Whs Quiz

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Whs Quiz

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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