Quiz Over Workplace Safety

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Quiz Over Workplace Safety

Some workplaces are more dangerous than others depending on the type of work being done. There is a standard workplace safety guideline and it’s what we are testing in the quiz below. All the best as you attempt.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Equipment wires and connections should be checked:
    • A. 

      Every day.

    • B. 

      Before an inspection.

    • C. 

      Periodically.

    • D. 

      Once a year.

  • 2. 
    Winston Lamar is a public space cleaner at the Little River Yacht Club. He has to change light bulbs in the dock area. The light bulbs are in decorative sconces 13 feet above the dock. Which ladder should he use?
    • A. 

      A 3-foot aluminum ladder

    • B. 

      A 7-foot wood ladder

    • C. 

      A 12-foot aluminum ladder

    • D. 

      A 15-foot wood ladder

  • 3. 
    Ariel is vacuuming the banquet halls and meeting rooms. She inspects the cords for frayed wires and loose plugs and finds everything in good condition. She begins vacuuming at the back of the meeting room and works her way toward the door. When she gets to the door, she crosses the hall into the next meeting room and keeps vacuuming. When she is done, she unplugs the cord and rolls it up. What, if anything, did Ariel do wrong?
    • A. 

      She didn’t check the outlets and switch covers.

    • B. 

      She didn’t use an orange extension cord for a public area.

    • C. 

      She ran the cord across the center of the hallway.

    • D. 

      She didn’t do anything wrong.

  • 4. 
    When lifting heavy objects you should:
    • A. 

      Keep your arms extended so the object is away from your body at all times.

    • B. 

      Keep one hand free at all times.

    • C. 

      Keep your back slightly bent at all times.

    • D. 

      Make sure that your leg muscles, not your back muscles, do the lifting.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Ladders with rubber footings should be used on tile floors.

    • B. 

      Another employee stabilizes the ladder while someone is on it.

    • C. 

      Before climbing a ladder, you should place it as close to the wall as possible.

    • D. 

      The area underneath a ladder should be marked with caution signs.

  • 6. 
    What is one of the three rules for contributing to a safe, accident-free work environment?
    • A. 

      Take adequate time

    • B. 

      Correct unsafe conditions immediately or report it to a supervisor

    • C. 

      Do it safely the first time

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a guideline for safe lifting?
    • A. 

      Do not lift any item that you cannot get your arms around or that you cannot see over when carrying

    • B. 

      Bend slightly at the knees and hips but do not stoop

    • C. 

      Lift with the leg muscles

    • D. 

      Keep the object away from the body

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the independent, non-profit organization that tests electrical equipment and devices?
    • A. 

      Underwriters Foundation

    • B. 

      Underwriters Laboratories

    • C. 

      Universal Listings

    • D. 

      Electrical Laboratories

  • 9. 
    How far away from the wall should a 12-foot ladder be?
    • A. 

      One feet

    • B. 

      Three feet

    • C. 

      Four feet

    • D. 

      Six Feet

  • 10. 
    What is a job safety analysis and what should it include?
    • A. 

      It is a detailed report that lists every job function performed by all employees in a housekeeping department

    • B. 

      Provides the basis for analyzing the potential hazards of a particular housekeeping position Provides the basis for analyzing the potential hazards of a particular housekeeping position

    • C. 

      It should include all housekeeping jobs and the tasks involved

    • D. 

      All of the above