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prescribed standard and should be in the charge of qualified person. Apart from first-aid boxes, it is also desirable to have a stretcher and suitable means to transport injured persons to a centre where medical care can be provided. 4. REST FACILITIES Rest facilities can include seat, rest-rooms, waiting rooms and shelters. They help workers to recover from fatigue and to get away from a noisy, polluted or isolated workstation. A sufficient number of suitable chairs or benches with backrests should be provided and maintained, including seats for occasional rest of workers who are obliged to work standing up. Rest- 5
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rooms enable workers to recover during meal and rest breaks. 5. FEEDING FACILITIES It is now well recognized that the health and work capacity of workers to have light refreshments are needed. A full meal at the workplace in necessary when the workers live some distance away and when the hours of work are so organized that the meal breaks are short. A snack bar, buffet or mobile trolleys can provide tea, coffee and soft drinks, as well as light refreshments. Canteens or a restaurant can allow workers to purchase a cheap, well-cooked and nutritious meal for a reasonable price and eat in a clean, comfortable place, away from the workstation. 6. CHILD-CARE FACILITIES Many employers find that working mothers are especially loyal and effective workers, but they often face the special problems of carrying for children. It is for this reason that child-care facilities, including crèches and day-care centres, should be provided. These should be in secure, airy, clean and well lit premises. Children should be looked after property by qualified staff and offered food, drink education and play at very low cost. 7. RECREATIONAL FACILITIES Recreational facilities offer workers the opportunity to spend their leisure time in activities likely to increase physical and mental well-being. They may also help to improve social relations within the enterprise. Such facilities can include halls for recreation and for indoor and outdoor sports, reading-rooms and libraries, clubs for hobbies, picnics and cinemas. Special educational and 6
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vocational training courses can also be organized [3 Marks] QUESTION TWO (15 MARKS) a) What is project formulation?is a concise, exact statement of a project to set the boundaries or limits of work to be performed by the project. It is a formal document that gives a distinctive identity of the project and precise meaning of project work to prevent conflict, confusion, or overlap.[1 Marks] b) You have been tasked to start up a tannery project in Kenya. Outline the steps you will follow in the formulation of the project. 1. Feasibility analysis 2. Techno-Economic Analysis 3. Project Design and network analysis 4. Input analysis 5. Financial analysis 6. Cost-benefit analysis 7. Pre-investment analysis [7 Marks] c) The tanning industry has been classified as having serious environmental impacts. List the reason  The heavy use of polluting chemicals in the tanning processes Air pollution due to the transformation processes (hydrogen sulfide during dehairing and ammonia during deliming).[2 Marks] d) Outline the mitigations of tannery environmental
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