L1 Certificate In The Principles Of Window And Door Installation (Qcf) Unit 5

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L1 Certificate In The Principles Of Window And Door Installation (Qcf) Unit 5

F/505/3154: Knowledge of the principles of working at heights in the installation of windows and doors


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The definition of "Working at Height" is?
    • A. 

      On a ladder

    • B. 

      Any place where a person could fall a distance and incur personal injury

    • C. 

      Anywhere on a roof

    • D. 

      On scaffolding

  • 2. 
    Who should be allowed to work at heights?
    • A. 

      Anyone who hasn't got vertigo

    • B. 

      Installers who have been trained to work at heights

    • C. 

      Installers who have ladders

    • D. 

      Installers who have worked at heights before

  • 3. 
    What risks are there working at heights when installing windows ?
    • A. 

      Risk of sunburn

    • B. 

      Risk of dropping window

    • C. 

      Risk of falling and injury

    • D. 

      Risk of hurting someone below

  • 4. 
    Which of the following FOUR actions could reduce risk of falling or injury when working at height?
    • A. 

      Risk Assessment

    • B. 

      Safe System of Work

    • C. 

      Use new ladders each time

    • D. 

      Put Installers through "Working at Height" Training

    • E. 

      Use correct PPE

    • F. 

      Wear High Visibility Vests

  • 5. 
    Anyone can work at height as long as they are careful?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The first person to refer to regarding working at height including the relevant legislation is your Health & Safety Officer / Work Supervisor?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    When using ladders, what does the term "three points of contact" mean?
    • A. 

      The ladder should have a minimum of three rungs

    • B. 

      Leave three contact numbers when using ladders

    • C. 

      You should always have three points of contact with the ladder

    • D. 

      As well as the top and bottom, the ladder should also touch at a third point

  • 8. 
    What is meant by the "ONE IN FOUR" rule?
    • A. 

      For every four units of height, the base of the ladder should be one unit from the horizontal

    • B. 

      For every one unit of height, the base of the ladder should be four units from the horizontal

    • C. 

      For every one person on the ladder, there should be four people securing it.

    • D. 

      There should be at least four rungs on the ladder for every one floor in height

  • 9. 
    The Health & Safety Executive recommendation is that no one should use a set of ladders for more that 30 minutes at a time
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    You should always check the weight capacity of the ladders prior to use?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Ladders can take any weight as long as you don't overload them for more than five minutes?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When using access equipment to ensure safe use, where should you secure it ?
    • A. 

      Secure the top of the equipment to a suitable fixed point

    • B. 

      Secure the base of the equipment to a suitable fixed point

    • C. 

      Secure the centre of the equipment to a suitable fixed point

    • D. 

      Any combination of the above

  • 13. 
    Safety Barriers are used to keep animals out of the site?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The purpose of safety barriers is?
    • A. 

      To stop the theft of materials

    • B. 

      To keep the site clean

    • C. 

      To keep the site safe and to control unauthorised access

    • D. 

      To stop anyone knocking the ladders over

  • 15. 
    Who is authorised to check access equipment before use
    • A. 

      Anyone

    • B. 

      The Customer

    • C. 

      A suitably qualified person

    • D. 

      Anyone who has used the equipment before

  • 16. 
    Which FOUR of the following items would be checked before use, on access equipment
    • A. 

      Fit for purpose

    • B. 

      In good working order

    • C. 

      Paintwork

    • D. 

      Maintenance records

    • E. 

      Securing points

    • F. 

      Length of hire

  • 17. 
    If the access equipment appears unsafe or defective, you should be careful when using it, and report it as soon as possible?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When dismantling and storing access equipment, it should be done with care, so that it can be reused effectively and efficiently?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Working Platforms are best used for First Floor Work, whilst Cherry Pickers are for high, hard to reach locations?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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