Do your ever have to use chemicals at work? How do you find out how to use them safely? In this activity you will practise asking questions about how to use cleaning chemicals.

Tasks

Task 1 - label sections

Task 2 - understanding instructions

Transcript

Susana: Phil, is this the right product for cleaning carpets? Can I check it with you?

Phil: Sure. What does it say? Er… ‘Deodoriser Concentrate – can be used on carpets’ so yeah, that’s fine.

Susana: Where can I find that?

Phil: Here on the label.

Susana: Where exactly?

Phil: Under the name of the product.

Susana: Under the name?

Phil: Yes. Find the name of the product in bold. Then underneath it tells you what you can use it for.

Susana: Okay, so find the name, and underneath, it tells you what you can use it for?

Phil:  Yes.

Susana: And do I have to wear rubber gloves with this one?

Phil: Er... What does it say?....  ‘Wear suitable gloves’ so yes.

Susana: Where can I find that?

Phil: It’s here on the label.

Susana: Where exactly?

Phil: Under Handling and Safety.  

Susana: Under Handling and Safety?

Phil: Yes. Find Handling and Safety in bold and in capitals. Then underneath it tells you how to use the product to stay safe.

Susana: Okay, so find the name, and under, it tells you how to use it to stay safe?

Phil: Yes.

Susana: Ok, for this one do I dilute it?

Phil: Sure. Do you want to use it in a spray?

Susana: Yes.

Phil: Right. Direct spray application, Dilute 1:50, so 20 ml to 1 litre of water.

Susana: Where can I find that?

Phil: Here on the label.

Susana: Where exactly?

Phil:    Under Directions.

Susana: Under Directions?

Phil: Yes. Find Directions in bold and capitals. Then underneath t tells you what you can use it for and gives you the dilution ratios.

Susana: Okay, so find the Directions, and under, it gives the dilutions?

Phil: Yes. that’s right.

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GREAT 

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this tasks is not difficult