Participate In Ohs, Follow Emergency Response Procedures & Manage Stress

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This quiz will test your knowledge on how to participate in OHS, how to follow emergency response procedures and how to manage stress in the workplace. Answer all questions and when you achieve 100%, print out your certificate and hand it to your teacher.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you report OHS issues or concerns?
    • A. 

      All reports regarding OHS issues or concerns must be made to supervisors or managers. Employees should know what the procedures for negating workplace hazards identification are. Reports should not be made to the OHS officer or OHS committee. unless the employer or managers are unavailable,

    • B. 

      In every organization the employers are the only people authorized to be in charge of early identification of hazards and should know what the procedures for reporting workplace hazards are. Reports should be made to the correct government authority. If they cannot contact the government authority, the employer should document the attempts to make contact. No further action is required.

    • C. 

      Employees should only report incidents whereby a client of the organisation has made a formal complaint about non compliance with OHS laws. Under these circumstances, employers should know what the procedures for reporting workplace hazards are. Reports should be made to the organization's legal representative. If neither a committee member nor an OHS representative is available, no further action is required to be taken by law.

    • D. 

      This would depend on your organization. Employees should be aware of the need for early identification of hazards and should know what the procedures for reporting workplace hazards are. Reports should be made to the OHS officer or OHS committee. If neither a committee member nor an OHS representative is available, reports must be made to supervisors or managers.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is INCORRECT?   
    • A. 

      Incidents and accidents must be promptly reported.

    • B. 

      The organisation must have in place, procedures that all employees are aware of and can access in order to make reports

    • C. 

      Accidents, regardless of how minor, must be reported.

    • D. 

      Workers who do not comply with OHS requirements should have their employment terminated to ensure that no-one's safety is endangered.

    • E. 

      All faulty equipment should be promptly reported.

  • 3. 
    With regards to OHS, why is housekeeping important?
    • A. 

      To make your workplace more likely to attract the right type of client

    • B. 

      To keep your workplace free of clutter or conditions that allow bacteria and vermin to thrive.

    • C. 

      To make sure that customers don't judge the performance of the managers of the organization based on the way the facility appears.

    • D. 

      To attract friendly and hard working employees.

  • 4. 
    Cleaning chemicals must be stored in a  _ _ _ _ and secure place taking note of any special manufacturer's instructions as well as cleaning cloths, and agents. When using strong chemicals it may be necessary to protect yourself with the use of _ _ _
  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the best description of stress in the workplace?
    • A. 

      Stress is an abnormal response to normal workplace demands. Any level of stress is unnecessary and it interferes with the way that workers function.

    • B. 

      Heightened stress levels in the workplace are quite normal and are experienced by most workers each day. A high level of stress is necessary to not only function, but to reach our full potential.

    • C. 

      Stress is a normal response that can we experience to some extent each day. A certain level of stress is necessary to not only function, but to reach our full potential.

    • D. 

      People who are under stress will function in an abnormal way. They are likely to cause others in the workplace harm and should be avoided.

  • 6. 
    Warning signs of stress might include which of the following behaviours? (There are more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Increased smoking

    • B. 

      Increased drinking

    • C. 

      Irritability

    • D. 

      Obsessive concern with trivial matters

    • E. 

      Poor work performance

  • 7. 
    Warning signs of stress might include which of the following thought processes? (There are more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Negative thoughts

    • B. 

      Loss of concentration

    • C. 

      Forgetfulness

    • D. 

      Difficulty making decisions

    • E. 

      Bad dreams

  • 8. 
    Effective ways to manage stress do NOT include... (more than one answer)              
    • A. 

      Good nutrition

    • B. 

      Exercise

    • C. 

      Stress management and learning how to relax

    • D. 

      Drinking more coffee

    • E. 

      Eating chocolate

  • 9. 
    Once a stressful situation has been identified in your workplace, whether it be long work hours, little support from co-workers, heavy workloads or whatever, it is important that the problem be recognised and raised with your supervisor. If you feel you are not being listened to or helped to resolve the issue by your employer, then you should...
    • A. 

      Resign and take up employment in a less stressful occupation.

    • B. 

      Complain to your work colleagues and refuse to do any of the work that your employer asks you to do.

    • C. 

      Seek help from your union representative for further investigation and action.

    • D. 

      Go to your doctor and ask him to supply you with antidepressants.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements regarding managing stress is not true?
    • A. 

      Details on managing stress can be found in literature and pamphlets available from your management, from your doctor and health centres.

    • B. 

      There are many good groups around that specialise in stress management.

    • C. 

      If your situation becomes unbearable it is important to seek professional help through your local doctor or health centre.

    • D. 

      Make sure you can manage your stress before the stress manages you.

    • E. 

      If you are suffering from any of the signs or symptoms related to stress, you are required, by law to find alternative employment or to see your local doctor.

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