Task 1.6 Bsbwhs302 Mini Test

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following best describes an Act?
    • A. 

      A legally binding document that has been passed by parliament to define expected legal behaviour

    • B. 

      A legally enforceable rule created by a State of Federal Government

    • C. 

      Legally enforced guidelines used to ensure safety in the workplace

    • D. 

      A guideline which should be implemented to maintain safe work practices.

  • 2. 
    What could be a possible barrier to effective consultation?
    • A. 

      Participants' cultural differences

    • B. 

      Effective and complete information

    • C. 

      Structured communication methods

    • D. 

      All participants speak the same language

  • 3. 
    What do the initials PCBU mean?
    • A. 

      Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking

    • B. 

      Personal Companies, Business and Undertaking

    • C. 

      Persons Conducting a Business or Unemployed

    • D. 

      Persons, Companies, Business and Undertakings

  • 4. 
    Which best describes the term worker? Anyone who is:
    • A. 

      Employed by a PCBU to do any form of work.

    • B. 

      A volunteer for a PCBU to do any form of work.

    • C. 

      Engaged by a PCBU to do any form of work.

    • D. 

      Paid by a PCBD to do any form of work.

  • 5. 
    In terms of relevant WHS personnel in an organisation; who would NOT be considered a relevant personnel
    • A. 

      Manager

    • B. 

      Vendor

    • C. 

      Trainer

    • D. 

      Owner

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would most likely be used as a WHS tool?
    • A. 

      Direct Communication

    • B. 

      WHS regulation

    • C. 

      Incident reports

    • D. 

      WHS Act

  • 7. 
    Starting from the top, which are the top four levels of the Control Measures Hierarchy?
    • A. 

      Eliminate, Substitute, Isolate, Engineering Controls

    • B. 

      Eliminate, Isolate, Substitute, Engineering Controls

    • C. 

      Eliminate, Substitute, Isolate, Administrative Controls

    • D. 

      Eliminate, Isolate, Substitute, Administrative Controls

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      Cigarette smoke contributes to the poor quality of indoor air

    • B. 

      Safety laws in WA do not apply to smoking in enclosed workplaces

    • C. 

      Safety laws in WA bans smoking in enclosed workplaces

    • D. 

      Emissions from photocopiers in enclosed places contribute to poor air quality

  • 9. 
    What best describes the term tagging?
    • A. 

      Testing and inspecting of electrical equipment by manufacturers

    • B. 

      The regular testing and inspecting of electrical equipment

    • C. 

      Testing and inspecting of portable electrical equipment by manufacturers

    • D. 

      The regular testing and inspecting of portable electrical equipment.

  • 10. 
    Which would be the most effective method to communicate WHS information to factory workers?
    • A. 

      Posters

    • B. 

      Verbally

    • C. 

      Memorandum

    • D. 

      Email

  • 11. 
    Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) laws in WA are governed by the Workplace Health & Safety Act and the Workplace Health & Safety Regulations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Under the OSH Act there are three types of instruments to help meet workplace health & safety requirements. These are:
    • A. 

      Legislation, Rules, Posters

    • B. 

      Regulations, Australian/New Zealand Standards , Codes of Practice

    • C. 

      Regulations, Codes of Practice, Guidance Notes

    • D. 

      Induction Checklists, Regulations, Safety Signs

  • 13. 
    The WA legislation governing occupational health & safety issues in the workplace is:
    • A. 

      Workplace Health & Safety Act and Workplace Health & Safety Regulations

    • B. 

      Occupational Workplace Safety Regulations 1996

    • C. 

      Occupational Health & Safety Act (1984) and Occupational Safety & Health Regulations (1996)

    • D. 

      Code of Practice for Workplace Occupational Health & Safety

  • 14. 
    The WA government is expected to outline the WA position on improving our OSH laws having regard to the model WHS laws and the current national review processes. This is because:
    • A. 

      WA will be the first State to adopt the new WHS legislation

    • B. 

      It is important for all States to understand the differences in the new Laws in place

    • C. 

      The WHS Act & WHS Regulations come into effect on 1 January 2015

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The objective of the OSH Act are outlined in which section of the Act?
    • A. 

      Section 19

    • B. 

      The header

    • C. 

      Section 5

    • D. 

      Section 20 (1)

  • 16. 
    It is important for all employees and employers to know that the objectives of the OHS Act 91984) are to:
    • A. 

      Promote and secure the safety and health of persons at work

    • B. 

      Protect persons at work against hazards

    • C. 

      Assist in securing safe and hygienic work environments

    • D. 

      Reduce, eliminate and control the hazards to which persons are exposed at work

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Section 19(1) (page 26) of the OSH Act 1984 outlines the responsibility to provide and maintain, as far as practicable, a safe working environment for workers. This is call The:
    • A. 

      Employees "Duty of Care"

    • B. 

      Employees "safe system of work"

    • C. 

      Employers "Duty of Care"

    • D. 

      Employers "safe system of work"

  • 18. 
    If an employee doesn't know how to use machinery or equipment it is his responsibility to train himself how to use it properly following industry Code of Practice
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    When it is not practicable to avoid or eliminate a hazard, employees can use adequate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect them against the hazard such as the use of goggles and steel capped boots. In this instance:
    • A. 

      The employee is responsible for the purchase and cost of this equipment

    • B. 

      All risk is now transferred to the employee

    • C. 

      You can never do this as an employer as it is unsafe

    • D. 

      All PPE must be provided at no cost to the employee.

  • 20. 
    An employee shall take reasonable care to ensure his/her own safety and health at work and to avoid adversely affecting the safety or health of any other person through any act or omission at work. This "Duty of Care" is legislated under which section of the Act?
    • A. 

      Section 5

    • B. 

      Section 19 (1)

    • C. 

      Section 21

    • D. 

      Section 20

  • 21. 
    Employers must also ensure that the safety and health of people who are not their workers (such as visitors, volunteers or work experience students). This "Duty of Care" is legislated under which section of the Act?
    • A. 

      Section 5

    • B. 

      Section 19

    • C. 

      Section 21

    • D. 

      Section 20

  • 22. 
    A wide range of issues can be safety and health concerns that need to be addressed, such as:
    • A. 

      Slippery floors

    • B. 

      Lifting heavy loads

    • C. 

      Faulty or unguarded machinery and equipment

    • D. 

      Workplace bullying or violence

    • E. 

      All of the above

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