GSM Phone Maintenance and Repair Paper 2, May/June 2015

Question 11

List four safety measures that should be taken when repairing a cell phone.

This question seeks to test candidates’ knowledge about safety rules and regulations in a mobile phone workshop and to reveal candidates’ familiarity with that environment. The performance of candidates that attempted this question was fair indicating their lack of exposure to the practical aspect of the subject.


The expected answers are:

- Keep away naked light from petrol

- ensure presence of a fire extinguisher

- avoid water on the workbench

- use of personal protective equipments (PPE) always e.g. goggles, hand gloves, electrostatic wrist strap

- use of appropriate tools

- concentration