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Ladders 1

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Ladders 1

This test is designed to test employee knowledge of construction safety,usage of Ladders and stairways, and their installation.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Are metal ladders allowed on Kiewit job sites?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    A break in elevation of _____ or more requires a step or ladder for access?
    • A. 

      7 ¾ in

    • B. 

      18 in

    • C. 

      12 in

    • D. 

      16 in

  • 3. 
    How much force are handrails required to withstand?  
    • A. 

      At least 1000lbs

    • B. 

      At least 200lbs

    • C. 

      At least 500lbs

    • D. 

      No more than 100

  • 4. 
    When are handrails required?  
    • A. 

      Stairs with 4 or more risers

    • B. 

      Stairs higher than 30 inches

    • C. 

      Stairs less than 44 in wide

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 5. 
    How big of a platform is needed outside a door?This isn't acceptable.
    • A. 

      20 inches

    • B. 

      20 inches past door swing

    • C. 

      The width of door swing

    • D. 

      None is needed

  • 6. 
    Do metal pan stairways need a temporary filler to be able to use prior to concrete installation?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Can a job built ladder have a varying distance between steps?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    How much weight must a self supporting ladder be able to withstand?
    • A. 

      2 times the intended load

    • B. 

      4 times the intended load

    • C. 

      The amount of the intended load

    • D. 

      "a little less is fine, they are over designed."

  • 9. 
    At what ratio or angle does a ladder need to be leaning to achieve optimal performance and safety for those who use it?
    • A. 

      1 foot away for 4 feet of height 4:1

    • B. 

      1 foot away for 2 feet of height 2:1

    • C. 

      1 foot away for 8 feet of height 8:1

    • D. 

      Straight up and down

  • 10. 
    How far must a ladder extend past the desired landing area?
    • A. 

      1 Foot Above

    • B. 

      1 Foot Below

    • C. 

      Just to the height of landing

    • D. 

      3 Feet above landing