2.3 Construction Safety Standards- Fall Protection

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2.3 Construction Safety Standards- Fall Protection - Quiz

Quiz regarding fall protection as it realates to the construction industry.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If an employee falls into their fall protection equipment what should happen to the equipment.
    • A. 

      Inspect it and return to service if it is in good condition

    • B. 

      If the employee was injured save the components to help with the investigation

    • C. 

      If the employee was not injured cut it up and throw it away

    • D. 

      Save the equipment and only use it when you think someone might fall. It worked the first time so it should work the second time.

  • 2. 
    When must a soft stop be used?
    • A. 

      When you want to add 3.5 feet to your free fall distance

    • B. 

      When you think the person might fall

    • C. 

      Any time we are working on a leading edge

    • D. 

      Whenever we believe it would help minimize the impact of a fall to employees body.

  • 3. 
    All lanyards can be used to tie back to themselves to help create an anchor point.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 4. 
    It is not okay to store fall protection harnesses in a tool/gang box?
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 5. 
    An employee is working on a wall 16' tall and is tied off at chest level.  What happens if the employee falls?
    • A. 

      They will potentially impact the lower level because total calculated fall distance with a 4 lanyard is 16 1/2 feet so we need to design a better system

    • B. 

      Not sure but the employee only weighs 150 pounds so he should be okay.

    • C. 

      We will always make sure the employee ties off above their head so we wont have to worry about fall distances.

  • 6. 
    It is okay to use a large rebar or pelican type hook when connecting a lanyard to a horizontal life line?
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 7. 
    An anchorage point for a Fall RESTRAINT system must be capable of supporting?
    • A. 

      "4,000 pounds"

    • B. 

      "1,500 pounds"

    • C. 

      "12,000 pounds"

    • D. 

      "3,000 pounds"

  • 8. 
    Two fall protection systems that are not usually allowed by the company are:
    • A. 

      Fall arrest

    • B. 

      Monitor system (Controlled access zone)

    • C. 

      Safety Barriers

    • D. 

      Safety net system

  • 9. 
    The person using a fall protection harness should inspect it______?
  • 10. 
    One of your co-workers fall off a working surface that is 16' off the ground.  How long would it take for them to hit the ground?
    • A. 

      1 second

    • B. 

      .001 seconds

    • C. 

      3 seconds

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