traffic light system

traffic light system

A simple system devised by the Joint Working Group for Quality Assurance, which is accountable to the Royal College of Pathologists for assessing performance on external quality assurance schemes in the UK.
• Green for no problems.
• Amber for an episode of poor performance.
• Red for persistent poor performance.
• Black for unresolved, persistent poor performance.
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In Abergele the new roundabout outside Tesco works fine -however the ill thought through three-way traffic light system is causing the chaos.
Consumers currently encounter a number of different schemes including the FSA's "traffic light system" and percentage Guideline Daily Amounts (GDAs), a guide to the nutrient levels we should eat in a day.
The Highways Agency will today begin a pounds 350,000 upgrade of the A19 Silverlink interchange traffic light system in North Tyneside.
"The traffic light system is simple and effective and very easy for pupils to understand.
"I hope all manufacturers will adopt the traffic light system to ensure consumers are better informed for those decisions about products."
The Good to be Green scheme at Carville Primary, in Wallsend, is based on a traffic light system, with children awarded a green card for good behaviour, a yellow card for a behaviour warning and a red card when their behaviour becomes bad.
My advice would be to scrap the traffic light system and paint out the lane markings and let battle commence as it could not be any worse or more dangerous than it is now.
And while Wendy Hicks, from Newcastle's Specialist Weight Management Service, welcomes initiatives to reduce obesity, she urged people not to rely on the wheels and traffic light system.