Health And Safety In ICT

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Health And Safety In ICT - Quiz

Tests your knowledge of health and safety factors in ICT


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does the ELF, in ELF Radiation Stand for in terms of Health and Safety risks associated with ICT ?

    • A.

      Extremely Low Frequency

    • B.

      Extremely Late Frequency

    • C.

      Emergency Light Fittings

    Correct Answer
    A. Extremely Low Frequency
    Explanation
    ELF stands for Extremely Low Frequency. In terms of health and safety risks associated with ICT, ELF radiation refers to electromagnetic radiation with frequencies ranging from 3 to 30 Hz. It is considered low in energy and is primarily associated with power lines, electrical appliances, and electronics. Exposure to ELF radiation has been a topic of concern as it may have potential health effects, including increased risk of cancer, reproductive issues, and neurological disorders. Various studies have been conducted to understand and mitigate the risks associated with ELF radiation exposure.

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  • 2. 

    RSI stands for...

    • A.

      Repetitive strain injury

    • B.

      Right side indication

    • C.

      Real Strain Injury

    Correct Answer
    A. Repetitive strain injury
    Explanation
    RSI stands for Repetitive Strain Injury, which is a condition that occurs due to repetitive movements or overuse of certain muscles and tendons. It commonly affects individuals who perform repetitive tasks, such as typing or using a computer for long periods of time. The repeated strain on the muscles and tendons can lead to pain, stiffness, and inflammation. Therefore, the correct answer is Repetitive Strain Injury.

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  • 3. 

    Poorly designed, and frustrating software can contribute to what?

    • A.

      Stress

    • B.

      Eye Strain

    • C.

      Back Strain

    Correct Answer
    A. Stress
    Explanation
    Poorly designed and frustrating software can contribute to stress because it can lead to increased frustration and difficulty in completing tasks efficiently. When software is not user-friendly and lacks intuitive design, it can cause users to feel overwhelmed and anxious. This can result in added stress and pressure, as individuals struggle to navigate and use the software effectively.

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  • 4. 

    Is the following statement true or false?A computer screen should be kept at least 30-32 inches away from your eyes for safety

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    No, it is meant to be at least 23-24 inches away from your eyes. if it is too far your eyes will begin to feel strain

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  • 5. 

    Loose electrical cables around a computer work space are a 

    Correct Answer
    Danger
    Hazard
    Explanation
    Loose electrical cables around a computer work space pose a danger and hazard. They can cause tripping hazards, potential electrical shocks, and damage to the computer or other equipment if they are accidentally pulled or yanked. It is important to keep the work space organized and secure the cables properly to prevent any accidents or damage.

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