Gas Technician

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Gas Technician


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  • 1. 
    Fall arrest includes
    • A. 

      Fall restriction

    • B. 

      Fall arrest

    • C. 

      Safety nets

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 2. 
    Where it isn't possible to install guardrails, workers must be protected by at least one of the following fall protection methods. Select the correct two.
    • A. 

      Fall prevention

    • B. 

      Fall arrest

    • C. 

      Fall restriction

  • 3. 
    Fall prevention includes
    • A. 

      Proper use of worksite access such as ladders and scaffolds

    • B. 

      Protective covers over floor and roof openings

    • C. 

      Warning barriers and bump lines

    • D. 

      Guardrail systems and travel restraint

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 4. 
    Regardless of type, every fall protection system in Ontario construction must meet the requirements of the ___________________.
    • A. 

      Occupational Health and Safety Act

    • B. 

      Health Safety Act

    • C. 

      Labour Safety Act

  • 5. 
    Falls of ladders occur because
    • A. 

      Ladders are not held, tied off, or secured

    • B. 

      Users fail to maintain three-point contact when climbing the ladder

    • C. 

      Users fail to feel their centre of gravity between the side rails and reach or lean out too far

    • D. 

      Ladders are set up on poor footing

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What are the three-point contact?
    • A. 

      One hand and two feet

    • B. 

      Two feet or two hands and one foot

    • C. 

      A and B

  • 7. 
    When should a fall-arrest system be used?
    • A. 

      When any ladder must be set up next t an unprotected edge where a fall of 3 metres (10 feet) or more could occur.

    • B. 

      When any ladder must be set up next t an unprotected edge where a fall of 2 metres (9 feet) or more could occur.

    • C. 

      When any ladder must be set up next t an unprotected edge where a fall of 15 metres (25 feet) or more could occur.

  • 8. 
    Outriggers are use to
    • A. 

      Provide additional stability

    • B. 

      Increase the height at which the scaffold needs to be tied into the structure

    • C. 

      Provide stability where tying-in isnt possible

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 9. 
    How far apart must posts used for wooden guardrails be set apart?
    • A. 

      Not more than 2.4 metres (8 feet) apart

    • B. 

      Not more than 1.0 metre (2 feet) apart

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    All life lines must be inspected daily to ensure that they are..
    • A. 

      Free of cuts, burns, frayed strands, abrasions, and other defects or signs of damage

    • B. 

      Free of discoloration and brittleness indicating or chemical exposure

    • C. 

      A & B

  • 11. 
    What are the three basic types of lifelines?
  • 12. 
    Fall protection is required under the Regulations for Construction Projects when a worker is exposed to a fall or more than
    • A. 

      1 metre (3 ft)

    • B. 

      1.3 metres (4.5 ft)

    • C. 

      2 metres (6 ft)

    • D. 

      3 metres (10 ft)

  • 13. 
    Fall protection is required under the Regulations for Construction Projects where a worker is exposed to a fall through an opening in a work surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What is the maximum spacing allowed between the posts in a typical wooden guardrail system?
    • A. 

      2.4 metres (8ft.)

    • B. 

      3.0 metres (10ft.)

    • C. 

      3.7 metres (12ft.)

    • D. 

      4.8 metres (16ft.)

  • 15. 
    The anchor point in a fall-arrest system must be able to support the weight of a small car (about 3600 pounds)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    All components of a fall-arrest system must be inspected before each use by a competent worker.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A horizontal lifeline must be designed by a professional engineer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Select two safety procedures to follow prior to using any personal protective equipment for the fist time.
    • A. 

      Read manufacturer's instructions

    • B. 

      Load test for all equipment

    • C. 

      Wash equipment with mild soap and water

    • D. 

      Inspect equipment for any obvious defects or damage

  • 19. 
    Select the type and size of material acceptable for use as a vertical lifeline.
    • A. 

      6 mm (1/4") nylon rope

    • B. 

      16 mm (5/8") treated polypropylene rope

    • C. 

      38mm (1 1/2") 3-strand manila rope

    • D. 

      20 mm (7/8") manila braid

  • 20. 
    To ensure that a rope grab in correctly installed, give the rope grab a tug in the direction of a fall. If installed correctly, the rope grab should:
    • A. 

      Give a beeping sound

    • B. 

      Slide down the lifeline

    • C. 

      Engage and stop

    • D. 

      Give a green signal

  • 21. 
    What is the proper angle for setting up a portable extension ladder?
    • A. 

      1 foot out for every 1 or 2 feet up

    • B. 

      1 foot out for every 2 or 3 feet up

    • C. 

      1 foot out for every 3 or 4 feet up

    • D. 

      1 foot out for every 4 or 5 feet up

  • 22. 
    When using a portable ladder as regular access between levels, it must be secured top and bottom to prevent movement?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What is the distance a portable extension ladder or fixed wooden ladder must extend above the landing when used for access?
    • A. 

      30 mm (12 inches)

    • B. 

      600 mm (24 inches)

    • C. 

      900 mm (36 inches)

    • D. 

      1200 mm (48 inches)

  • 24. 
    A ladder that is found to be defective should be
    • A. 

      Used only by persons weighing 90 kg (200 lb) or less

    • B. 

      Repaired immediately with whatever materials are available

    • C. 

      Marked or tagged and taken out of service immediately

    • D. 

      Used for climbing only half of the ladder's overall height

  • 25. 
    When climbing up or down a ladder, always
    • A. 

      Face the ladder

    • B. 

      Maintain three-point contact

    • C. 

      Both of the above

  • 26. 
    A scaffold platform must
    • A. 

      Be fully planked

    • B. 

      Have open edges protected by guardrails

    • C. 

      Be provided with a means of access

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 27. 
    Name 3 environmental conditions that create a safe working atmosphere
    • A. 

      Temp and humidity

    • B. 

      Noise

    • C. 

      Lightning

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 28. 
    When lifting an object your ___________ should be bent, ____________should be straight and you would use your _____________ muscles.
  • 29. 
    Can you use the top step of a stepladder to stand on and why?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 30. 
    Name seven types of personal protection equipment.
  • 31. 
    What two types of persona protective equipment that is mandatory on a construction site?
    • A. 

      Steel toe

    • B. 

      Hard hat

    • C. 

      Safety harness