaration of Conformity & affixing the CE mark The HSE must issue an EC Declaration of Conformity and affix the CE mark There is no need for an EC Declaration of Conformity or CE mark as it is for his own use 12. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require: #  Those who obtain equipment for others to use at work to ensure it complies with the relevant Directives Those who obtain lifting equipment for others to use at work to ensure it has been tested and examined Those who obtain lifting equipment for others to use at work to notify the HSE within 28 days Those who obtain lifting equipment for others to use at work to notify a competent person 13. The legal duty of an employer to keep work equipment properly maintained is a requirement of: The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations The Maintenance of Work Equipment (Safety) Regulations #  The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations The Manual Handling Regulations 14. The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998: #  Catch those areas where lifting equipment is used which were omitted from older legislation Omit lifting operations in schools Omit lifting operations on farms Omit lifting operations in hospitals 15. In addition to the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 users also have to comply with: The Lifting Plant and Equipment (Records of Test and Examination etc) Regulations #  The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations The Factories Act    © Lifting Equipment Engineers Association 2012 - training\1-1e1e0000  3 16. As a result of new legislation introduced in 1998, examination reports for lifting appliances issued under the Factories Act: Were invalid Were no longer be required Remained valid for the life of the appliance #  Remained valid until their normal expiry date 17. The competent person discovering a defect affecting the safety during the thorough examination of a hand chain block is legally required to: #  Send a copy of the report to the enforcing authority (eg HSE) Enter the details in the register of lifting equipment Take no action, other than to advise the user Carry out the immediate repair and return the block to service 18. The information to be recorded following a thorough examination is given in: The Lifting Plant and Equipment (Records of Test and Examination etc) Regulations 1992 The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992 #  The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 19. In new Regulations and standards the term ‘coefficient of utilisation’ means: The working load limit The safe working load #  The factor of safety The mode factor 20. In new Regulations and standards, the term ‘lifting accessories’ can be taken as having the same meaning as: Lifting appliances, such as mobile gantries Lifting equipment components, such as a piece of chain, rope or webbing with plain ends #  Lifting gear, such as shackles and eyebolts Lifting machines, such as chain blocks Marking  Answers still shown in black were correct  Answers now shown in red were incorrect – the correct answers are shown in blue Result 90%     Formatted:  Font: (Default) Arial, 11 pt
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