Occupational Safety And Health! Trivia Questions Quiz

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The occupational safety and health act is designed to ensure that workers are protected from hazards that may affect their safety and health. Do you know the guidelines expected by a company when it comes to the act, and do you understand them too? Do take up the quiz below and get to see if you are as safe as you think or might need to undergo another training. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first step in staying SAFE is: 
    • A. 

      Avoiding any work that may be dangerous

    • B. 

      Learning to spot a hazard before an incident happens

    • C. 

      Sticking to 'Safe' jobs

    • D. 

      Letting other workers handle the dangerous stuff

  • 2. 
    The safest way to lift a load is to?
    • A. 

      Keep your back rounded at all times

    • B. 

      Keep your back straight at all times

    • C. 

      Keep your feet as close as possible

    • D. 

      Keep your feet slightly apart with your back rounded

  • 3. 
    A fine powder is released when photocopier is loaded.
    • A. 

      Safety hazard

    • B. 

      Health hazard biological

    • C. 

      Health hazard chemical

    • D. 

      Health hazard organisational

    • E. 

      Health hazard physical

  • 4. 
    A computer situated under strong lights has no glare screen on the monitor.
    • A. 

      Safety hazard

    • B. 

      Health hazard biological

    • C. 

      Health hazard chemical

    • D. 

      Health hazard organisational

    • E. 

      Health hazard physical

  • 5. 
    The floor in the staff room is wet after being wet.
    • A. 

      Safety hazard

    • B. 

      Health hazard biological

    • C. 

      Health hazard chemical

    • D. 

      Health hazard organisational

    • E. 

      Health hazard physical

  • 6. 
    A fine powder is released when photocopier is loaded.
    • A. 

      Safety hazard

    • B. 

      Health hazard biological

    • C. 

      Health hazard chemical

    • D. 

      Health hazard organisational

    • E. 

      Health hazard physical

  • 7. 
    A computer situated under strong lights has no glare screen on the monitor.
    • A. 

      Safety hazard

    • B. 

      Health hazard biological

    • C. 

      Health hazard chemical

    • D. 

      Health hazard organisational

    • E. 

      Health hazard physical

  • 8. 
    The floor in the staff room is wet after being wet.
    • A. 

      Safety hazard

    • B. 

      Health hazard biological

    • C. 

      Health hazard chemical

    • D. 

      Health hazard organisational

    • E. 

      Health hazard physical

  • 9. 
    If you have to twist or turn your body when you lift and place a load, it means:
    • A. 

      The weight you can lift safely is less than usual

    • B. 

      The weight you can lift safely is more than usual

    • C. 

      Nothing, you can lift the same weight as usual

    • D. 

      You must wear a back brace

  • 10. 
    You have to lift a heavy load.  What must your employer do?
    • A. 

      Make sure your supervisor is there to advise while you lift

    • B. 

      Do a risk assessment of the task

    • C. 

      Nothing, it is part of your job to lift loads

    • D. 

      Watch you while you lift the load

  • 11. 
    You need to lift a load from the floor.  You should stand with your:
    • A. 

      Feet together, legs straight

    • B. 

      Feet together, knees bent

    • C. 

      Feet slightly apart, knees bent

    • D. 

      Feet wide apart, legs straight

  • 12. 
    To lift a load safely, you need to think about:
    • A. 

      Its size and condition

    • B. 

      Its weight

    • C. 

      Whether it has handholds

    • D. 

      All of the other answers

  • 13. 
    You are using a trolley to move a heavy load.  The trolley loses a wheel.  You still have a long way to go.  What should you do?
    • A. 

      Carry the load the rest of the way

    • B. 

      Ask someone to help you pull the trolley the rest of the way

    • C. 

      Drag the trolley on your own for the rest of the way

    • D. 

      Find another way to move the load

  • 14. 
    Your employer should pay for your eye test and glasses if needed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What form  can a hazardous material be in?
    • A. 

      Gas or vapor

    • B. 

      Dust, fume, and mist

    • C. 

      Solid and liquid

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    PPE is not necessary when handling bleach.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Check the boxes for the information required to be labeled on all chemical containers.
    • A. 

      Chemical name

    • B. 

      Chemical hazards

    • C. 

      Date

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What form  can a hazardous material be in?
    • A. 

      Gas or vapor

    • B. 

      Dust, fume, and mist

    • C. 

      Solid and liquid

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    PPE is not necessary when handling bleach.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Check the boxes for the information required to be labeled on all chemical containers.
    • A. 

      Chemical name

    • B. 

      Chemical hazards

    • C. 

      Date

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    What form  can a hazardous material be in?
    • A. 

      Gas or vapor

    • B. 

      Dust, fume, and mist

    • C. 

      Solid and liquid

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    PPE is not necessary when handling bleach.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    You have been given a dust mask to protect against hazardous fumes.  What should you do?
    • A. 

      Do the job but work quickly

    • B. 

      Do not start work until you have the correct Respiratory Protective Equipment

    • C. 

      Start work but take a break now and again

    • D. 

      Wear a second dust mask on top of the first one

  • 24. 
    You are starting a job.  How will you know if you need any extra Personal Protective Equipment?
    • A. 

      By looking at your employer's health and safety policy

    • B. 

      You will just be expected to know

    • C. 

      From the risk assessment or method statement

    • D. 

      A letter will be sent to your home

  • 25. 
    If you drop your safety helmet from height on to a hard surface, you should:
    • A. 

      Repair any cracks then carry on wearing it

    • B. 

      Make sure there are no cracks then carry on wearing it

    • C. 

      Work without a safety helmet until you can get a new one

    • D. 

      Stop work and get a new safety helmet

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