You are to read the following reading passage carefully. For questions 1-5, choose the
answer (A, B, C or D) which fits best according to what you read. Finally check the correct answers.
Why is the company TBA Industrial Products about to reduce
asbestos levels in the air at their plant?
A. To comply with a report by the Ontario
Because the Union is demanding stricter safety
Because present levels are above those set
by the HSE.
To improve the quality of their brake linings.
"Cancers" are harder to assess than "corpses" because...
A. the safety measures employed vary a
great deal. B.
there are far more of them. C.
the wealth of evidence has not yet been
it is difficult to trace the cause of some
What does the assessment of the potential for "catastrophes" rely
A. An analysis of a few past disasters. B.
Mathematical probability calculations. C.
A comparison with 'cancers' and 'corpses'.
Reports of a company's capital.
The writer suggests that the "human capital" approach is...
A. unreliable and risky. B.
too rough and ready.
clinical and inhumane.
A typical question posed to the public by Professor Jones-Lee and
his colleagues would have been:
A. How much do you think a person's life
is worth? B.
Would you say you enjoy taking risks at work? C.
How much would you work in an asbestos
What reward would you expect for saving someone's