Unit 201: Health and safety in building services engineering

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Question 1

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1. Under the Health & Safety at Work Act, an employer must produce a written health and safety policy statement when employing:
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  • a. Five operatives
  • b. Four operatives
  • c. Two operatives
  • d. One operative.

Question 2

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Which of the following electrical power tools is the safest to use on a construction site?
Answer
  • 1. 415V tool
  • 2. 240V tool
  • 3. 110V tool
  • 4. Cordless tool.

Question 3

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What is the required distance from the bottom of a wall to the base of a ladder if the vertical height from the base of the wall to the top of the ladder is six metres?
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  • 1. 500mm
  • 2. 1,000mm
  • 3. 1,500mm
  • 4. 2,000mm.

Question 4

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What is the approximate height (H) that a ladder should project above a working platform for access purposes?
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Ladder Plumb
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  • 1. 100mm
  • 2. 200mm
  • 3. 600mm
  • 4. 1,000mm.

Question 5

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Which of the following requirements for construction sites is detailed under the Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations?
Answer
  • 1. First aid provision
  • 2. Toilet facilities
  • 3. Safety sign provision
  • 4. Accident reporting.

Question 6

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The preferred method of dealing with fumes from long-term lead welding activities that are carried out indoors is:
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  • 1. Regular rest breaks
  • 2. Local fume extraction
  • 3. Half face dust mask
  • 4. Full welding mask.

Question 7

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Which of the following types of PPE is essential when clearing a blockage in an inspection chamber with drain rods?
Answer
  • 1. Ear defenders
  • 2. Knee pads
  • 3. Rubber gloves
  • 4. Dust mask.

Question 8

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In which of the following types of ground is the close boarded trench support system most likely to be required?
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  • 1. Deep excavations with loose soil
  • 2. Trench cut in concrete
  • 3. Shallow excavations in clay
  • 4. Shallow excavations in compacted gravel.

Question 9

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What type of sign has a green background and a white symbol?
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  • 1. Prohibition sign
  • 2. Mandatory sign
  • 3. Warning sign
  • 4. Information sign.

Question 10

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A permit to work system is most likely to be needed when carrying out which of the following activities?
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  • 1. Commissioning a hot water system
  • 2. Soldering near combustible material
  • 3. Fixing a plastic soil pipe
  • 4. Bending LCS with a hydraulic bender.

Question 11

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Who has responsibility for ensuring that correct PPE is provided for work activities?
Answer
  • 1. The employee
  • 2. The employer
  • 3. The HSE
  • 4. The site labourer.

Question 12

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A portable appliance (PAT) test is used to:
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  • 1. Check the gas pressure on a blowtorch
  • 2. Check the operation of a cartridge operated tool
  • 3. Check the electrical safety of a portable tool
  • 4. Check the operation of a portable generator.

Question 13

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When planning to lift a cast iron, rainwater downpipe into position, which is far too heavy to lift safely alone, what action should be taken?
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  • 1. Try your best on your own
  • 2. Break the pipe into smaller parts first
  • 3. Ask a work colleague to help with the lift
  • 4. Install a smaller diameter pipe and inform your supervisor.

Question 14

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When using a propane blowtorch for soldering copper pipe components together, you should:
Answer
  • 1. Always have a fire extinguisher available
  • 2. Never use it, if only working with dissimilar metals
  • 3. Always wear a dust mask
  • 4. Never solder when working alone.

Question 15

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If you accidently get a minor burn on your finger, your first action should be:
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  • 1. Rub antiseptic cream on the affected area
  • 2. Cool the affected area using cold water
  • 3. Immediately burst the blister that forms
  • 4. Do nothing yourself, call the first aid officer and ambulance.

Question 16

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Under COSHH, propane gas is regarded as:
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  • 1. An irritant
  • 2. Harmful
  • 3. Extremely flammable
  • 4. Toxic.
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