1. Accidents on site must be reported in line with which one of the following regulations?
With regards to PPE, the employee must
Wear the correct PPE at all times
Not misuse it
Report any damage to PPE
All of the above
How many days’ absence from work as a result of an injury can be taken before it must be reported to the Health and Safety Executive?
A prohibition notice is served to stop
Working on scaffold
Vehicles entering the site
All work on site continuing
What does this safety sign mean?
Warning wear glasses
Danger wear glasses
Eye protection must be worn
Safe to wear glasses
The electric mixing drill you are about to use has a worn cable with wires showing. What action should you take?
Tape up the cable and carry on using the drill
Stop work immediately and inform your supervisor
Use another mixing drill
Only use the mixing drill on light work
What is the maximum recommended voltage you should use on site?
Why should ladders not be painted?
The paint will make them slippery to use in wet weather conditions
The paint may not be suitable for the metal parts of the ladder
The paint could cover a damaged part of the ladder or a defect
The paint may peel off with wear and tear
When working with cement or concrete based material, why is it important to wash your hands regularly?
To prevent dermatitis
To keep your hands soft and supple
Because the boss told you to
So that the cement does not go on your clothes
Which type of eye protection would you wear when using a cartridge-operated tool?
What is the most common injury caused by lifting and moving loads by hand incorrectly?
What does the safety sign mean?
Danger of electrocution
Danger to the environment
What type of fire would you use this red fire extinguisher on?
Wood or paper fire
Which are a health risks in the list below?
Exposure to asbestos
Exposure to excessive noise
Exposure to silica
All of the above
What are your responsibilities under current legislation and official guidance whilst working in the workplace?
To work in a manner that would not injure myself or others
To abide by any safe systems of work
Work to health & safety policy, method statements and risk assessments
To follow all procedures explained to me on site induction
What does a method statement tell you?
How to safely undertake a specific task
What hazards are present
What time to start work
What to do in an emergency
What does a risk assessment tell you?
Tells me what PPE is needed
Tells me who could be harmed
It identifies potential hazards
What does LEV stand for?
Live Energy Voltage
Local Energy Value
Local Exhaust Ventilation
Local Exhaust Value
What are the Principles of LEV?
Enclose source as much as possible
Pick up points as close to source as possible
Air withdrawn at sufficient rate to remove contaminants