Explain why equipment should be used effectively and efficiently

This is an ILM Level 3 assignment on Understanding how to manage the efficient use of materials and equipment Unit no. 8600-325. The word count is around 1000 words. It has to be based on the UK fire service materials and equipment as that is who I work for. The headings are as follows
Describe how to determine stock requirements in the workplace (4 marks)
Explain consequences of not maintaining optimum stocks in the workplace (4 marks)
Identify the workplace principles and procedures for stores/stock control (8 marks)
Explain the workplace procedures for recording receipt and issue of supplies (8 marks)
Describe why it is important to maintain records for quality standards (8 Marks)

Explain why equipment should be used effectively and efficiently (8 marks)
Describe how the use of equipment is monitored and controlled in the workplace (8 marks)
Explain why it is important to have a scheduled maintenance programme for equipment in the workplace (8 marks)
Compile a simple maintenance programme for equipment in the workplace (8 marks)
Conduct a simple risk assessment of equipment security in the workplace and explain how these risks could be reduced (8 marks)

Identify potential waste in the organisation (4 marks)
Describe the techniques and/or methods for measuring and monitoring waste in the organisation (8 marks)
Compile a simple action plan to minimise waste in the workplace (8 marks)