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Health and Safety Questions

  1. The introduction of computer terminals and personal computers has been associated with a number of physical health hazards.
    1. State three health hazards which have been associated with prolonged use of computers. (3)
    2. Describe five preventative actions which may be taken to avoid computer related health hazards, explaining clearly how each action will assist in preventing one or more of the hazards you have described in part (a). (10)
  2. The use of Information Technology equipment has brought Health and Safety risks for employees. Describe four such risks, and the measures that an employer should take to protect their staff from them. (12)