Unit 221 NVQ Business and Administration - Knowledge Questions
3.1 – Give examples of waste when using equipment
Waste print outs from the printer are common if work hasn't been checked over to assure that it is correct before printing.
When using the laminator cut offs are usually wasted if there is more than what is needed.
3.2 – Give examples of ways to reduce waste
Ways to reduce waste could be to recycle paper in the office, waste print outs could be used as scrap paper to make notes.
Envelopes could be reused internally to help reduce waste.
Recycling plastic cartons from the kitchen will help to reduce waste or even reusing cartons for storage.
3.3 – Explain the purpose of minimising waste The purpose of minimizing waste is to use the resources that are available and not use anymore than what is needed.
4.1 – Give examples of equipment problems
Computers can have many problems as part of the equipment used by staff. For example the internet may stop working, this wouldn't allow us to access emails or do research that is necessary.
If a computer stopped working by not turning on, this would prevent