Capitaland Environmental, Health And Safety (ehs) Quiz 2014

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At CapitaLand, we care for the environment and our staff's health and safety at work. We hope to test your understanding and knowledge of the Environmental, Health and Safety Management System (EHSMS) with this quiz. There are 20 questions in this quiz. It has no time limit and unlimited attempts are allowed. Please note:This quiz is targeted at all staff in CapitaLand Group. For colleagues who are specialist-trained as of part of the Company Emergency Response Team (CERT) in managing CapitaLand properties, kindly generalize your knowledge and skills to being a general staff when attempting the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      All FSC paper is made from 100% recycled material.

    • B. 

      FSC paper is made from sustainably managed sources, e.g. no illegal logging

    • C. 

      FSC paper has a high carbon footprint

    • D. 

      FSC paper can be recycled infinitely

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      14%

    • B. 

      16%

    • C. 

      18%

    • D. 

      20%

  • 3. 
    You walked into the office and found your colleague lying unconscious on the floor. What should you do? (Multiple answers required)
    • A. 

      Splash water to try to revive him/her

    • B. 

      Dial 995 for emergency ambulance

    • C. 

      Inform his/her immediate supervisor within 24 hours

  • 4. 
    Which of the following can be fire hazards in the workplace?
    • A. 

      Reheating/cooking food in its packaging using the microwave/oven

    • B. 

      Leaving discarded items around and blocking passageways and fire exits

    • C. 

      Overloading extension cords and/or power plugs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
     Which of the following is NOT advisable during an event of a fire?  
    • A. 

      Lifts must not be used unless under supervision of fire fighters/ Company Emergency Response Team (CERT) registered with Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)

    • B. 

      Re-enter the building to rescue your colleagues

    • C. 

      Seal all cracks where smoke can enter by using wet materials if you are unable to evacuate

    • D. 

      If caught in smoke, get as low as possible to the floor and move to the exit to prevent excessive inhalation of smoke

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is INCORRECT regarding good housekeeping?
    • A. 

      Remove clutter which can cause colleagues to trip and fall

    • B. 

      There is no direct relationship between good housekeeping and workplace safety

    • C. 

      Ensure no flammable items like paper or drinks are placed around electrical sockets which could start a fire

    • D. 

      Keep electrical kitchen appliances clean and in working condition

  • 7. 
    What are the things that you can do to conserve resources in your workplace? (Multiple answers required)
    • A. 

      Recycle all your papers using the shredder, secured bin or paper bin (depending on the level of confidentiality) at the utility/photocopier areas

    • B. 

      Keep doors open to allow fresh air to come in

    • C. 

      Report any water leak to the appropriate personnel, e.g. Admin. Department or SBU Management Representatives(MRs) /Deputy Management Representatives (Dy MRs) (Please go to iHub for more information: iHub:\Work Services\Technical Services\Environmental, Health & Safety\Training and awareness\Introduction to CapitaLand EHSMS

    • D. 

      Store documents and archives electronically

  • 8. 
    Which of the following green feature(s) can be found in CapitaHub?
    • A. 

      Follow-me-print to reduce paper wastage

    • B. 

      Light and motion sensors installed in meeting rooms and walkways

    • C. 

      Potted plants and greenery in the office to improve indoor air quality and working environment

    • D. 

      Recycling bins for paper, plastic and metal

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Complacency and distractions are most often the main cause for workplace accidents. Identify which of the following could potentially result in workplace injury?
    • A. 

      Using the facility when safety sign is displayed (e.g. “Cleaning in Progress”, “Caution Wet Floor”)

    • B. 

      Texting while walking towards the pantry/up and down the steps

    • C. 

      Flick water on the floor after washing your hands

    • D. 

      Ignore on-coming traffic when opening the doors/cabinets/drawers

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1, 2 and 3

    • C. 

      1, 3 and 4

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Everyone has a role to play in protecting the environment. Below are some accurate tips to go green in office environment, EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Avoid colour printing as it uses more ink

    • B. 

      Set screensaver to conserve energy

    • C. 

      Always turn off the lights when you leave the meeting room

    • D. 

      Lower your monitor’s brightness (within your comfort limits) as the brightest setting consumes twice as much power as the dimmest setting

  • 12. 
    A safe and green workplace is the responsibility of everyone working there. Choose the MOST APPROPRIATE answer from the following choices on how you should take ownership of your own health and safety. 
    • A. 

      Insist to use defective facility even when warning sign is displayed, e.g. "Do Not Use"

    • B. 

      Exercise regularly (HPB recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week, e.g. brisk walking, taking stairs instead of lifts, leisure swimming). It helps you to stay fit and able to be evacuated more easily during an event of fire

    • C. 

      Let the tap running when you are soaping the utensils

    • D. 

      Throw used tissue papers into recycling bins

  • 13. 
    A colleague accidentally spilt his/her drink which then came into contact with the electrical outlets. He/she received an electric shock when he turned on the switch and passed out on the floor.  How should you respond if you witnessed this?1. Approach your colleague and move him/her to a safe area with your bare hands.2. Insulate yourself from the ground with shoes with rubber soles or find a rubber mat. Identify a non-conductive object (non-metallic item, e.g. plastic ruler) to turn off the switch.3. Call 995 for ambulance 4. Contact the first-aider. Administer first aid if you are trained. 
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      1, 2 and 4

    • D. 

      2, 3 and 4

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Microwave oven

    • B. 

      Conventional oven

    • C. 

      No difference, they use the same amount of energy

  • 15. 
    Do you know that by using less paper and recycling paper help save our trees, reduce energy consumption, and help to lengthen the lifespan of our landfill. United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has found that recycling papers causes 35% less water pollution and 74% less air pollution. On average how many trees could you save if one ton (400 reams of A4 paper) of printing and writing paper are recycled? Check out this URL for some tips: https://www.nyu.edu/sustainability/pdf/Recycled_Paper_and_toner.pdf
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      17

  • 16. 
    Do you know that by putting the wrong waste into the recycling bins contaminates the recycled waste collected and renders them non-recyclable. and has to be incinerated. Which of the following items should NOT be thrown into recycling bin? (Multiple answers required)
    • A. 

      Laminated and glossy papers e.g. magazines, brochures, etc

    • B. 

      Plastic yogurt tubs and bubble tea plastic cups after being rinsed

    • C. 

      Vending machine cups

    • D. 

      Sticky notes

    • E. 

      Tissue paper/kitchen towel

  • 17. 
    Do you know the proper procedure to operate a fire extinguisher? Arrange the steps in the correct order. Please refer to Introduction to CapitaLand EHSMS Training Slides at:iHub:\Work Services\Technical Services\Environmental, Health & Safety\Training and awareness\Introduction to CapitaLand EHSMS1. Sweep left right left motion2. Pull the safety ring3. Squeeze the lever4. Aim at the source of fire  
    • A. 

      2, 4, 3, 1

    • B. 

      2, 1, 4, 3

    • C. 

      4, 2, 1, 3

    • D. 

      4, 1, 2, 3

  • 18. 
    What are the actions to take upon hearing the fire alarm and the instruction to evacuate? (Multiple answers required)
    • A. 

      Leave the building in a calm and orderly manner

    • B. 

      Take a fire extinguisher and put out the fire which is at different level

    • C. 

      Take the elevator to make your way out faster

    • D. 

      Help your colleague, if she is pregnant, or incapacitated, e.g. sprained leg, to leave the building

    • E. 

      Guide your guests/visitors to immediately evacuate to the assembly point