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  • 1. 

    In health and social care, as indeed all work places, it is paramount to know your responsibilities and duties in regards to health and safety, as it is to also know your employers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Understanding your responsibilities and duties regarding health and safety is crucial in any workplace, including health and social care. This knowledge ensures that you can effectively contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for yourself, your colleagues, and the individuals you care for. It is equally important to be aware of your employer's responsibilities in order to hold them accountable for providing a safe working environment. Therefore, the statement "In health and social care, as indeed all workplaces, it is paramount to know your responsibilities and duties in regards to health and safety, as it is to also know your employers" is true.

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  • 2. 

    Employers have to:  (Select four)

    • A.

      Make the workplace safe

    • B.

      Provide information, instruction, training and supervision as necessary.

    • C.

      Not to interfere with anything that is in place for your protection or that of others

    • D.

      Provide first aid facilities

    • E.

      Provide & maintain equipment & systems of work which are safe and free from risks.

    • F.

      Report any injuries you suffer as a result of doing your job

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Make the workplace safe
    B. Provide information, instruction, training and supervision as necessary.
    D. Provide first aid facilities
    E. Provide & maintain equipment & systems of work which are safe and free from risks.
    Explanation
    Employers have a responsibility to ensure the safety of the workplace by making it safe and free from risks. They also need to provide information, instruction, training, and supervision to employees as necessary to ensure their safety. Additionally, employers must provide first aid facilities in case of any injuries and maintain equipment and systems of work that are safe and free from risks. It is also important for employers not to interfere with any safety measures put in place for the protection of employees or others.

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  • 3. 

    Despite risk assessments being in place and every one fulfilling their duties, accidents and injury can still occur.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Accidents and injuries can still occur despite the presence of risk assessments and everyone fulfilling their duties. This suggests that risk assessments and fulfilling duties alone cannot completely eliminate the possibility of accidents and injuries. It highlights the fact that unforeseen circumstances or human error can still lead to accidents, emphasizing the importance of remaining vigilant and taking necessary precautions to minimize risks.

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  • 4. 

    The person offering first aid to a casualty must act calmly and with haste and above all must be willing to offer assistance as necessary.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect because while it is true that a person offering first aid must act calmly and with haste, it is not necessary for them to be willing to offer assistance as necessary. In fact, it is crucial for the person offering first aid to be willing and able to assist the casualty in any way necessary in order to provide effective and timely help.

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  • 5. 

    Summoning assistance is the second most important thing you can do.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Summoning assistance is not the second most important thing you can do. This implies that there is something else that is more important than summoning assistance. Without further context, it is difficult to determine what that might be, but it could be something like taking immediate action or assessing the situation. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 6. 

    Bacteria are living cells and, in favourable conditions, can multiply rapidly.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bacteria are single-celled organisms that are capable of reproducing rapidly under favorable conditions. They can divide and multiply through a process called binary fission, where one cell splits into two identical daughter cells. This allows bacteria populations to increase exponentially in a short amount of time. Therefore, the statement that bacteria can multiply rapidly under favorable conditions is true.

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  • 7. 

    C.O.S.H.H. stands for:

    • A.

      Control

    • B.

      Care

    • C.

      Of

    • D.

      Off

    • E.

      Systems

    • F.

      Substances

    • G.

      Harmful

    • H.

      Hazardous

    • I.

      Health

    • J.

      Hygiene

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Control
    C. Of
    F. Substances
    H. Hazardous
    I. Health
    Explanation
    C.O.S.H.H. stands for Control, Of, Substances, Hazardous, Health. This acronym is used in the context of workplace safety and refers to the control and management of hazardous substances that can pose a risk to the health and safety of employees. The acronym emphasizes the importance of controlling and minimizing exposure to hazardous substances in order to protect the health and well-being of workers.

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  • 8. 

    PPE is important to prevent employees, service users or visitors from the detrimental effects of the chemicals or becoming ill.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that PPE is important for preventing employees, service users, or visitors from the harmful effects of chemicals or becoming ill. However, while PPE can provide some level of protection, it is not the sole solution for preventing illness or harm from chemicals. Other measures such as proper training, safe work practices, and engineering controls are also necessary. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 9. 

    All health and social care settings are governed by the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations ______.

    • A.

      1995

    • B.

      1996

    • C.

      1997

    • D.

      1998

    Correct Answer
    C. 1997
    Explanation
    The Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations are a set of regulations that govern fire safety in health and social care settings. These regulations outline the necessary precautions and measures that must be taken to ensure the safety of individuals in the event of a fire. The correct answer is 1997, as this is the year in which these regulations were implemented.

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  • 10. 

    The key to contributing to the security and safety of a service is to be a supportive member of the team, and above all, cooperate and be committed to health, safety and security. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Being a supportive member of the team and cooperating with others is crucial for ensuring the security and safety of a service. By actively participating and committing to health, safety, and security measures, individuals can contribute to creating a secure environment. This involves following protocols, reporting any concerns or incidents, and actively working together with the team to address potential risks and prevent any harm or breaches. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 11. 

    Symptoms of physical stress will include:  (Select three)

    • A.

      Uninterested in most things, reading, socialising sex

    • B.

      Loss or increase of weight from disturbance of appetite

    • C.

      Increase in colds, infections, cold sores and so on

    • D.

      Unable to concentrate

    • E.

      Digestive problems – indigestion and ulcers

    • F.

      Unable to cope or make decisions

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Loss or increase of weight from disturbance of appetite
    C. Increase in colds, infections, cold sores and so on
    E. Digestive problems – indigestion and ulcers
    Explanation
    Physical stress can manifest in various symptoms, including changes in appetite leading to weight loss or gain, an increase in colds, infections, and cold sores, and digestive problems such as indigestion and ulcers. These symptoms can indicate that the body is under stress and struggling to cope, resulting in physical manifestations. Additionally, the inability to concentrate and make decisions may also be symptoms of physical stress, but they were not included in the given answer.

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  • 12. 

    Several coping strategies that may be introduced to cope with stress includes:  (Select five)

    • A.

      Physical exercise

    • B.

      Socialising

    • C.

      Breathing

    • D.

      Ordering

    • E.

      Time

    • F.

      Nutrition

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Physical exercise
    B. Socialising
    C. Breathing
    E. Time
    F. Nutrition
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes physical exercise, socializing, breathing, time, and nutrition as coping strategies for stress. Physical exercise helps release endorphins and reduce tension. Socializing allows individuals to share their feelings and receive support from others. Breathing exercises can help calm the mind and relax the body. Taking time for oneself and engaging in activities that bring joy and relaxation can also help cope with stress. Lastly, maintaining a balanced and nutritious diet can support overall well-being and help manage stress.

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