Know how to handle hazardous situations part 1

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2 Health and Safety Quiz on Know how to handle hazardous situations part 1, created by Vito Martino on 09/19/2014.

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Question 1

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Which of the following is a Prohibition sign

Question 2

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Which of the following is a Mandatory Sign

Question 3

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Which of the following is a Information sign

Question 4

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Which of the following is a Warning sign

Question 5

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What type of sign is shown here
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  • Information
  • Prohibition
  • Warning
  • Mandatory

Question 6

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What type of sign is shown here
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  • Prohibition
  • Information
  • Mandatory
  • Warning

Question 7

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What type of sign is shown here
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  • Mandatory
  • Information
  • Warning
  • Prohibition

Question 8

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What type of sign is shown here
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  • Warning
  • Information
  • Prohibition
  • Mandatory

Question 9

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What is the main colour on a safety sign stating that you must NOT do something?
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  • Blue
  • Green
  • Red
  • Yellow

Question 10

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What does a blue and white health and safety signs tell you?
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  • Things you must do
  • Information about the area
  • The risks in the area
  • Things you must not do

Question 11

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What is meant by the term Hazard?
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  • Something with the potential to cause harm
  • The likelihood of a accident occurring
  • An accident thats going to happan
  • Where harm is likely to happen

Question 12

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The definition of a ‘Risk’ is
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  • A ‘near miss’ which could have led to serious injury or loss of life
  • The potential of a substance, activity, or process to cause harm
  • The likelihood of a substance, activity, or process to cause harm.
  • An incident that could have led to an accident

Question 13

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In the event of an accident the first thing you should do is
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  • Secure the site
  • Touch or move the person
  • Assess the situation
  • Shout or phone for help

Question 14

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RIDDOR provides the regulations for the reporting and investigating of
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  • Accidents
  • Equipment breaking down
  • Causes of sickness due to the working environment
  • Use of dangerous substances

Question 15

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If there is a risk of injury from lifting loads what should you think about first?
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  • Whether the load needs to be lifted at all
  • Where to hold the load when lifting
  • What the weight of the load is
  • How to lift the load

Question 16

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Before performing manual lifting what is the first thing you should do?
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  • Check the area behind you
  • Weigh the equipment
  • Assess the whole task
  • See if it can be broken into several pieces

Question 17

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You are about to put on your head protection (hard hat) and work on a building site when you notice a crack in the side of the hat what should you do?
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  • Wear nothing, as the chances of getting hit on the head are remote.
  • Notify your supervisor and get a replacement hat.
  • Put a baseball cap on, as no body will notice the difference.
  • Put the hat on and continue to work as normal.

Question 18

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The RIDDOR Regulations requires your company to inform the enforcing authority without delay of the following circumstances except?
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  • The overturning of a crane.
  • An accident at home.
  • Any fatal injuries.
  • Any major injuries to employees.

Question 19

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If you had to deal with an emergency i.e. bomb threat or chemical spill, what should your first action be?
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  • Inform your parents.
  • Dial the emergency service number in a safe environment.
  • Inform the local newspaper.
  • Sneak away without informing anybody.

Question 20

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What is the correct immediate treatment for a burn?
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  • Treat for shock.
  • Flood the burn with cold water.
  • Check for pulse.
  • Remove clothing.

Question 21

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In which of the following situations does asbestos become very dangerous
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  • Whilst disturbed when drilling
  • Soaked in water
  • Painted on
  • Whilst working 1m away from the asbestos

Question 22

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Whilst working in a factory you discover asbestos, what should you do?
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  • Stop work and inform your supervisor
  • Continue to work and not disturb it
  • Try and remove the asbestos and safely dispose it
  • Remove the asbestos and safely place in a skip.

Question 23

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In what form does asbestos become harmful?
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  • As the fibres are released in the air
  • When you touch asbestos
  • When you eat food in a canteen that has asbestos
  • When it is in the form of a tile

Question 24

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Which of the following diseases is not related to asbestos
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  • Heart disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Asbestosis
  • Mesothelioma

Question 25

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Which of the following diseases is related to asbestos exposure?
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  • Mesothelioma
  • Heart disease
  • Flu
  • Hand, foot and mouth

Question 26

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What colour would you find asbestos in the form of crocidolite in?
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  • Blue
  • White
  • Red
  • Brown

Question 27

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In the workplace who is likely to manage treatment after an accident, prior to the ambulance arriving
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  • A work mate
  • Your supervisor
  • First aider
  • Your Local GP

Question 28

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A person is found lying on the floor with a ladder place on top of them, what is the first action to take
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  • Ring the Health and Safety Executive
  • Assess the situation and check if they are responsive
  • Telephone reception for assistance
  • Grab the injured person and move him away from the ladder

Question 29

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Moving, transporting and lifting items are all defined as
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  • Manual handling
  • Running
  • Information
  • Safe isolation

Question 30

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An electrician whilst chasing a wall should wear a hard hat and what other item?
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  • Safety harness and glasses
  • Safety harness and a high visibility jacket
  • Disposable respirator and safety glasses
  • Knee pads

Question 31

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Accidents on site can be reduced by providing
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  • Staff training
  • Welfare facilities
  • Providing all staff with PPE
  • Tell all staff of the first aid facilities

Question 32

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You find a work colleague unconscious having seemingly received an electric shock, the first action you should take is?
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  • Assess the situation
  • Check for a pulse
  • Ring security
  • Inform you supervisor

Question 33

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When working in an area where there is a high level of dust, what should be worn?
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  • Respirator
  • Overalls
  • Steel toe cap boots
  • Hard hat

Question 34

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RIDDOR must be applied in the event of an accident when
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  • a major injury occurs
  • a minor injury occurs
  • a cut to the finger occurs
  • all of the above

Question 35

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When PPE is required for a task on a construction site. Who is required to provide the PPE
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  • Employer
  • Employee
  • Supervisor
  • Work Colleague

Question 36

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What does PPE stand for?
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  • Provided Protective Equipment.
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • Private Protection Equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment.

Question 37

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Which of the following would not be considered good eye protection when working on a construction site?
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  • Face shields.
  • Box goggle
  • Cup goggles.
  • Sun glasses.

Question 38

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You are about to put on your hard hatwhilst working on a building site when you notice a crack in the side of the hat. What should you do?
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  • Notify your supervisor and get a replacement hat.
  • Put a baseball cap on, as no body will notice the difference.
  • Wear nothing, as the chances of getting hit on the head are remote.
  • Put the hat on and continue to work as normal.

Question 39

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In hot weather which one of the following is correct with regard to safety helmets?
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  • You do not need to wear your helmet
  • You can drill holes in your safety hat for ventilation
  • You must continue to wear your helmet
  • You can take off your helmet while working inside the building

Question 40

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If you are drilling into concrete with a masonry drill, in which one of the following circumstances will you need to wear eye protection?
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  • Not if drilling into the floor
  • Only if the drill is bigger than 10mm
  • Only when drilling overhead
  • Always

Question 41

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When MUST an employer provide their employees with personal protective equipment (PPE)?
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  • Every 5 years
  • If the client or main contractor specifies it in the contract
  • Twice a year
  • When they may be exposed to a risk to their health & safety which cannot be controlled another way

Question 42

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Which of the following must your safety helmet comply with to meet with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations?
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  • It is less than 1 year old
  • It has a label with your name on it
  • It is a good visible colour
  • It can be adjusted to suit your head size

Question 43

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When should you wear safety footwear on site?
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  • Only if the site conditions are wet
  • Only when working outdoors
  • When there is a risk of a foot injury
  • Only when working on scaffolds

Question 44

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Which one of the following must apply to any hard hat provided?
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  • It is less than 2 years old
  • It is less than 1 year old
  • It is less than 5 years old
  • It is CE - marked

Question 45

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If it is necessary for an employee to use personal protective equipment, who has a duty to provide it?
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  • The principal contractor
  • The employer
  • The employee
  • The trade union

Question 46

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When considering what measures to take to protect people’s health and safety, PPE should always be regarded as:
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  • the only practical measure
  • the best way to tackle the job
  • the first line of defence
  • the last resort

Question 47

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Exposure to asbestos fibres may cause which one of the following?
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  • Asbestosis
  • Glandular fever
  • Asthma
  • Dermatitis

Question 48

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How would you recognise a hazardous substance?
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  • It will be in a suitable container
  • The colour of the label on the container
  • By its smell
  • By a symbol on the container

Question 49

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Which of the following does NOT cause skin problems?
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  • Epoxy resins
  • Asbestos
  • Solvents
  • Bitumens

Question 50

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When an assessment of hazardous substances has been carried out under the COSHH Regulations, the risks and control measures should be explained to:
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  • the person in charge of the stores
  • the accounts department
  • all employees on site
  • the operatives using the substance

Question 51

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If you have been handling lead, how is it most likely to get into your blood stream?
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  • By not washing your hands before eating
  • By not using the correct safety footwear
  • By not reporting the matter to the HSE
  • By not wearing safety goggles

Question 52

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What must your employer do if the daily personal noise exposure is at or exceeds 85 db(A)?
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  • Report it to the Health and Safety Executive
  • Tell employees to buy their own hearing protection
  • Issue hearing protection to those exposed and ensure that it is worn
  • Provide hearing protection to those employees who ask for it

Question 53

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At or above what level of daily personal noise exposure does an employer have to provide hearing protection if it is requested by an employee?
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  • 85 dB(A)
  • 80 dB(A)
  • 95 dB(A)
  • 90 dB(A)

Question 54

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Excessive sunlight on bare skin can cause which serious health problem?
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  • Skin cancer
  • Acne
  • Rickets
  • Dermatitis
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