Trivia Quiz On Construction Safety And Accident Investigation!

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Below is a trivia quiz on construction safety and accident investigation! Construction sites are hazard filled areas where workers can face different types of injuries if they do not know how to handle their tools, notice a potential hazard or not following safety guidelines. An inspector is expected to see hazards and ensure the company protects its workers from injury or worse. Test your skills as a construction site safety investigator by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When taking a statement from a witness we should
    • A. 

      Have them write in their own words.

    • B. 

      Have them sign the statement.

    • C. 

      Have them write down their contact information.

    • D. 

      Tell them what to write.

  • 2. 
    Once you have photographed and logged the evidence, it is okay to put it back in service or discard it.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 3. 
    When gathering physical evidence it is important to
    • A. 

      Secure the evidence.

    • B. 

      Work with police.

    • C. 

      Take photos of the evidence.

    • D. 

      Get permission from the authorities before accessing the scene in the event of a serious accident.

  • 4. 
    It is important to take four photographs?
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 5. 
    When you are finished taking photos you should
    • A. 

      Send copies to the District Safety Manager.

    • B. 

      Make a hard copy and attach to the project accident files.

    • C. 

      E-mail them to all of your friends.

    • D. 

      Change the photo labels to organize them for later.

  • 6. 
    If we come onto an accident and see a man on the floor, what should be our first action?
    • A. 

      Call for help.

    • B. 

      Tap the man and ask if he is ok.

    • C. 

      Stop and verify that there are no other hazards.

    • D. 

      Call 911.

  • 7. 
    During the investigation we should 
    • A. 

      Take photos.

    • B. 

      Gather witness statements.

    • C. 

      Collect any physical evidence.

    • D. 

      Find the root cause and share our findings to prevent future accidents.

  • 8. 
    When do we shift from providing first aid to investigation?
    • A. 

      As soon as the ambulance arrives.

    • B. 

      "Right away, take photos before disturbing the scene."

    • C. 

      After our employee has left the job.

    • D. 

      As soon as our employee has been cared for and is secured and stable.

  • 9. 
    Why do we investigate accidents? 
    • A. 

      To avoid repeating.

    • B. 

      To find root cause.

    • C. 

      To figure out a way to blame it on someone else.

    • D. 

      To defend against claims.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    The definition of an Unsafe Act is: "Any action or activity performed by an employee that contributes to a condition event or incident." Is this photo an example of an Unsafe Act?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
     When making an investigation report we should
    • A. 

      Write down our best guess at how it happened.

    • B. 

      Stick to the facts.

    • C. 

      Be detailed.

    • D. 

      Give our opinion.

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