Electrical Safety: Recognizing And Controlling Hazards

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Electrical Safety: Recognizing And Controlling Hazards

Electricity is used almost everywhere in the world. Along with being helpful, it possesses a lot of risk to people using and handling it. Most electrical fires are caused by faulty electrical outlets and old, outdated appliances. What have you understood so far about recognizing and controlling hazards connected to electricity? Test your electrical safety test by taking the short test below, all the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A typical 15 amp electrical outlet does not have enough current to cause electrocution, such as would  be the case with a 20 amp outlet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Ground fault circuit interrupters are for residential settings and have no role in healthcare  workplaces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An extension cord that feels _________ may indicate too much current is flowing for the wire size of  the cord.
  • 4. 
    GFCIs are particularly recommended in bathrooms, garages, outdoor areas, crawl spaces, unfinished  basements, kitchens, and near wet bars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The grounding prong on an extension cord’s plug should never be removed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An extension cord may be used as a substitute for the fixed wiring of a structure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Work on electrical service panels is reserved only for _______________________ persons.
  • 8. 
    The most common OSHA electrical violation is improper grounding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Replacing metal plumbing with ________ pipes in some situations can interrupt the path fault current  would take and thus result in fire and/or electrocution.
  • 10. 
    The metal parts of electrical equipment that we touch (switch plates, ceiling light fixtures, conduits,  etc.,) should be _______________ and at 0 volts.
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