Personal Protective Equipment Quiz! Trivia

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Personal Protective Equipment Quiz! Trivia

Are you looking for a personal protective equipment quiz trivia? It is not always the work of the employer to ensure the employees health and safety is not threatened at the workplace as the employee has a role to play. An employee is expected to use the tools made available to improve his safety are used in the correct manner. Do checkout this quiz and see if you use them all as expected.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You have been given a dust mask to protect against hazardous fumes.  What should you do?
    • A. 

      Do the job but work quickly

    • B. 

      Do not start work until you have the correct Respiratory Protective Equipment

    • C. 

      Start work but take a break now and again

    • D. 

      Wear a second dust mask on top of the first one

  • 2. 
    You are starting a job.  How will you know if you need any extra Personal Protective Equipment?
    • A. 

      By looking at your employer's health and safety policy

    • B. 

      You will just be expected to know

    • C. 

      From the risk assessment or method statement

    • D. 

      A letter will be sent to your home

  • 3. 
    Look at these statements about anti-vibration gloves. Which one is true?
    • A. 

      They might not protect you against vibration

    • B. 

      They cut out all hand-arm vibration

    • C. 

      They only work against low frequency vibration

    • D. 

      They give the most protection if they are worn over other gloves

  • 4. 
    If you drop your safety helmet from height on to a hard surface, you should:
    • A. 

      Repair any cracks then carry on wearing it

    • B. 

      Make sure there are no cracks then carry on wearing it

    • C. 

      Work without a safety helmet until you can get a new one

    • D. 

      Stop work and get a new safety helmet

  • 5. 
    Look at these statements about Personal Protective Equipment. Which one is not true?
    • A. 

      You must use it as instructed

    • B. 

      You must pay for any damage or loss

    • C. 

      You must store it correctly when you are not using it

    • D. 

      You must report any damage or loss to your supervisor

  • 6. 
    If there is a risk of materials flying into your eyes, you should wear:
    • A. 

      Tinted welding goggles

    • B. 

      Laser safety glasses

    • C. 

      Chemical-resistant goggles

    • D. 

      Impact-resistant goggles

  • 7. 
    Your employer must supply you with Personal Protective Equipment:
    • A. 

      Twice a year

    • B. 

      If you pay for it

    • C. 

      If it is in the contract

    • D. 

      If you need to be protected

  • 8. 
    You have to work outdoors in bad weather.  Your employer should supply you with waterproof clothing because:
    • A. 

      It will have the company name and logo on it

    • B. 

      You are less likely to get muscle strains if you are warm and dry

    • C. 

      You are less likely to catch Weil's disease if you are warm and dry

    • D. 

      Your supervisor will be able to see you more clearly in the rain

  • 9. 
    You need to wear a full-body harness.  You have never used one before.  What should you do?
    • A. 

      Ask for expert advice and training

    • B. 

      Ask someone already wearing a harness to show you what to do

    • C. 

      Try to work it out for yourself

    • D. 

      Read the instruction book

  • 10. 
    Who should provide you with any Personal Protective Equipment you need?
    • A. 

      You must buy your own

    • B. 

      Anyone on site with a budget

    • C. 

      No one has a duty to provide it

    • D. 

      Your employer

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