Occupational Hazards And Safety Practice Test

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Occupational Hazards And Safety Practice Test - Quiz

Check out our quiz below that consists of questions about occupational hazards and the safety practices taken against them to test your knowledge regarding these hazard controls and learn interesting trivia. An occupational hazard is a workplace hazard that puts employees' health at risk. Hence, various organizations take various safety measures to avoid or minimize injuries, illness, and other health risks. Do you know about these practices and occupational health services? If yes, take up the quiz below and assess yourself.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is characteristic for branch-orientated occupational health service?
    • A. 

      Fits to small, medium and large enterprices 

    • B. 

      Has little impact and no intergration with safety service 

    • C. 

      Fits only for very big enterprice

    • D. 

      Is maintained and operated by social security organization 

    • E. 

      Has high competence in occupational medicine 

  • 2. 
    Impacts of identification of occupational disease are:
    • A. 

      Compensation

    • B. 

      Improvement of working conditions 

    • C. 

      Treatment and rehabilitation 

    • D. 

      The enterprise is to be closed 

    • E. 

      The employee is to be dismissed 

  • 3. 
    Health care workers are exposed to occupational hazards including:
    • A. 

      Silica, asbestos 

    • B. 

      Mental stress, safety hazards 

    • C. 

      Cytotoxic agents, anesthetic gases 

    • D. 

      Ionizing radiation, biological agents 

    • E. 

      Solvents, lead 

  • 4. 
    Cataracts can be caused by exposure by:
    • A. 

      Ionising radiation 

    • B. 

      Vibration

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet radiation 

    • D. 

      Infrared radiation 

    • E. 

      Cold stress 

  • 5. 
    Nonionizing radiation includes:
    • A. 

      Visible light 

    • B. 

      X-rays, gamma rays 

    • C. 

      Nanoparticles 

    • D. 

      Microwaves and radiofrequency waves 

    • E. 

      Infrared and ultraviolet radiation

  • 6. 
    What adverse health effects can be caused by prolonged exposure to hand-arm vibration?
    • A. 

      Peripheral sensorineural polyneuropathy 

    • B. 

      Barotrauma of the middle ear 

    • C. 

      Osteoarthiris of hip and knee

    • D. 

      Cataract 

    • E. 

      Vasoconstriction of the digital arteries 

  • 7. 
    Occupational exposure to biological hazards is assosciated with:
    • A. 

      Cancers 

    • B. 

      Allergies 

    • C. 

      Infectious diseases 

    • D. 

      Raynauds phenomenon 

    • E. 

      Pneumoconiosis 

  • 8. 
    What diseases can be caused by bad ergonomic working conditions?
    • A. 

      Epicondylitis 

    • B. 

      Thoracic outlet syndrome 

    • C. 

      Hepatitis 

    • D. 

      Dermatitis 

    • E. 

      Skin cancer 

  • 9. 
    What is the purpose of the pre-employment health examination 
    • A. 

      Determine if person is physically/ psychologically fit to perform a particular job

    • B. 

      Ensure person's placement in job will not represent danger to their health or other workers 

    • C. 

      Diagnose occupational disease 

    • D. 

      Identify health risks at workplace 

    • E. 

      Detect early as possible any sign of work-related health problems 

  • 10. 
    Hospital infection means:
    • A. 

      Infections occurring after 48 hours after leaving the hospital.

    • B. 

      Microbial diseases, clinically and / or microbiologically identiable by patients or staff, associated with hospitalization, as well as staff working there, whether they continue to have symptoms or not.

    • C. 

      Infections occurring after 48 hours after being hospitalized.

    • D. 

      All answers are correct.

    • E. 

      Can be exogenous or endogenous hospital infection.

  • 11. 
    What are diagnostic criteria of occupational disease 
    • A. 

      Exposure qualitatively and quantitatively sufficient to cause the disease 

    • B. 

      Typical symptoms appear in relation t work exposures 

    • C. 

      There are some other diseases that have the same symptoms 

    • D. 

      The disease was diagnosed before the actual exposure started 

    • E. 

      There were no occupational exposures causing the disease in question

  • 12. 
    Incubation Period of Salmonellosis. Select one:
    • A. 

      1-24 hours

    • B. 

      1-15 hours

    • C. 

      2-4 days

    • D. 

      12-72 hours

  • 13. 
    What thermoregulation mechanism will be impaired in the conditions of high air humidity? Select one:
    • A. 

      Evaporation (sweating)

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      All three

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 14. 
    In the conditions of extremely high atmospheric pressure adverse negative health effects are associated with: Select one:
    • A. 

      Negative Nitrogen effect

    • B. 

      Oxygen defenciency

    • C. 

      Visual impairment

    • D. 

      Disturbed thermoregulation

  • 15. 
    'white finger phenomenon' is assosciated with exposure to 
    • A. 

      Hand-arm vibration

    • B. 

      Electromagnetic radiation

    • C. 

      Asbestos 

    • D. 

      Repetitive hand movements 

    • E. 

      Silca

  • 16. 
    Fill in the blanks.  “………………. are created by the burning of PVC plastics and other materials that contain chlorine”  Select one:
    • A. 

      Lead

    • B. 

      Nickel

    • C. 

      Cadmi

    • D. 

      Dioxins

  • 17. 
    What form of letters is the dependence of air temperature on cardiovascular disease  Select one:
    • A. 

      "N" letters

    • B. 

      "I" letters

    • C. 

      "U" letters

    • D. 

      "J" letters

  • 18. 
    A rupture of eardrum may occur as result of exposure to noise at a level above 
    • A. 

      140 dBA

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      75

    • E. 

      90dBA

  • 19. 
    What weather conditions are called medically favorable  Select one:
    • A. 

      Daily air pressure change 8 hPa, relative humidity 88%, wind speed 7 m/s

    • B. 

      Daily air pressure change 10 hPa, relative humidity 70%, wind speed 12 m/s

    • C. 

      Daily air pressure change 16 hPa, relative humidity 94%, wind speed 2 m/s

    • D. 

      Daily air pressure change 4 hPa, relative humidity 55%, wind speed 5 m/s

  • 20. 
    Which part of solar radiation spectrum is responsible for seasonal depression? Select one:
    • A. 

      Ultraviolet A radiation;

    • B. 

      Infrared radiation;

    • C. 

      Visible radiation;

    • D. 

      Ultraviolet B radiation;

  • 21. 
    What is called an employee health check every second year during employment which involves exposure to a particular hazard to health?
    • A. 

      Active periodic health surveilance 

    • B. 

      Passive health surveillance 

    • C. 

      Return-to-work health examination

    • D. 

      Passive pre-employment health surveilance 

    • E. 

      Health assesment after termination of hazardous job

    • F. 

      Health assesment after termination of hazardous job

  • 22. 
    Which part of the ultraviolet spectrum goes into the deeper layers of the skin and can lead to the future development of skin cancer? Select one:
    • A. 

      Ultraviolet C radiation

    • B. 

      Ultraviolet A radiation

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet B radiation

  • 23. 
    Ultraviolet ( B radiation penetrates uncovered skin and converts cutaneous 7-dehydrocholesterol to vitamin: Select one:
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Vitamin D

    • C. 

      Vitamin C

    • D. 

      Vitamin E

  • 24. 
    The occupational disease is:
    • A. 

      The consequence of exposure for a certain amount of time to a risk which exists during the normal exercise of an occupation

    • B. 

      Disease that often have their origin in a combination of factors, in which the working environment plays only a partial role 

    • C. 

      Injuries at work including commuting accidents, their consequences and complications 

    • D. 

      Any disease of worker during the employment 

  • 25. 
    Which health conditions can be affected by exposure to electromagnetic fields? Select one:
    • A. 

      Cataracts

    • B. 

      High blood pressure

    • C. 

      Diabetes

    • D. 

      Low blood pressure

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