Employee Health And Safety Awareness! Trivia Quiz

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Employee Health And Safety Awareness! Trivia Quiz

There are a lot of threats that people face when they are at their workplace, and it is up to the employer to ensure that the employees follow safety measures either set up by the state or company. Do you know some of the employee health and safety awareness facts that we are expected to follow? The quiz below will be perfect for helping you out. Do give it a shot and get to learn some more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does COSHH stand for?
    • A. 

      Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

    • B. 

      Careful of Substances Harmful to Health

    • C. 

      Control of Spillages Hazardous to Health

    • D. 

      Control of Substances Hurtful to Health

  • 2. 
    What year did RIDDOR start?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2005

  • 3. 
    The accident book is a legal document that does what?
    • A. 

      Describes how businesses should deal with an accident

    • B. 

      Details risk assessments and safety rules

    • C. 

      Records the details of any accident in the workplace

    • D. 

      Lists the first aid requirements of the workplace

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements is likely to result in an injury to the operator?
    • A. 

      Selecting the right tool for the job

    • B. 

      Wearing safety goggles or glasses

    • C. 

      Using a tool with loose handles

    • D. 

      Keeping cutting tools sharp

  • 5. 
    The HASAWA applies to?
    • A. 

      Supervisors, managers and assessors only

    • B. 

      Trainees and supervisors only

    • C. 

      Trainees, supervisors, managers and assessors

    • D. 

      Trainees only

  • 6. 
    What does RIDDOR stand for?
    • A. 

      Risk of Injury, Diseases and Dangerous Occurences Reporting

    • B. 

      Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations

    • C. 

      Reporting of Information on Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Risk

    • D. 

      Risk of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations

  • 7. 
    What does PPE stand for?
    • A. 

      Protective Preventive Equipment

    • B. 

      Personal Protective Equipment

    • C. 

      Personal Preventative Equipment

    • D. 

      People's Protective Equipment

  • 8. 
    Why is it important to wear PPE?
    • A. 

      Because it looks right

    • B. 

      Because it protects the tools

    • C. 

      Because it protects you

    • D. 

      Because it is what an employer tells you to do

  • 9. 
    Which of the following describes a work place health and safety hazard?
    • A. 

      Putting the wet floor sign up after mopping the floor

    • B. 

      An unanswered health and safety question

    • C. 

      An activity which cannot be insured

    • D. 

      Something that might cause harm

  • 10. 
    The legal responsibilities of an employer with regards to health and safety include what? 
    • A. 

      Charging employees for replacing damaged or lost PPE

    • B. 

      Providing safe systems of work for all employees

    • C. 

      Taking out additional insurances for dangerous work

    • D. 

      Ensuring that only one member of staff works on a dangerous job

  • 11. 
    What is the first action to take when approaching the scene of an accident?
    • A. 

      Check for signs of life

    • B. 

      Wait for the emergency services

    • C. 

      Attend to the most serious injury

    • D. 

      Make sure the area is safe to enter

  • 12. 
    What is the best way of dealing with a hazard to ensure others are not put at risk?
    • A. 

      Remove it immediately

    • B. 

      Leave it for others to sort out

    • C. 

      Place a barrier tape around it

    • D. 

      Display a notice or warning sign

  • 13. 
    What are the safe systems of work, provided by an employer, designed to do?
    • A. 

      They only help make the job quicker

    • B. 

      They only help to stop employees having accidents

    • C. 

      They only help stop employees and all others having accidents

    • D. 

      They only help prevent visitors having accidents

  • 14. 
    How can workers best contribute to a positive safety culture in the workplace?
    • A. 

      They should know how to complete work quickly if things go wrong

    • B. 

      They should report unsafe conditions after an accident has occurred

    • C. 

      They should report any unsafe conditions as soon as possible

    • D. 

      They should know the location of the first aid kit and accident book

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is the best method of finding information on workshop equipment?
    • A. 

      From the health and safety at work manual

    • B. 

      From the manufacturer's handbook or technical data

    • C. 

      By discussing it with a senior colleague

    • D. 

      By contacting the original supplier of the equipment

  • 16. 
    Which of the following would prevent injuries from occurring at work?
    • A. 

      Keeping the workplace tidy

    • B. 

      Wearing light clothing

    • C. 

      Lifting heavy objects with a bent back

    • D. 

      Keeping lightling to a minimum

  • 17. 
    What type of training is most likely to reduce back injuries when handling materials and loads?
    • A. 

      1st aid training

    • B. 

      Forklift truck training

    • C. 

      Weight training

    • D. 

      Manual handling training

  • 18. 
    Which is the following piece of health and safety legislation is mainly concerned with the handling of hazardous materials?
    • A. 

      Manual handling

    • B. 

      RIDDOR

    • C. 

      COSHH

    • D. 

      HASAWA

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is an example of safe working?
    • A. 

      Lifting more than you can handle

    • B. 

      Loading lifting equipment with as much material as possible

    • C. 

      Wearing safety goggles to perform every task

    • D. 

      Checking the working area is free from hazards

  • 20. 
    Why should accidents in the workplace be reported?
    • A. 

      To prevent a similar accident in the future

    • B. 

      Reduce levels of paperwork

    • C. 

      Check whether staff are carrying out their duties

    • D. 

      To enable staff to learn from their mistakes

  • 21. 
    The most important reason for carrying out a risk assessment is to?
    • A. 

      Reduce staff training needs

    • B. 

      Check that employees understand health and safety

    • C. 

      Ensure employees receive the right training

    • D. 

      Prevent accidents occurring in the future

  • 22. 
    Where should the information be found regarding the disposal of old chemical products?
    • A. 

      By contacting the manufacturer

    • B. 

      On the product sheet or side of the container

    • C. 

      On the internet

    • D. 

      At the local library

  • 23. 
    Guidance on the use of service requirements and use of PPE should be found in?
    • A. 

      Manufacturer's instructions

    • B. 

      In an accident book

    • C. 

      Within health and safety executives leaflet

    • D. 

      By asking an employee

  • 24. 
    All businesses must have 1st aid kits that are available to?
    • A. 

      Health and safety officer only

    • B. 

      All staff

    • C. 

      All persons over the age of 18

    • D. 

      A qualified 1st aider only

  • 25. 
    There is a fault with the PPE, the user should?
    • A. 

      Not do the task and inform the supervisor of the problem immediately

    • B. 

      Get somebody else to complete the task

    • C. 

      Use the equipment and continue the task anyway

    • D. 

      Use the equipment to do the task and tell the supervisor later

  • 26. 
    Which one of the following situations would be most appropriate to use PPE?
    • A. 

      Working in the rain

    • B. 

      Working off-site

    • C. 

      Working indoors

    • D. 

      Working with chemicals

  • 27. 
    With reference to the HASAWA a trainee is responsible for?
    • A. 

      Safety of the equipment

    • B. 

      Nothing at all

    • C. 

      His or her own safety

    • D. 

      His or her own safety and that of their colleagues

  • 28. 
    Which one of the following lists contains only PPE?
    • A. 

      Dust mask, safety goggles and ear defenders

    • B. 

      Ear defenders, reading glasses and trainers

    • C. 

      Thermal gloves, machine guard and overalls

    • D. 

      Machine guard, dust mask and safety goggles