Furniture Making 2, May/June 2015

Question 1

(1) State two causes of accidents in the workshop.


Majority of the candidates attempted this question and their response was okay. Candidates were expected to state two causes of accidents in the workshop,The solution is shown below:

Causes of accident in the workshop

(a) lack of concentration while working on a machine;

(b) wearing improper dresses/loose garment in the workshop;

(c) working when one is tired;

(d) use of wrong tool for a job;

(e) leaving the workshop dirty and keeping obstacle on the walk way;

(f) fooling/running around in the workshop;

(g) improper handling of tools;

(h) lack of operational skill of a tool or machine.