Introduction To Theatre Safety Exam

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The following questions deal with theatre safety and the groups in charge of overseeing safety rules in the workplace.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Congress established OSHA to oversee safety regulations and protect employees.The acronyme OSHA stands for:
    • A. 

      Our Safest Health Administration

    • B. 

      On Stage House Access

    • C. 

      Occupational Safety and Health Administration

    • D. 

      Official Safety and Health Administration

    • E. 

      Occupational Stage and House Administration

  • 2. 
    Employers must comply with three basic safety regulations.   Identify the "FALSE" regulation in the following.
    • A. 

      Employers must have written health and safety guidelines, and communicate the program to all employees.

    • B. 

      Employers must inventory all chemicals on the worksite, obtain MSDSs and make them available to all employees.

    • C. 

      Employers must have a written exercise program for all employees.

    • D. 

      Employers must have a formal training program to protect all employees from harm.

  • 3. 
    What are "Right To Know" laws?
    • A. 

      Your right to know the other people working on your assignment.

    • B. 

      Your right to have access to your work evaluations.

    • C. 

      Your rright to know what harmful chemicals are on the worksite and how to protect yourself from harm.

    • D. 

      Your right to know how much profit the company is making from your work.

  • 4. 
    Officially, OSHA regulaions apply only to the following group:
    • A. 

      All theatre workers who collect a fee.

    • B. 

      All employees who have deductions taken out from their paychecks.

    • C. 

      All volunteers who work less then 20 hours per week.

    • D. 

      All interns who are receiving college credit.

    • E. 

      All apprentice who hope to make it in the "big time".

  • 5. 
    Supervisor must protect themselves by following four strict OSHA guidelines. Identify the mandate NOT included in these guidelines.
    • A. 

      Follow OSHA regulations

    • B. 

      Provide a clean and safe environment for all workers

    • C. 

      Post reports and pictures of previous accidents

    • D. 

      Teach and enforce safe work practices

    • E. 

      Train all workers properly

  • 6. 
    When calling by phone for emergency assistance which of the following is NOT necessary?
    • A. 

      Your name

    • B. 

      Location of the problem, including the buildings name and room number

    • C. 

      Time and date

    • D. 

      Description of emergency

    • E. 

      Phone number and safe location for further contact

  • 7. 
    In an emergency requiring evacuation of the building, pull a fire alarm signal AND (identify the best single answer)
    • A. 

      Check to be sure that all fire extinguishers are in corect locations

    • B. 

      Follow up with a phone call to activate help if it is safe to do so

    • C. 

      Gather all workers to remind them of the emergency plan

    • D. 

      Before you leave the work site clean up all materials that may burn

    • E. 

      Post a note that work is finished for the day

  • 8. 
    What common action needs to be taken by everyone when an emergency alarm goes off?
    • A. 

      Call all emergency authorites for assistance

    • B. 

      Check the location of the alarm device and turn it off

    • C. 

      Evacuate the building immediately and close doors behind you as you leave

    • D. 

      Locate your immediate supervisor

    • E. 

      Make sure all workers are aware of the alarm

  • 9. 
    Exit passage ways can sometimes be used at storage areas as long as a 10' 12'notice is posted in 3 languages that this is NOT an official exit
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 10. 
    Exit lights can be altered, unplugged, or covered by authority of the shows director
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 11. 
    A fire curtain at the proscenium opening separates the audience from what THREE deadly hazards?
    • A. 

      Toxic chemicals on the stage floor

    • B. 

      Fire

    • C. 

      Gasses

    • D. 

      Smoke

    • E. 

      Falling equipment

  • 12. 
    The purpose of the smoke doors at the top of the proscenium theater is:
    • A. 

      To expel gas and smoke that rises to the top of the stage house during a fire

    • B. 

      To allow the stage crew working on the fly rails an exit through the top of the building

    • C. 

      To act as a smoke intake for the stage

    • D. 

      To let light and smoke in during a power failure

    • E. 

      To allow a place for smokers to take a break

  • 13. 
    In the event of a theatre fire, the FIRST thing that must be done is:
    • A. 

      Locate fire extinguishers and check for the proper code

    • B. 

      Make sure all exits are clear of equipment and debris

    • C. 

      Make sure you have your car keys

    • D. 

      Call for help using either a telephone or fire alarm- or both if it is safe to do so.

    • E. 

      Try to put out the fire by yourself.

  • 14. 
    Never throw water on a flammable liquid or electrical fire (with the power still on).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Material that will burn, but extinguishes itself after the flame source is removed is called:
    • A. 

      Flammable

    • B. 

      Flame proof

    • C. 

      Flame retardant

    • D. 

      Fire hazard

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Material that will not burn under any circumstances is called:
    • A. 

      Flammable

    • B. 

      Flame proof

    • C. 

      Flame retardant

    • D. 

      Fire hazard

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Audience members can be seated in the aisles when the theatre is running a deficit and needs extra money.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    All blood and bodily fluids must be considered infectious.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Dust Masks protect the user against inhalation of:
    • A. 

      Gases

    • B. 

      Vapors

    • C. 

      Dust Particles

    • D. 

      Smoke

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Working alone in the theatre is permitted as long as someone knows where you are.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Identify the three most common ways that toxic chemicals enter the body.
    • A. 

      Skin contact

    • B. 

      Breathing/inhalation

    • C. 

      Osmosis

    • D. 

      Impregnation

    • E. 

      Ingestion

  • 22. 
    MSDS is an acronym for:
    • A. 

      Most Students Don't Study

    • B. 

      Most Students Don't Study

    • C. 

      Material Safety Data Sheets

    • D. 

      Most Students Don't Study

    • E. 

      Most Students Don't Study

  • 23. 
    Identify the Three standard Fit Tests used for cartridge respirators:
    • A. 

      Positive fit test

    • B. 

      Tension test

    • C. 

      "Banana Oil" sniff test

    • D. 

      Mr. Kearns yelling at you test

    • E. 

      Negative fit test

  • 24. 
    Mr. Kearns insists that this be done when cutting lumber with any type of saw:
    • A. 

      Keep lights on the stage

    • B. 

      Wear gloves

    • C. 

      Use color chalk for measurements and markings

    • D. 

      Wear safety glasses

    • E. 

      Shout out an all clear

  • 25. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      It is safe to go

    • B. 

      You may go only after yielding to other pedestrians and vehicles in the road

    • C. 

      You may go as long as you can reasonably assume you will be able to cross the intersection and not cause grid-lock

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Only B and C

    • F. 

      Option 1

    • G. 

      Option 2

    • H. 

      Option 3

    • I. 

      Option 4

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