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Question 1

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What is the first measure to control a hazard under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations?
Answer
  • Provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Eliminate the use of hazardous product.
  • Use extraction at source.
  • Enclose the process.

Question 2

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What is the first main requirement for employees according to the HASAWA?
Answer
  • Carry out a risk assessment.
  • Provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Provide training for employees.
  • Carry out employee health monitoring.

Question 3

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Who is responsible for reporting incidents under the RIDDOR regulations?
Answer
  • The person who has been injured.
  • A colleague who witnessed the incident.
  • The employer of the injured person.
  • A bystander who witnessed the incident.

Question 4

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What is the most important reason for an organisation to regularly review its health and safety performance?
Answer
  • To produce a report following a major accident.
  • To check the number of accidents that have occurred.
  • To update procedures after an accident has occurred.
  • To ensure policies and procedures protect staff.

Question 5

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Before working in a confined space where fumes may be present, what is the best safe working practice?
Answer
  • Provide breathing apparatus.
  • Test the air quality prior to entry.
  • Add oxygen to the air.
  • Ensure fire extinguishers are available.

Question 6

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Which one of the following is a human condition that could lead to an accident?
Answer
  • Inadequate lighting
  • Lack of training.
  • Inadequate ventilation.
  • Unguarded machinery.

Question 7

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Which is a benefit of implementing an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System that will increase profitability?
Answer
  • Improve production rates
  • Improve product quality.
  • Reduce waste.
  • Reduce staffing levels.

Question 8

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What legislation regulates the acceptable disposal of controlled waste on land?
Answer
  • Hazardous Waste Regulations.
  • Pollution Prevention and Control Act.
  • Clean Air Act
  • Environmental Protection Act.

Question 9

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What shape and main colour is used for a sign indicating an emergency exit?
Answer
  • Round and green.
  • Round and red.
  • Rectangular and green.
  • Rectangular and red.

Question 10

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Who should know of where a company’s first aid facilities are located?
Answer
  • All employees.
  • Local ambulance service.
  • Senior managers only.
  • Company first aiders.

Question 11

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What is the first action to be taken when someone has suffered an electric shock?
Answer
  • Call the emergency service
  • Call a company first aider.
  • Drag the person away from the electrical source.
  • Isolate the electrical supply.

Question 12

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A drill with exposed wires showing on a damaged cable should be
Answer
  • repaired using insulation tape
  • used carefully, avoiding the damaged area
  • returned to the stores for inspection
  • returned to the supplier.

Question 13

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What action should be taken on hearing the fire alarm indicating premises must be evacuated?
Answer
  • Leave by the emergency exit and wait outside.
  • Leave by the emergency exit after collecting any personal possessions.
  • Leave by the emergency exit and report to the assembly point.
  • Leave by the emergency exit after being informed it is not a drill.

Question 14

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Why is it important that all accidents are reported and investigated?
Answer
  • To complete the accident book prior to inspection.
  • To prevent accidents happening again.
  • To prove H&S is being managed effectively
  • To provide accident statistics for H&S reports.

Question 15

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What type of fire extinguisher should be used on fires involving electrical equipment?
Answer
  • Water fire extinguisher
  • Foam fire extinguisher.
  • CO2 fire extinguisher.
  • Wet chemical fire extinguisher.

Question 16

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Which colours identify a CO2 fire extinguisher?
Answer
  • All red with a blue panel.
  • All red with a black panel.
  • All red with a cream panel.
  • All red with a red panel.

Question 17

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What three elements are needed for a fire to be established and maintained?
Answer
  • Heat, fuel and argon.
  • Acetylene, propane and oxygen.
  • Heat, fuel and oxygen
  • Argon, nitrogen and oxygen.

Question 18

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What does the Safe Working Load (SWL) marked on lifting equipment indicate
Answer
  • The load that can be exceeded in certain circumstances.
  • A recommended load that can be ignored if required.
  • The minimum load at which this piece of equipment can be used.
  • The maximum load at which this piece of equipment can be used.

Question 19

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The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations require employers to
Answer
  • ensure the minimum wage rate is paid.
  • provide child care facilities.
  • undertake risk assessments.
  • provide paid holidays.

Question 20

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What powers do Health and Safety Executive Inspectors have when investigating companies?
Answer
  • They can only enter premises following five days’ notice.
  • They can enter premises at any time.
  • They can only enter premises when invited by the employer.
  • They can only enter premises when invited by the union.