OSHA: Safety Harness Inspection! Trivia Quiz

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OSHA: Safety Harness Inspection! Trivia Quiz

Are you familiar with OSHA safety harness inspection? Gilbane Building Company advised that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) should require construction workers to wear safety harnesses whenever they work at the height of six feet or more above a lower level. The new rule is part of Gilbane’s safety program, which has protected many lives. If you want to learn more about OSHA safety harness inspection, this quiz may be helpful.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When inspecting a harness what should you look for?
    • A. 

      Frayed edges.

    • B. 

      Broken fibers.

    • C. 

      Pulled stitches.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    Bending the webbing is a good way to notice damages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In what kind of environment should a harness and lanyard be stored in?
    • A. 

      Cool, dry, clean environment.

    • B. 

      Out of direct sunlight.

    • C. 

      Away from chemical vapors.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    Checking the D-ring for cracks, breaks, etc. is not necessary every time it is put in use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A lanyard inspection includes 
    • A. 

      Snaps

    • B. 

      Steel Lanyard

    • C. 

      SofStop

    • D. 

      Shock Absorbing Lanyard

  • 6. 
    The keeper spring should exert a sufficient amount of force to firmly close the keeper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    While inspecting a steel lanyard you should look for cuts, swelling, discoloration, and any breaks in the stitching.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When first issued a harness you should mark the year and month that it was put in service.  Why?
    • A. 

      So you know when it was made.

    • B. 

      So you can keep track of how long it's been in service.

    • C. 

      So you know what month and year it is.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    The buckle tongue should overlap the buckle frame and move freely in their socket.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The D-ring in the back should be located where?
    • A. 

      As high as possible.

    • B. 

      In the middle of the back between the shoulder blades.

    • C. 

      On your lower back.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

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