NCCER Module 1: Basic Safety Review Questions

Question 1 of 30

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The time you spend learning and practicing _____ can save your life and the lives of others.

Select one of the following:

  • Tricks of the trade

  • Shortcuts

  • Safety procedures

  • Basic construction skills

Question 2 of 30

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In construction, keeping your work area clean and free of scraps or spills is referred to as ______.

Select one of the following:

  • Managing

  • Organizing

  • Housekeeping

  • Stacking and storing

Question 3 of 30

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The federal agency whose mission is to save lives, prevent injuries, and protect the health of America’s workers is the ______.

Select one of the following:

  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Question 4 of 30

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A(n) ____ inspection is conducted after an accident that requires hospitalization of three or more workers

Select one of the following:

  • Imminent danger

  • Catastrophe

  • Worker complaint

  • Monitoring

Question 5 of 30

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______ must be reported to your supervisor.

Select one of the following:

  • Only major injuries

  • Only incidents and major injuries

  • All injuries, accidents, and incidents

  • Only incidents in which a death occurred.

Question 6 of 30

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The four leading causes of death in the construction industry include electrical accidents, struck-by accidents, caught-in or caught-between accidents, and ____.

Select one of the following:

  • Vehicular accidents

  • Falls

  • Radiation exposure

  • Chemical burns

Question 7 of 30

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The process of hazard recognition, evaluation, and control is the foundation of an effective ____ program.

Select one of the following:

  • Safety

  • Work

  • Training

  • Job mentoring

Question 8 of 30

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People should not be able to get past ______ barricades.

Select one of the following:

  • Protective

  • Yellow

  • Blinking light

  • Taped

Question 9 of 30

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______ are PPE used to prevent falls and protect workers who do fall.

Select one of the following:

  • Tie-offs

  • Ropes and pulleys

  • Anchors

  • Personal fall arrest systems

Question 10 of 30

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Metal ladders should NOT be used near ______.

Select one of the following:

  • Electrical equipment

  • Windows

  • Stairways

  • Scaffolding

Question 11 of 30

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If you lean a straight ladder against the top of a 16-foot wall, the base of the ladder should be ______ feet from the base of the wall.

Select one of the following:

  • 5

  • 6

  • 3

  • 4

Question 12 of 30

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On construction sites where there is a break in elevation of 19 inches or more, and no ramp, runway, sloped embankment, or personnel hoist is provided, ______ may be used.

Select one of the following:

  • Scaffolds

  • Hoist ropes

  • Elevators

  • Stairways

Question 13 of 30

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OSHA construction standards require ______ foot-candles of light in stairways.

Select one of the following:

  • 3

  • 12

  • 10

  • 5

Question 14 of 30

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The two basic types of scaffolds are ______.

Select one of the following:

  • Fixed and portable

  • Metal and wooden

  • Manufactured and rolling

  • Assembled and deliverable

Question 15 of 30

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The most common cause of death for equipment operators is _______.

Select one of the following:

  • Hit and run

  • Equipment rollover

  • Brake malfunction

  • Head-on collisions

Question 16 of 30

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To reduce the risk of workers being hurt or killed by falling materials, do not stack materials higher than a ______ height-to-base ratio.

Select one of the following:

  • 2:1

  • 10:1

  • 8:1

  • 4:1

Question 17 of 30

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A(n) ______ is a(n) ______ that is deeper than it is wide, and usually not wider than 15 feet.

Select one of the following:

  • Excavation; trench

  • Trench; hole

  • Slope; trench face

  • Trench; excavation

Question 18 of 30

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Most cave-ins occur in trenches 5 to ______ feet deep and happen suddenly with little or no warning.

Select one of the following:

  • 10

  • 15

  • 20

  • 25

Question 19 of 30

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In every trench over four feet deep, there must be an exit every ______.

Select one of the following:

  • 10 feet

  • 12 feet

  • 18 feet

  • 25 feet

Question 20 of 30

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Observing proper safety precautions when working with and around electrical current is important because the human body ______.

Select one of the following:

  • Resists the electricity's path

  • Can conduct electrical current

  • Won't conduct electricity

  • Doesn't offer electricity a circular route

Question 21 of 30

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The minimum safe working distance from exposed electrical conductors ______.

Select one of the following:

  • Depends on the voltage

  • Is a few inches

  • Is one foot

  • Is unlimited

Question 22 of 30

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Which of the following provide the best eye protection?

Select one of the following:

  • Welding hoods

  • Face shields

  • Safety goggles

  • Strap-on glasses

Question 23 of 30

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The best shoes to wear on a construction site are ______-approved.

Select one of the following:

  • OSHA

  • ANSI

  • NIOSH

  • EPA

Question 24 of 30

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A ______ has its own clean air supply.

Select one of the following:

  • Half mask

  • Mouthpiece with mechanical filter

  • Self-contained breathing apparatus

  • Full facepiece mask

Question 25 of 30

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HazCom classifies all paint, concrete, and wood dust as ______ materials.

Select one of the following:

  • Hazardous

  • Common

  • Inexpensive

  • Nonhazardous

Question 26 of 30

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Under HazCom, if you spot a hazard on your job site you must ______.

Select one of the following:

  • Report it to your supervisor

  • Leave immediately

  • Notify your co-workers

  • Correct the problem

Question 27 of 30

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Routes of exposure to hazardous materials include inhalation, ingestion, and ______.

Select one of the following:

  • Osmosis

  • Absorption

  • Radiation

  • Proximity

Question 28 of 30

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Work that is performed near a hazard but not in direct contact with it is called ______ work.

Select one of the following:

  • Close call

  • Near miss

  • Proximity

  • Barricade

Question 29 of 30

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A confined space ______.

Select one of the following:

  • Has a limited amount of ventilation

  • Has no means of entry

  • Is too small to work in

  • May be entered by untrained employees

Question 30 of 30

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______ must be present in the same place at the same time for a fire to occur.

Select one of the following:

  • Oxygen, carbon dioxide, and heat

  • Oxygen, heat, and fuel

  • Hydrogen, oxygen, and wood

  • Grease, liquid, and heat

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