Basic Elements of Safety SCC

Course book for the SCC exam (Basisveiligheid VCA)

A.J. Verduijn

 
 

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ISBN: 9789491595288, geïllustreerd, 184 blz., February 2019, Engels
Formaat: 30.0 (h) x 21.4 (b) x 1.5 (d) cm. Gewicht: 562 gram.

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Engelstalig cursusboek voor het behalen van het examen Basisveiligheid VCA.

This coursebook serves as a preparation for the Basic Elements of Safety SCC exam (Basisveiligheid VCA) and is based on the latest qualifications needed for you to succeed. In nine chapters you will be guided step by step through the learning material. The following topics are discussed.

- VCA and safety legislation
- Risks and prevention
- Fire and explosion
- Hazardous materials
- Equipment
- Specific activities and circumstances
- Electricity
- Prevention

Each chapter is clearly structured and concludes with a summary and a self test. A portion of each self test consists of exam questions. This method allows you to get used to the way questions are asked during the official SCC exams. When you have finished all the chapters in this order you may start the pre-exam in chapter 9. When you are able to achieve a good result for this pre-exam, you will be ready to participate in the exam for Basic Elements of Safety SCC.

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inhoudsopgave1 VCA and Safety Legislation
1.1 Introduction ......................................................................................................... 7
1.2 What is VCA? ..................................................................................................... 8
1.3 H&S legislation ................................................................................................... 9
1.4 The authorities ................................................................................................... 13
1.5 Summary ........................................................................................................... 15
1.6 Self-test ............................................................................................................. 16
2 Risks and Prevention
2.1 Introduction ....................................................................................................... 19
2.2 Risk ................................................................................................................... 19
2.3 Risk sources ...................................................................................................... 21
2.4 Cause and prevention of accidents .................................................................... 23
2.5 Safe working characteristics .............................................................................. 32
2.6 Work permit system (werkvergunning)............................................................. 33
2.7 Summary ........................................................................................................... 37
2.8 Self-test ............................................................................................................. 38
3 Fire and Explosion
3.1 Introduction ....................................................................................................... 43
3.2 When does a fire occur? .................................................................................... 44
3.3 Classification & extinguishing equipment ........................................................ 48
3.4 Environments with a risk of explosion .............................................................. 53
3.5 Summary ........................................................................................................... 55
3.6 Self-test ............................................................................................................. 56
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4 Hazardous materials
4.1 Introduction ....................................................................................................... 62
4.2 Intoxication hazard ............................................................................................ 62
4.3 Acute and chronical intoxication ....................................................................... 63
4.4 Threshold values ............................................................................................... 64
4.5 Hazardous substances ........................................................................................ 66
4.6 Biological substances ........................................................................................ 69
4.7 Label.................................................................................................................. 70
4.8 Measures to prevent intoxication ...................................................................... 71
4.9 Danger of suffocation ........................................................................................ 73
4.10 Industrial gas cylinders...................................................................................... 73
4.11 Oxygen concentration ....................................................................................... 75
4.12 Summary ........................................................................................................... 76
4.13 Self-test ............................................................................................................. 77
5 Equipment
5.1 Hand tools ......................................................................................................... 83
5.2 Power tools ........................................................................................................ 85
5.3 Powered hand-held tools ................................................................................... 86
5.4 Fixed machines .................................................................................................. 92
5.5 Hoisting ............................................................................................................. 94
5.6 Forklift truck ..................................................................................................... 99
5.7 Pallet trolley .................................................................................................... 100
5.8 Summary ......................................................................................................... 101
5.9 Self-test ........................................................................................................... 102
6 Specific activities and circumstances
6.1 Introduction ..................................................................................................... 109
6.2 Confined spaces .............................................................................................. 110
6.3 Working at a height ......................................................................................... 115
6.4 Welding and cutting ........................................................................................ 122
6.5 Demolition ...................................................................................................... 124
6.6 Summary ......................................................................................................... 126
6.7 Self-test ........................................................................................................... 127
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7 Electricity
7.1 Hazards ............................................................................................................ 131
7.2 Passage of current through the human body .................................................... 132
7.3 Short circuit ..................................................................................................... 134
7.4 Static electricity ............................................................................................... 135
7.5 Safety measures when working with electricity .............................................. 136
7.6 Temporary electrical equipment ...................................................................... 138
7.7 Summary ......................................................................................................... 139
7.8 Self-test ........................................................................................................... 140
8 Prevention
8.1 Introduction ..................................................................................................... 145
8.2 Physical load ................................................................................................... 146
8.3 Stumbling and tripping .................................................................................... 147
8.4 The workplace and noise ................................................................................. 147
8.5 Personal protective equipment (PPE) .............................................................. 149
8.6 Signage ............................................................................................................ 160
8.7 Summary ......................................................................................................... 162
8.8 Self-test ........................................................................................................... 163
9 Pre-exam.......................................................................................... 169
Annex 1: Answers ............................................................................. 179
Annex 2: Illustrations ........................................................................ 181
Index ................................................................................................... 182
toelichtingCursusboek in het Engels voor het behalen van het examen Basisveiligheid VCA.

This coursebook serves as a preparation for the Basic Elements of Safety SCC exam (Basisveiligheid VCA) and is based on the latest qualifications needed for you to succeed. In nine chapters you will be guided step by step through the learning material. The following topics are discussed.

- VCA and safety legislation
- Risks and prevention
- Fire and explosion
- Hazardous materials
- Equipment
- Specific activities and circumstances
- Electricity
- Prevention

Each chapter is clearly structured and concludes with a summary and a self test. A portion of each self test consists of exam questions. This method allows you to get used to the way questions are asked during the official SCC exams. When you have finished all the chapters in this order you may start the pre-exam in chapter 9. When you are able to achieve a good result for this pre-exam, you will be ready to participate in the exam for Basic Elements of Safety SCC.
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