General Workplace Health & Safety Quiz

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General Workplace Health & Safety Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Equipment wires and connections should be checked:            
    • A. 

      Every day.

    • B. 

      Before an inspection

    • C. 

      Periodically

    • D. 

      Once a year

  • 2. 
    Ariel is vacuuming the office halls and meeting rooms.  She inspects the cords for frayed wires and loose plugs and finds everything in good condition.  She begins vacuuming at the back of the meeting room and works her way toward the door.  When she gets to the door, she crosses the hall into the next meeting room and keeps vacuuming.  When she is done, she unplugs the cord and rolls it up.  What, if anything, did Ariel do wrong?
    • A. 

      She didn't check the outlets and switch covers.

    • B. 

      She didn't use an orange extension cord for a public area.

    • C. 

      She ran the cord accross the center of the hallway.

    • D. 

      She didn't do anything wrong.

  • 3. 
    When lifting heavy objects you should:
    • A. 

      Keep your arms extended so the object is away from your body at all times

    • B. 

      Keep one hand free at all times

    • C. 

      Keep your back slightly bent at all times

    • D. 

      Make sure that your leg muscles, not your back muscles, do the lifting

  • 4. 
    Which of the following rules contributes to a safe, accident-free work environment?
    • A. 

      Take adequate time.

    • B. 

      Correct unsafe conditions immediately or report it to a supervisor.

    • C. 

      Do it safely the first time.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a guideline for safe lifting?
    • A. 

      Do not lift any item that you cannot get your arms around or that you cannot see over when carrying.

    • B. 

      Bend slightly at the knees and hips but do not stoop

    • C. 

      Lift with the leg muscles.

    • D. 

      Keep the object away from the body.

  • 6. 
    What is the Universal Emergency number?
    • A. 

      911

    • B. 

      000

    • C. 

      999

    • D. 

      112

  • 7. 
    What is PPE?
    • A. 

      Personal Protective Equipment

    • B. 

      Private Personal EQuipment

    • C. 

      Protective Public Equipment

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    Who is responsible for health and safety in the workplace.
    • A. 

      Employees

    • B. 

      Managers/Supervisors

    • C. 

      OH&S Representatives

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What should you do if you're seriously concerned about a safety hazard in the workplace?
    • A. 

      Keep on working and mention it to the boss later.

    • B. 

      Down tools and head home.

    • C. 

      Keep it to yourself and try to avoid hazard.

    • D. 

      Tell your co-workers and report it to your Manager immediately.

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