Work Health & Safety

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A quiz for hairdressing students.

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Question 1

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What does WHS stand for?
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  • Work Hours of Safety
  • Work Hairdresser Safety
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Work Hazards and Safety

Question 2

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WHS legislation is designed to minimise risks and prevent accidents in the workplace. What is the name of the legislation that governs health and safety in WA?
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  • Occupational Safety & Health Act 1984
  • Health Act 1911
  • Food Act 2008
  • Safety, Rehabilitation & Compensation Act 1988

Question 3

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Why is it so important to know about WHS?
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  • It is important to know how to avoid injury
  • It is important to help your co-workers avoid injury
  • WHS is the law
  • All of these answers are correct

Question 4

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What is the three step process (SAM) used to identify and control workplace hazards?
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  • Safety Appraisal Management
  • Spot the problem, Assess options, Make the decision
  • Spot the hazard, Assess the risk, Make the change
  • Stop, Act, Move

Question 5

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Once you have spotted a hazard what is the FIRST thing you should do?
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  • Report it to your supervisor or employer
  • Leave it as someone else will fix it eventually
  • Phone Worksafe immediately
  • Fill in an Incident Report form

Question 6

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When working as a hairdresser, suitable work shoes include shoes that are:
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  • Low heeled and comfortable
  • Open toed and rubber soled
  • Well worn and without tread
  • With steel toe caps

Question 7

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In the hairdressing industry, factors that may cause slips, trips and falls include:
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  • Unswept hair and wet floors
  • Footwear that does not provide enough tread
  • Equipment, tool trolleys and rubbish left in the way
  • All of these answers are correct

Question 8

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Clean floors, keeping all work areas tidy and good lighting are important safety considerations in a workplace to:
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  • Ensure clients can read the magazines
  • Reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls
  • Make sure the work area looks attractive and uncluttered
  • Reduce the risk of back ache

Question 9

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What do Safety Data Sheets (SDS) provide essential information about?
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  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hazardous substances
  • Workplace inspections
  • Equipment used at work

Question 10

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What are the most common hazardous substances used for work tasks in the hairdressing industry?
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  • Boiling water
  • Cleaning products
  • Chemical hair products
  • Insecticides

Question 11

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Hazardous substances used in the hairdressing industry must be used according to:
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  • The manufacturer's instructions
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • Safe work procedures
  • All of these answers are corrrect

Question 12

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In a hairdressing salon, adequate ventilation to control fumes and odours is NOT provided through:
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  • A skylight in the ceiling
  • Windows that are open
  • An air conditioning system
  • Use of extraction fans

Question 13

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What items of personal protective equipment (PPE) are most likely to be required when working in the hairdressing industry?
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  • Earplugs, safety helmet, gloves
  • Gloves, protective apron, non-slip shoes
  • Mask, gloves, safety glasses
  • Goggles, wide brimmed hat, gloves

Question 14

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To reduce the risk of contact dermatitis, you should:
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  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Apply medical strength hand lotion regularly
  • Wear protective gloves and barrier cream
  • All of these answers are correct

Question 15

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Employers have a duty to provide personal protective equipment:
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  • To control all workplace hazards
  • When hazards in the workplace cannot be eliminated or to increase protection
  • In hot weather to increase protection
  • In preference to isolating the hazard

Question 16

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Fatigue at work can be reduced by:
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  • Standing or bending over long periods of time
  • Avoiding too many late nights or excessive alcohol use
  • Taking regular breaks and varying the work tasks
  • Drinking lots of strong, hot coffee

Question 17

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What are some of the security measures that must be adhered to when handling cash?
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  • Don’t count cash in front of customers
  • Remove excess cash from the till to safe storage
  • Take the float straight from the safe to the till
  • All of these answers are correct

Question 18

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In a workplace, what should you know if someone gets hurt?
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  • Who knows first aid and where the first aid kit is
  • Who to report it to
  • What the emergency numbers are
  • All of these answers are correct
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