Test: Can You Survive The Basic Quiz On Safety!

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Test: Can You Survive The Basic Quiz On Safety!

There is a common saying that prevention is better than cure, but this does not mean one should not be ready for anything that can go wrong. Every profession has a specific way to ensure that people are safe at their place of work. Can you survive the basic quiz on safety? The best way to find out is to take the quiz and choose your best answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ultimate responsibilty fir on-the-job safety rests with______
    • A. 

      You

    • B. 

      Your supervisor

    • C. 

      Human resources

    • D. 

      OSHA

  • 2. 
    Poor housekeeping, excessive noise, and inadequate guards are_____
    • A. 

      Acceptable risks

    • B. 

      Unsafe conditions

    • C. 

      Justifiable conditions

    • D. 

      Unsafe acts

  • 3. 
    A type 1A ladder is rated for _____ use.
    • A. 

      200 lbs, light duty/household

    • B. 

      225 lbs, medium duty/commercial

    • C. 

      250 lbs, heavy duty/industrial

    • D. 

      300 lbs, extra heavy duty/professional

  • 4. 
    If you are going to step onto a platform or roof, the top of the ladder should extend at least _____ feet above the point where the ladder touches the platform or roof.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 5. 
    The highest safe standing level on an extention ladder is the _____ rung from the top.
    • A. 

      Second

    • B. 

      Third

    • C. 

      Fourth

    • D. 

      Fifth

  • 6. 
    You should report ad accident immediately after it occurs so that____
    • A. 

      Someone else can use the machine

    • B. 

      First-aid can be applied if necessary

    • C. 

      Everyone else can see whats going on

  • 7. 
    Oil or sawdust on the floor should be cleaned up immediately because_____
    • A. 

      It might be needed for another project

    • B. 

      It makes the floor look dirty

    • C. 

      Someone might slip on it

  • 8. 
    Hallways and pathways should be kept clean on the jobsite or in the shop because _____
    • A. 

      You don't want people to trip over anything left in the way

    • B. 

      You want to be able to find all of your tools

    • C. 

      Most pathways are very small anyway

  • 9. 
    You should not make needless noises on the jobsite or in the shop because_____
    • A. 

      The shop isa already too noisy

    • B. 

      You need to pay attention to what you are doing

    • C. 

      You should only yell if there is a fire

  • 10. 
    If you want to get someone's attention while they are operating a machine_____
    • A. 

      Call them loudly

    • B. 

      Wave your hands to they see that you want them

    • C. 

      Wait until they have finished operating the machine

  • 11. 
    If more than one person is working on a machine _____
    • A. 

      They should each work some of the controls

    • B. 

      Only one person should operate the controls

    • C. 

      The instructor should operate the machine

  • 12. 
    You should carry only a few tools at a time because_____
    • A. 

      You could have an accident if you drop one

    • B. 

      They may be too heavy to carry

    • C. 

      Someone else may want to use some of the tools

  • 13. 
    In Construction Trades, I can recieve a passing grade if _____
    • A. 

      I horseplay in class or on the jobsite

    • B. 

      I put forth my best effort and follow safety rules at all times

    • C. 

      I skip class

    • D. 

      I come to class unprepared

  • 14. 
    After you have finished using tools or machine accessories, you should _____
    • A. 

      Return them to the proper storage areas

    • B. 

      Leave them out for the next person to use

    • C. 

      Place them in the aisle

  • 15. 
    The purpose of OSHA is to assure, as far as possible, safe and healthful working conditions and to _____
    • A. 

      Underwrite workers' compensation programs

    • B. 

      Provide material safety data sheets (MSDS)

    • C. 

      Preserve human resources

  • 16. 
    Kickback is a hazard occuring when operating _____
    • A. 

      Power saws

    • B. 

      Portable tools with abrasive wheels

    • C. 

      Powder-actuated tools

    • D. 

      Gasoline-powered tools

  • 17. 
    To prevent heat-related health problem, you should _____
    • A. 

      Eat plenty of food

    • B. 

      Drink plenty of water

    • C. 

      Be careful around excavations

    • D. 

      Use quality work practices

  • 18. 
    Many builders feel that there is a direct relationship between quality work practices and safety because _____
    • A. 

      The concentration level is worse when the work is constant

    • B. 

      Workers are less likely to be distracted if they rush to complete jobs

    • C. 

      Workers who take a long time to do a job have a greater chance for errors

    • D. 

      Workers who have a high degree of craftmanship are safer workers

  • 19. 
    Wearing a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are precautions that should be taken to protect workers from _____
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Lyme disease

    • D. 

      Sunlight

  • 20. 
    Slightly high body temperature, extreme weakness, nausea, or headache are primarily symptoms of _____
    • A. 

      Hypothermia

    • B. 

      Heat exhaustion

    • C. 

      Heat stroke

    • D. 

      Heat cramps

  • 21. 
    Information explaining the hazards associated with certain dangerous substances can be found in _____
    • A. 

      Right to Know laws

    • B. 

      Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

    • C. 

      American National Standards Institute Regulations

  • 22. 
    The most common causes of injury on a construction site are _____
    • A. 

      Fires

    • B. 

      Injuries from falling objects

    • C. 

      Falls

    • D. 

      Faulty equipment

  • 23. 
    Which of the following statements is true about the need for personal protective devices _____
    • A. 

      Hearing protectors will eliminate all noise

    • B. 

      OSHA requires the use of hard hats on all job sites

    • C. 

      Eye protection should be worn on all job sites

    • D. 

      A dust mask should be worn to protect against fumes or fine dust

  • 24. 
    To worn workers about an open stairwell in a construction site, a _____ sign should be used.
    • A. 

      Caution (yellow)

    • B. 

      Danger (red)

    • C. 

      Be on guard (orange)

    • D. 

      Lockout

  • 25. 
    Do not lean on a machine that someone else is operating.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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