Safe Lifting Online Quiz

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Safe Lifting Online Quiz

In work environment injuries such as back injuries to an employee leads to a loss of manpower and reduced productivity. It is for these reasons that most employers give first aid and safety education to their workers. The quiz below will test your knowledge on how best to lift objects and reduce chances of back injuries.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select your department:
    • A. 

      Administration

    • B. 

      Animal Control

    • C. 

      Court

    • D. 

      Development

    • E. 

      Finance

    • F. 

      Fire

    • G. 

      General Services

    • H. 

      Human Resources

    • I. 

      IT

    • J. 

      Library

    • K. 

      Parks Dept

    • L. 

      Police Dept

    • M. 

      Public Services

  • 2. 
    Back injuries represent a minor cause of lost work time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Poor posture can cause back pain by disrupting the back's natural curves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Before attempting to lift a load, you should:
    • A. 

      Size up or evaluate the load

    • B. 

      Clear the pathway

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Lifting with your legs is necessary only when attempting to lift heavy loads.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a common back injury?
    • A. 

      Dislocated vertebrae

    • B. 

      Strained muscle

    • C. 

      Sprained or torn ligament

    • D. 

      Bulging disk

  • 7. 
    A "weekend warrior" might incur a back injury because his or her back is not properly conditioned for strenuous work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When conducting a team lift, the first thing you should do is designate a lift leader to help coordinate the lift to keep all participants safe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Back injuries are usually the result of a single traumatic event.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Walking 30 minutes a day will help strengthen muscles and maintain weight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Is you back more suited for pushing or pulling a load?
    • A. 

      Pushing

    • B. 

      Pulling

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