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#ThinkDo 1

Health and Safety Officers display safety rules & fire exit signs in the workplace. List 3 other safety measures that keep workers safe. 

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#ThinkDo 2

What is the term that describes looking at possible dangers in the workplace? What danger is this sign indicating?

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#ThinkDo 3

Health and safety in the workplace. What do these signs and symbols mean?


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#ThinkDo 4

What is this piece of equipment used for? Describe the health & safety hazards related to this equipment. What control measures might you put in place?

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#ThinkDo 5

Name the machine that both cuts and stitches over the raw edge to neaten it? What are the safety points to consider when using this machine?

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#ThinkDo 6

What is the difference between bespoke production and mass production? What types of products might be manufactured using each method of production?

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#ThinkDo 7

What are the benefits of using a computerised layplan system when manufacturing garments?

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#ThinkDo 8

This Herman Miller office chair is known for its ergonomic design. What does this mean? Take a look at a range of Herman Miller products and find out more about ergonomics http://www.hermanmiller.com


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#ThinkDo 9

Speedo’s IQFIT swim goggles are developed using head scan technology to ensure they fit the face better, are more comfortable and have no leaks. See them in use https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qj6oZV5pxtQ 

What other ergonomically designed products can you think of?

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#ThinkDo 10

What might the exam question be where this product is part of the answer?

Find out more about this product at http://goo.gl/uAaQ8O


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#ThinkDo 11

Watch this 10 second video showing an abrasion testing machine in action http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ivxWfbNZtQ then think about this exam question:

A fabric test report says your fabric has moderate resistance to abrasion. What does this mean? 

What key points would you need to consider to achieve 4 marks?

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#ThinkDo 12

What tests might be done on this toy?

Find out some examples at http://goo.gl/b8cOEn


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#ThinkDo 13

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These buckets have been mass produced. What does this mean? What other scales of production are used to manufacture products? Name example products for each method you name.

 

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#ThinkDo 14

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What is this textiles printing technique? What quality control points wound need to be considered when doing this type of printing?  

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#ThinkDo 15

Block printing

Fabric spreading machine. How is fabric cutting done in industry? What are the main differences to fabric cutting in school? How might CAD/CAM be used?


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