Question 1       

  Explain  how the risk matrix can be used to assess the risk associated with the  installation of a 500 ton metal press in a fabrication shop that will be  used to bend small metal pieces used in an automobile chassis. Pose a  series of five questions that you believe would be important in  performing the risk assessment using the matrix. Discuss how human error  would be used in performing the risk assessment.

Your essay should be at least 200 words in length.    

                Question 2       

  Compare  and contrast the different types of machine guards that are discussed  in the unit. Provide at least one positive and one negative feature for  three of the types of guards. What do you believe are some of the  difficulties that might be encountered when attempting to install and  maintain these types of guards on existing equipment in a workplace?

Your essay should be at least 200 words in length.