Construction Safety Quiz On Stairways And Ladders!

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Construction Safety Quiz On Stairways And Ladders!

Construction safety means supervision of work and protecting the employees from any hazards or accidents in a construction site. This quiz has been designed to test employee knowledge of construction safety, usage of Ladders and stairways, and their installation. Take this quiz test your knowledge and learn basic rules to prevent any hazards while using stairway and ladders. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A break in elevation of _____ or more requires a step or ladder for access?
    • A. 

      7 ¾ in

    • B. 

      18 in

    • C. 

      12 in

    • D. 

      16 in

  • 2. 
    How much force are handrails required to withstand?
    • A. 

      At least 1000lbs

    • B. 

      At least 200lbs

    • C. 

      At least 500lbs

    • D. 

      No more than 100

  • 3. 
    When are handrails required?
    • A. 

      Stairs with 4 or more risers

    • B. 

      Stairs higher than 30 inches

    • C. 

      Stairs less than 44 in wide

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 4. 
    How big of a platform is needed outside a door? This isn't acceptable.
    • A. 

      20 inches

    • B. 

      20 inches past door swing

    • C. 

      The width of door swing

    • D. 

      None is needed

  • 5. 
    Do metal pan stairways need a temporary filler to be able to use prior to concrete installation?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Can a job built ladder have a varying distance between steps?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Are metal ladders allowed on Kiewit job sites?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    How far must a ladder extend past the desired landing area?
    • A. 

      1 Foot Above

    • B. 

      1 Foot Below

    • C. 

      Just to the height of landing

    • D. 

      3 Feet above landing

  • 9. 
    At what ratio or angle does a ladder need to be leaning to achieve optimal performance and safety for those who use it?
    • A. 

      1 foot away for 4 feet of height 4:1

    • B. 

      1 foot away for 2 feet of height 2:1

    • C. 

      1 foot away for 8 feet of height 8:1

    • D. 

      Straight up and down

  • 10. 
    How much weight must a self supporting ladder be able to withstand?
    • A. 

      2 times the intended load

    • B. 

      4 times the intended load

    • C. 

      The amount of the intended load

    • D. 

      A little less is fine, they are over designed.