Whs Quiz

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Complete this quiz to test your Workplace Health and Safety knowledge. Completion of the quiz is mandatory, you can do it at home or in class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Safety is:
    • A. 

      The responsiblity of the teacher

    • B. 

      The individual

    • C. 

      Workcover Australia

    • D. 

      Everyone who works in the workshop

  • 2. 
    Hazards can be controlled in the workshop by:
    • A. 

      Cleaning up spills immediately

    • B. 

      Reading and following safety signage

    • C. 

      Removing hazards

    • D. 

      Wearing the correct PPE

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Accidents:
    • A. 

      Cannot be avoided

    • B. 

      Are largely preventable

    • C. 

      Only happen to people who deserve them

    • D. 

      Are completely unpredictable

  • 4. 
    The yellow and black markings on the workshop floor are
    • A. 

      Areas to be swept at the of each lesson

    • B. 

      Machinery safety zones

    • C. 

      Teacher only zones

    • D. 

      Areas where safety glasses must be worn

  • 5. 
    A chemical hazard refers to:
    • A. 

      Dirt and liquids

    • B. 

      Poisons and dusts

    • C. 

      Fumes and airborne materials

    • D. 

      Noise and bad lighting

  • 6. 
    Hazards can arise from:
    • A. 

      The work environment

    • B. 

      The use of machinery and substances

    • C. 

      Poorly laid out and designed work spaces

    • D. 

      Inappropriate systems and procedures

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Manual handling refers to:
    • A. 

      Lifting, pushing, carrying and lifting of equipment and objects

    • B. 

      Rolling heavy objects to move them

    • C. 

      Returning tools to the correct place

    • D. 

      Putting tools and equipment on shelving for storage

  • 8. 
    When manual handling heavy objects
    • A. 

      You should bend your knees before lifting

    • B. 

      You shouldn't lift any object over 15kgs on your own

    • C. 

      If the object is over 15kgs you should use a trolley or another lifting/carrying device

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    If an identified risk has a ranking of 6 on the risk assessment scale, how likely is it to happen:
    • A. 

      It could happen anytime - very likely

    • B. 

      It could happen sometime - likely

    • C. 

      It could happen but very rarely - unlikely

    • D. 

      It could happen but probably never happen - very unlikely

  • 10. 
    What is meant by risk management:
    • A. 

      Managing people to avoid accidents

    • B. 

      Indentifying hazards, assessing the risk and then finding solutions

    • C. 

      Removing all sharp and dangerous objects from the workshop

    • D. 

      Reading all instructions before starting to work

  • 11. 
    What injuries/hazards could occur from excessive noise
    • A. 

      Distraction from the task leading to injury

    • B. 

      Hearing damage

    • C. 

      Inability to hear others in the workspace

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Appropriate Personal Protection Equipment is worn:
    • A. 

      At the discretion of your teacher

    • B. 

      At all times when working in the workshop

    • C. 

      Only when using power tools

    • D. 

      Only when you are within the machinery safety zones

  • 13. 
    A work method statement is useful for
    • A. 

      Choosing the appropriate materials for the job

    • B. 

      Pleasing your teacher

    • C. 

      Organising your work flow, identifying and assessing possible risk factors

    • D. 

      Checking that you have the correct tools to complete the task

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