Trivia Questions: Safety Quiz On Fall Protection!

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Fall protection refers to prevent from falling off of elevated work stations or into holes in the floor and walls. It is the most uncertain misfortune which leads to serious injuries and death. Falls account for 8% of all work-related trauma injuries leading to death. Take this quiz to test your knowledge and learn more about fall protection techniques and procedures. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Annually, approximately how many disabling injuries occur due to falls?
    • A. 

      70,000

    • B. 

      80,000

    • C. 

      90,000

    • D. 

      100,000

  • 2. 
    About how many deaths occur annually due to falls?
    • A. 

      400

    • B. 

      600

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      700

  • 3. 
    Falls are responsible for what percentage of construction fatalities?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      40%

  • 4. 
    Over 70% of all falls occur at elevations below 30 feet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of these are part of the Fall Protection Work Plan (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Description of system used.

    • B. 

      Description of equipment.

    • C. 

      Identification of fall hazards.

    • D. 

      Serial number of all fall protection equipment.

  • 6. 
    Which of these items apply to "implementing the plan"?
    • A. 

      Employess should be trained and instructed on the Fall Protection Plan by a Competent Person.

    • B. 

      Any changes to the Work Plan should be documented and done by a Competent Person.

    • C. 

      Fall protection devices and systems should be checked on a daily basis.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    Is this definition correct? A restraint system prevents workers from reaching a location where there is a risk of falling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A worker is 6 feet tall and they are working 15 feet above the ground using a 4 foot lanyard with a shock absorber that has 3.5 feet of deceleration distance.  If the worker were to fall will they be okay or will they hit the ground?
    • A. 

      Yes, they would be okay.

    • B. 

      No, they would hit the ground.

  • 9. 
    A horizontal lifeline allows workers to move up and down on a working surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is the minimum breaking strength of a vertical lifeline?
    • A. 

      3,000 lb.

    • B. 

      4,000 lb.

    • C. 

      5,000 lb.

    • D. 

      6,000 lb.

  • 11. 
    Positioning devices are a Fall Prevention Arrest System.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which of the following describes proper fit up of personal fall protection harness?
    • A. 

      Back D-ring is between shoulder blades.

    • B. 

      Chest straps positioned mid-chest.

    • C. 

      Leg strapping snug/four flat fingers.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 13. 
    Preparing for the worst includes:  Management Commitment, Frequent Meetings with the Crew, and Proper Equipment Availability.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When our people are using fall protection, is it a good idea to work alone?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    When suspended, try not to move your legs to reduce blood pooling that can cause shock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Upon rescue, a worker should be reclined to the horizontal position so that blood can circulate to the head.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False