How Much Do You Know About Material Handling? Trivia Quiz

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How much do you know about material handling? If you are working in the manufacturing industry, you may come across materials of different nature some might be dangerous to handle on your own or too heavy. By taking the trivia quiz below you will get to see how safe you actually are when it comes to handling different materials, do give it a try and see if you need to up your skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Synthetic slings cannot be used for general hoisting purposes. Synthetic slings can only be used if wire rope slings are not suitable for a unique hoisting condition. If synthetic slings are used for hoisting, then the following procedure shall be followed. 
    • A. 

      Specific Job Hazard Analysis for the lift

    • B. 

      A detailed rigging plan with sketches and details outlined in our Synthetic Sling Guidelines

    • C. 

      A designated knowledgeable rigger

    • D. 

      A reason wht wire rope cannot be used

    • E. 

      Job Supt. Approval

  • 2. 
    Should this sling be used for lifting?
    • A. 

      Yes its fine.

    • B. 

      "Maybe, if the load isnt too heavy."

    • C. 

      "No, use a different one."

  • 3. 
    Does the Pacific Structures District allow chain rigging for general use?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    This is a storage cabinet for flammables. What isn't in compliance? 
    • A. 

      Everything looks fine

    • B. 

      There are cardboard boxes

    • C. 

      Materials are too close to one another

    • D. 

      There are empty canisters

  • 5. 
    If your load isn’t too heavy twisting while lifting can’t harm you?
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 6. 
    Where should loads be located on forklifts?
    • A. 

      On the edge of the forks to increase speed

    • B. 

      On the middle of forks for added balance

    • C. 

      As close to the mast as possible to prevent tipping

  • 7. 
    How often should rigging be inspected?
    • A. 

      Quarterly

    • B. 

      Monthly

    • C. 

      Before each use

    • D. 

      Weekly

  • 8. 
    What can be done to protect against Hand/Arm vibrations?
    • A. 

      Wear Gloves

    • B. 

      Rotate Crew Members

    • C. 

      Periodic Breaks

    • D. 

      Proper training on tool use

    • E. 

      "Nothing, you have to live with it."

  • 9. 
    How can stretching help with working and lifting?
    • A. 

      Relaxes tendons and joints for added mobility

    • B. 

      Prevents strain from quick movements

    • C. 

      Increases overall health of employee

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 10. 
    What is the purpose of ergonomics?
    • A. 

      Another way to keep you busy

    • B. 

      A way to make work less comfortable

    • C. 

      Designing a task to fit the worker

    • D. 

      A way to improve productivity

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 11. 
    When should gloves be used while lifting?
    • A. 

      When the job site safety plan requires

    • B. 

      When the material is heated or cooled

    • C. 

      When the material has sharp edges

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Gloves are never required

  • 12. 
    What is covered under material handling?
    • A. 

      Lifting

    • B. 

      Loading

    • C. 

      Packing/ Unpacking

    • D. 

      Storage

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Scenario: A load is light enough to lift alone, and you can lift it without straining.  You feel you can get it to the destination but it is very hard to see around the load. You should:
    • A. 

      Leave the load and do something else

    • B. 

      Ask for help with lifting the load

    • C. 

      Carry it by yourself to get it done

    • D. 

      None of the above

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