The time you spend learning and practicing _____ can save your life and the lives of others.
Tricks of the trade
Basic construction skills
In construction, keeping your work area clean and free of scraps or spills is referred to as ______.
Stacking and storing
The federal agency whose mission is to save lives, prevent injuries, and protect the health of America’s workers is the ______.
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)
A(n) ____ inspection is conducted after an accident that requires hospitalization of three or more workers
______ must be reported to your supervisor.
Only major injuries
Only incidents and major injuries
All injuries, accidents, and incidents
Only incidents in which a death occurred.
The four leading causes of death in the construction industry include electrical accidents, struck-by accidents, caught-in or caught-between accidents, and ____.
The process of hazard recognition, evaluation, and control is the foundation of an effective ____ program.
People should not be able to get past ______ barricades.
______ are PPE used to prevent falls and protect workers who do fall.
Ropes and pulleys
Personal fall arrest systems
Metal ladders should NOT be used near ______.
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.
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.
OSHA construction standards require ______ foot-candles of light in stairways.
The two basic types of scaffolds are ______.
Fixed and portable
Metal and wooden
Manufactured and rolling
Assembled and deliverable
The most common cause of death for equipment operators is _______.
Hit and run
To reduce the risk of workers being hurt or killed by falling materials, do not stack materials higher than a ______ height-to-base ratio.
A(n) ______ is a(n) ______ that is deeper than it is wide, and usually not wider than 15 feet.
Slope; trench face
Most cave-ins occur in trenches 5 to ______ feet deep and happen suddenly with little or no warning.
In every trench over four feet deep, there must be an exit every ______.
Observing proper safety precautions when working with and around electrical current is important because the human body ______.
Resists the electricity's path
Can conduct electrical current
Won't conduct electricity
Doesn't offer electricity a circular route
The minimum safe working distance from exposed electrical conductors ______.
Depends on the voltage
Is a few inches
Is one foot
Which of the following provide the best eye protection?
The best shoes to wear on a construction site are ______-approved.
A ______ has its own clean air supply.
Mouthpiece with mechanical filter
Self-contained breathing apparatus
Full facepiece mask
HazCom classifies all paint, concrete, and wood dust as ______ materials.
Under HazCom, if you spot a hazard on your job site you must ______.
Report it to your supervisor
Notify your co-workers
Correct the problem
Routes of exposure to hazardous materials include inhalation, ingestion, and ______.
Work that is performed near a hazard but not in direct contact with it is called ______ work.
A confined space ______.
Has a limited amount of ventilation
Has no means of entry
Is too small to work in
May be entered by untrained employees
______ must be present in the same place at the same time for a fire to occur.
Oxygen, carbon dioxide, and heat
Oxygen, heat, and fuel
Hydrogen, oxygen, and wood
Grease, liquid, and heat