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NEBOSH INTERNATIONAL GENERAL CERTIFICATE


IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
UNIT IGC2: CONTROL OF INTERNATIONAL
WORKPLACE HAZARDS
WEDNESDAY 4 SEPTEMBER 2013
2 hours, 1400 to 1600
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.

(a)

Identify typical causes of stress at work.

(6)

(b)

Identify THREE physical effects of stress.

(3)

(c)

Identify THREE behavioural effects of stress.

(3)

(d)

Outline appropriate control actions to manage stress at work.

(8)

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

Outline factors to consider when carrying out a fire risk assessment of a


workplace.

(8)

A portable electric drill is being used by workers.


(a)

Identify the hazards that may be present.

(4)

(b)

Outline the precautions that should be taken in order to reduce risk.

(4)

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Identify control measures to reduce the risk of accidents from reversing vehicles
in the workplace.

(8)

(a)

Identify factors that influence the severity of harm from electric shock.

(4)

(b)

Outline how secondary hazards could cause harm following an electric


shock to a worker.

(4)

Outline control measures that an organisation could consider in order to reduce


the risk of violence towards workers.

(a)

(b)

(3)

Outline actions that should be taken to minimise the risk of infection if a


worker has come into contact with blood.

(5)

(8)

Nets are in place as a system for leading edge protection.


Outline the precautions to be taken when using nets to reduce harm to a
worker who has fallen.

(6)

Identify TWO methods, other than the use of nets, that can be used for
leading (working) edge protection during the construction of a building.

(2)

(a)

Identify ill-health risks that can be caused from working with cement.

(4)

(b)

Identify control measures to reduce the risk of exposure to cement.

(4)

(b)

11

Identify THREE blood-borne viruses that can cause an infection in a


worker.

Outline the hazards to which a worker could be exposed when cutting down a
tree using a petrol driven chainsaw.

(a)

10

(8)

Outline factors that should be considered when equipment is used for lifting
patients in a hospital.

(8)

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