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BS 7671, the IEE Wiring Regulations, are:
code of practice.
health and safety guidance notes
Which of the following does not have a duty placed upon them by the Electricity at Work Regulation 1989?
The safe use of electricity on site is covered by which Regulation?
Electricity at Work Regulations 1988
Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
Electricity at Work Regulations 1990
Electricity at Work Regulations 1991
Which of the following facilities are not necessary with regards to welfare?
A supply of clean drinking water.
A supply of hot and cold water soap and towels.
A supply of tea and coffee.
What is the purpose of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989?
To make you read textbooks.
To prevent tools from being stolen.
To prevent risk of death from electricity at work activities.
To prevent you from taking unpaid sick leave.
What does the term non-statutory mean?
Not enforceable by employers
Enforceable by employers.
Not enforceable by law
Enforceable by law.
The RIDDOR Regulations requires your company to inform the enforcing authority without delay of the following circumstances except?
Any major injuries to employees.
Any fatal injuries.
The overturning of a crane.
An accident at home.
The abbreviation COSHH means?
Control of oxidising substances hazardous to health.
Control of oxidising substances harmful to health.
Control of substances harmful to health.
Control of substances hazardous to health
Which of the following is not covered be the HASAWA 1974?
Apprentices at college
Under the HASAWA 1974 employers have duties to their employees which of the following is not a duty of an employer?
The employer must provide JIB rates of overtime payment.
The employer must provide safety information.
The employer must provide safety training
They must maintain plant and machinery in a safe condition
As an employee you have responsibilities under the HASAWA 1974 which of the following is not a responsibility?
Bringing to your employer's attention any situation you consider dangerous.
Co-operate with your employer on safety matters.
Do not recklessly interfere with anything provided for your safety
Informing to your employer on people who leave early
The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 imposes general health and safety requirements on all the following except?
It is the duty of all employees under the Health and Safety at Work Act to:
look after their own safety only
look after the safety of themselves and of colleagues around them
instruct other workers on safety matters
British Standards, B.S. 7671 are:
part of the Electricity at Work regulations
have been replaced by IEE Wiring regulations
It is the responsibility of all employers to ensure that the workplace is:
safe without risk to health
warm and comfortable to work in
always clean and tidy
inspected every day to identify hazards
The main legislation concerned with the safe use of chemicals in the workplace is:
The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations
The Environment Protection Act
The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulation (COSHH)
The Consumer Protection Act
In terms of fire precautions it is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that:
daily inspections are made to ensure that there are no fire risks
all materials used in the workplace are non-flammable
adequate means of escape and fire fighting are provided
all work areas are fireproof
It is the responsibility of an employee who identifies a safety hazard in the workplace to:
report the hazard to the supervisor
leave the premises and inform others to do the same
avoid the hazard and carry on working
report the hazard to the local health authority
Trades and employer associations within the electrical industry are responsible for
inspecting all completed installation work
finding employment for redundant workers
preparing statutory regulations for the industry
maintaining standards within the industry
The term BSEN found on most products refers to
British Standard Electrified Natural
British Standard Empowered Norm
British Standard European Norm
British Standard Electrical Nomenclature
The Health and Safety at Work Act come into force in
Which of these best describes working at height?
10m above the ground
Any height above or below ground level that can cause an injury if you fall
6m above the ground
5m above the ground
In accordance with the Electricity at Work regulations, when considering whether to work live a responsible person should:
do as the client demands
only work live
only work dead
carry out a risk assessment
Under the Electricity at Work Regulations, live working is considered:
never to be allowed
only to be allowed in exceptional circumstances
to be normally permitted
as entirely acceptable
What happens if a Prohibition Notice is issued by an Inspector of the local authority or the HSE?
The work that is subject to the notice must cease
The work can continue, provided a risk assessment is carried out
The work can continue if adequate safety precautions are put in place
The work in hand can be completed, but no new work started
A Health and Safety Executive Inspector can?
Only visit if they have made an appointment
Only visit to interview the site manager
Only visit if accompanied by the principal contractor
Visit at any time
If a Health and Safety Executive Inspector issues a “Prohibition Notice”, this means that:
the HSE must supervise all work from then on
the HSE must supervise the work covered by the notice
specific work activities, highlighted on the notice, must stop
the HSE must notify the police and force penalties
Employers are required to provide information to their employees on their health and safety rights and responsibilities and how to get advice by:
Telling them verbally when they start work for them
Displaying a poster or giving them leaflets approved by the HSE
Making them read the company health and safety policy
E-mailing the information to them
Employers have to produce a written Health and Safety Policy statement when:
A contract commences
The HSE notifies them
The safety representative requests it
They employ five people or more
What do the letters HSE stand for?
Health and Safety Executive
Health and Safety Examiner
Health and Safety Exercise
Highly Safe Electrician
The Health and Safety Executive is:
The jury in health and safety court cases
Part of the police force
The regulatory body for the promotion of health and safety at work
Part of the National Health Service
The Health and Safety at Work Act requires employers to provide what for their employees?
Suitable transport to work
A safe place of work
Payment for work done
Adequate rest periods
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and any regulations made under the Act are:
Not compulsory, but should be complied with if convenient
Advisory to companies and individuals
Practical advice for the employer to follow
Regulations that govern health and safety on construction sites:
apply only to large companies
do not apply during ’out of hours’ working
apply only to inexperienced workers
Which of the following must an employer consider when making provisions for first aid?
How much working space will be wasted
How much will it cost
Whether the local ambulance service can be used
The likely types of injury
Under what circumstances do the Work at Height Regulations permit a stepladder to be used on site?
Never – stepladders are banned
At any time
Provided you can’t fall 2 metres or more
Only when a risk assessment shows that safer alternatives have been ruled out and the task is of low risk and of short duration
Which regulation require you to provide suitable first-aid equipment, facilities and people so your employees can be given immediate help if they are injured or taken ill at work.
Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981
Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulation 2002
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
Which regulation came in to reduce the amount of injuries occurring from the moving loads at work
Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulation 1998
Confined Space Regulations 1997
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Which regulation looks at risks to people’s health and safety, from equipment that they use at work.
The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006
Which regulation requires you to carry out a suitable and thorough assessment of the risks for all work within an man hole
The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989