Health & Safety Knowledge

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Health & Safety Knowledge - Quiz

In the workplace, there are a lot of ways in which one's safety may be compromised. This is, therefore, the reason why most organizations have guidelines which people in the organization need to follow. Take up the interesting and factual test below and test your knowledge of health and safety standards in the workplace. All the best and keep safe!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fire Safety: If you hear a fire alarm going off, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Collect personal belongings from other areas

    • B. 

      Ignore it and stay where you are

    • C. 

      Walk to the nearest fire assembly point

    • D. 

      Go home

  • 2. 
    Fire Safety: The fire alarm finally stops ringing, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Go back to work

    • B. 

      Go home

    • C. 

      Stay where you are until the fire marshall says otherwise

  • 3. 
    Ergonomics: If you are working with a computer, how often should you take a break to rest your eyes?
    • A. 

      Every 2 hours

    • B. 

      Every 10 minutes

    • C. 

      Every 30 minutes

  • 4. 
    General: Which number(s) should you dial incase of emergency?
    • A. 

      911

    • B. 

      112

    • C. 

      999

  • 5. 
    Fire Safety: Which of the following fire extinguishers cannot be used on electrical fires?
    • A. 

      Powder

    • B. 

      Foam

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Carbon Dioxide

  • 6. 
    Fire Safety: What does the fire alarm sound like?
    • A. 

      A siren

    • B. 

      A loud continuous electrical bell

  • 7. 
    Ergonomics: What is the correct position for sitting at your desk?
    • A. 

      Elbows at 90 degrees while typing, lower back in contact with the backrest of your chair, feet firmly on the ground or on a footrest.

    • B. 

      Elbows at 90 degrees while typing, lower back in contact with the backrest of your chair, feet dangling one inch above the ground

    • C. 

      Elbows at 120 degrees while typing, lower back in contact with the backrest of your chair, feet firmly on the ground or on a footrest.

    • D. 

      Elbows at 90 degrees while typing, sitting on the edge your chair, feet firmly on the ground or on a footrest.

  • 8. 
    Ergonomics: How often should you get up and move around from your chair?
    • A. 

      Every half hour

    • B. 

      Every hour

    • C. 

      Every 2 hours

    • D. 

      At morning break, lunch time and 5 o'clock.

  • 9. 
    General: If you see something that might be a potential hazard, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Report it to the relevant manager

    • B. 

      Do nothing

    • C. 

      Try and fix it yourself

  • 10. 
    Fire Safety: Can you tell me where your nearst Fire Assembly area is?
    • A. 

      Yes!

    • B. 

      No

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