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Health & Safety Quiz

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Unit 1 Health & Safety Quiz
Peter Cunningham
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Question 1

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What reasons exist for managing health & safety? (Tick all that apply):
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  • Legal
  • Economic
  • Moral
  • Customer requirement

Question 2

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A hazard is:
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  • Something with the potential to cause harm
  • Something to fall over
  • Something in the wrong place
  • A problem that has no solution

Question 3

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Risk is:
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  • Not knowing what is around the corner
  • Something you are not sure about
  • A problem that is going to upset you
  • Likelihood that harm from a hazard may be realised

Question 4

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The most effective way to control risk is:
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  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Elimination
  • Discipline
  • Controls

Question 5

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Which of the following is not a major injury according to RIDDOR?
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  • A fracture to the finger
  • An amputation
  • Loss of consciousness caused by exposure to a harmful substance
  • Injury resulting from electric shock

Question 6

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Reasons for investigating accidents (Tick all that apply):
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  • To learn from mistakes
  • To show employees that you care
  • To satisfy legal requirements under RIDDOR
  • For insurance purposes

Question 7

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What ‘4Cs’ are critical in developing a positive safety culture?
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  • Cool, Calm, Collected and Confident
  • Competence, Control, Cooperation and Communication
  • Charismatic, Capable, Confident and Communication
  • Charm, Charisma, Confidence and Control

Question 8

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What components are necessary for a fire to exist (Tick all that apply)?
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  • Heat
  • Fuel
  • Space
  • Oxygen

Question 9

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Most manual handling injuries are:
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  • Sprains & strains
  • Fractures
  • Contusions
  • Lacerations

Question 10

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Noise is:
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  • Loud sounds
  • Prolonged sounds
  • Unwanted sound
  • Concorde going overhead

Question 11

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What is the most common route of entry to the body for substances that cause industrial poisoning?
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  • Injection
  • Absorption
  • Ingestion
  • Inhalation

Question 12

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What does this CHIP symbol mean?
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  • Flammable, extremely flammable and highly flammable
  • Explosive
  • Very Toxic, toxic, carcinogenic, mutagenic and toxic for reproduction
  • Harmful, irritant and sensitising

Question 13

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Inspectors have a number of options for dealing with breaches of legislation and unsafe situations. Which of the following are formal methods? (Tick all that apply)
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  • Improvement Notice
  • Letter
  • Prohibition Notice
  • Deferred Prohibition Notice

Question 14

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What is the maximum time period between completing formal examinations on Local Exhaust Ventilation systems?
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  • 6 months
  • 12 months
  • 14 months
  • 18 months

Question 15

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Which type of accident accounts for the single biggest cause of workplace death?
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  • Falls from height
  • Electric shock
  • Poisoning
  • Being hit by a moving vehicle

Question 16

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Which of the following factors should be considered for the safe operation of a fork lift truck? (Tick all that apply)
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  • Driver competence
  • Routes for vehicles and pedestrian traffic
  • Load stability
  • Maintenance

Question 17

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When should an employee be trained?
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  • When they join the company
  • When they change jobs
  • When they get promoted
  • At regular intervals during their work life

Question 18

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Which workers are designated as special risk?
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  • Pregnant ladies
  • Young persons
  • Lone workers
  • Managing Directors

Question 19

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Who is responsible for health and safety?
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  • The boss
  • The workers
  • The health and safety executive
  • Everyone

Question 20

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Risk assessments must be recorded when more than how many employees work for a company?
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  • 1
  • 5
  • 12
  • 20
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