Occupational Safety And Health Quiz: MCQ Trivia

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Occupational Safety And Health Quiz: MCQ Trivia

What do you understand about occupational safety and health? Do you think you can pass this quiz? Occupational health and safety in public health studies developments in illnesses and injures in the worker population and recommends and implements strategies and rules to prevent them. The main focus is on manual labor occupations. Take this quiz and see how much you know about occupational safety and health.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You have the right to know the hazards in your job. Your employer or supervisor must provide you with the information you need to work safely.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The worker is responsible to work safely including not fooling around on the job, reporting unsafe conditions immediately, wearing the required Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) or clothing properly, knowing the emergency procedures, and reporting all injuries at the workplace immediately to your supervisor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Your employer or supervisor can only discipline you for refusing to do a task that you believe is unsafe after the Ministry of Labour (MOL) has indicated a return to work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The number one cause of injury to workers is slips and falls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Workers in Ontario have three basic rights when it comes to Health and Safety. One of them is the right to shut down an unsafe workplace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Sharing cigarettes, eating utensils, drink containers/straws, and bits of food does not increase your risk of exposure to communicable diseases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Workplace safety is based on staff recognizing, assessing, and controlling hazards in the workplace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Spills of bodily fluids should be cleaned immediately by: -Using disposable absorbent material to clean up the spill -Scrubbing surface with soap and water -Spraying a 1:10 solution of chlorine to the water -Soaking for ten minutes -Rinsing and drying of the surface
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Frequent and thorough handwashing with soap and water is an important way to decrease your risk of contracting or transmitting an infectious disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Overuse of antibacterial soap increases susceptibility to contagious diseases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When performing First Aid you should wear gloves, use a face mask for resuscitation, change gloves with every new casualty, and dispose of gloves and other soiled materials immediately.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    If a needle has pricked someone, they need to go immediately to the nearest hospital emergency department with the needle in a clean, puncture-resistant container. An incident report or WSIB report must be completed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) identifies the hazardous ingredients, protective measures, and emergency procedures pertaining to a specific substance. The information must be less than three years old and the sheet must be taken to the hospital with staff if they have exposure to any of these products.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Identify the following symbol.
    • A. 

      Compressed Gas.

    • B. 

      Flammable and Combustable.

    • C. 

      Oxidizing.

    • D. 

      Materials causing Immediate/Serious Toxic effects.

    • E. 

      Materials causing other Toxic effects.

  • 15. 
    Identify the following symbol.
    • A. 

      Biohazardous.

    • B. 

      Corrosive.

    • C. 

      Materials causing other Toxic effects.

    • D. 

      Dangerously Reactive Materials.

    • E. 

      Materials causing Immediate/Serious Toxic effects.

  • 16. 
    Identify the following symbol.
    • A. 

      Oxidizing.

    • B. 

      Compressed Gas.

    • C. 

      Corrosive.

    • D. 

      Dangerously Reactive Materials.

    • E. 

      Flammable and Combustable.

  • 17. 
    Indentify the following symbol.
    • A. 

      Compressed Gas.

    • B. 

      Material causing other Toxic effects.

    • C. 

      Corrosive.

    • D. 

      Flammable and Combustable.

    • E. 

      Biohazardous.

  • 18. 
    Identify the following symbol.
    • A. 

      Corrosive.

    • B. 

      Oxidizing.

    • C. 

      Biohazardous.

    • D. 

      Material causing Immediate/Serious Toxic effects.

    • E. 

      Flammable and Combustable.

  • 19. 
    Identify the following symbol.
    • A. 

      Materials causing other Toxic effects.

    • B. 

      Biohazardous.

    • C. 

      Materials causing Immediate/Serious Toxic effects.

    • D. 

      Flammable and Combustable.

    • E. 

      Corrosive.

  • 20. 
    Identify the following symbol.
    • A. 

      Biohazardous.

    • B. 

      Flammable and Combustable.

    • C. 

      Oxidizing.

    • D. 

      Corrosive.

    • E. 

      Dangerously Reactive Materials.

  • 21. 
    Identify the following symbol.
    • A. 

      Dangerously Reactive Materials.

    • B. 

      Flammable and Combustable.

    • C. 

      Oxidizing.

    • D. 

      Corrosive.

    • E. 

      Compressed Gas.