Personal Protective Equipment (Ppe)/Ergonomics

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Ergonomics Quizzes & Trivia

For most jobs that are physically engaging, workers will require their employees to provide them with personal protective equipment for their own safety and well being while on the job. This quiz tests your knowledge on the subject.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is personal protective equipment the “last resort” in hazard abatement?
    • A. 

      Workers may not use the equipment properly.

    • B. 

      Elimination of the hazard is always preferred.

    • C. 

      OSHA prefers that other methods be employed first.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    A worker who wears Personal Protective Equipment must:
    • A. 

      Wear the PPE correctly

    • B. 

      Know how to clean the PPE

    • C. 

      Recognize when it is considered unusable.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Simply adjusting the way you work can remove body stress and alleviate musculoskeletal disorders:
    • A. 

      True, changing your position relives your muscle fatigue

    • B. 

      False, it makes no difference how you do your work.

  • 4. 
    Musculoskeletal disorders only affect older workers who have always done hard physical labor.
    • A. 

      Yes, only hard physical labor causes musculoskeletal disorders

    • B. 

      No, there are many causes for musculoskeletal disorders

  • 5. 
    The only PPE we have to wear is for head, hands, and eyes.
    • A. 

      No there is Personal Protective Equipment for every part of the body.

    • B. 

      Yes this is the only Personal protective Equipment ever required.

  • 6. 
    Before Any PPE is worn, you company must:
    • A. 

      Talk to some lawyers about liability

    • B. 

      Try to remove the risk if at all possible

    • C. 

      Order the cheapest PPE available

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