6 Walking Working Surfaces

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6 Walking Working Surfaces

6 Walking Working Surfaces


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  • 1. 
    Slips, trips & falls represents the  _____ leading cause of workplace deaths:
    • A. 

      5th

    • B. 

      4th

    • C. 

      3rd

    • D. 

      2nd

  • 2. 
    The most common causes for slips, trips & falls are: 
    • A. 

      Spills & uneven work surfaces

    • B. 

      Poor lighting & cluttered walkways

    • C. 

      Improper use of stairs & loose rugs/mats

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    Slips happen on surfaces that are slippery and is increased by these factors:
    • A. 

      Rocks, sand & dirt

    • B. 

      Asphalt, concrete & rubber

    • C. 

      Water, grease & oil

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 4. 
    80% of all falls that occur on stairs normally happens on the:
    • A. 

      Middle of the staircase

    • B. 

      First two or last two steps

    • C. 

      When there is too little friction between your feet and the walking surface

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 5. 
    Two common causes of trips are:
    • A. 

      Obstructed view & poor lighting

    • B. 

      Clutter & uncovered cables

    • C. 

      Unclosed draws

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 6. 
    Good prevention practices against slips, trips & falls are:
    • A. 

      Good night’s sleep, well balanced diet & good housekeeping

    • B. 

      Good housekeeping, proper footwear & appropriate work pace

    • C. 

      Proper footwear, well balanced diet & good housekeeping

    • D. 

      Good night’s sleep, proper footwear & good housekeeping

  • 7. 
    Three housekeeping practices that will help prevent slips, trips & falls are:
    • A. 

      Clean spills & use floor signs

    • B. 

      Replace bulbs & sweep up debris

    • C. 

      Remove obstacles & close file cabinet draws

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 8. 
    To avoid slipping at work you can:
    • A. 

      Not walk or stand while your working

    • B. 

      Pay attention and rush to get the job done

    • C. 

      Pay attention and take your time

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 9. 
    To avoid trips at work you should clear ___________, ___________________ & ______________:
    • A. 

      Obstructions, spills & objects

    • B. 

      Counters, tables & spills

    • C. 

      Equipment, counters & spills

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    To help prevent slips, trips & falls at work you should:
    • A. 

      Choose the best shoes for the work

    • B. 

      Walk slow and take small steps

    • C. 

      Point your toes out

    • D. 

      All the above

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