Health and Safety: Theory

Specification Points
Specification Reference Specification Point
3.1.7.g describe health problems related to working with ICT: repetitive strain injury,carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuritisi, deep vein thrombosis, eyesight defects, fatigue, backache and stress
3.1.7.h describe safety problems related to working with ICT: trailing wires, risk of fire and electrocution, unsecured equipment, food and drink and proximity to water
3.1.7.i describe appropriate measures for avioiding health and safety problems


Mini Website

This mini website covers the specification points above.

Students should read through the information and make their own notes.

There are some suggestions for tasks in the 'Lesson Ideas' section which could be used to accompany the website.

Backing up miniweb