Ultimate Signal Person Training Quiz

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Ultimate Signal Person Training Quiz

Qualified Signal Person Training is required for all employees who communicate with crane operators when working in the blind


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does this signal mean?
    • A. 

      Sore Elbow

    • B. 

      Use Main Hoist Line

    • C. 

      Use Whip Line

  • 2. 
    What function will the crane operator perform when this signal is given?
    • A. 

      Boom Down, Swing Left

    • B. 

      Boom Down

    • C. 

      Hold Swing

  • 3. 
    What hand signals shall be use?
    • A. 

      Upside down

    • B. 

      Standard

    • C. 

      Verbal

    • D. 

      Pig Latin

  • 4. 
    Are we required to qualify our signal persons?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Never

  • 5. 
    What type of crane would this signal be good for?
    • A. 

      Hydraulic Boom Crane

    • B. 

      Lattice Boom Crane

    • C. 

      Tower Crane

    • D. 

      Gantry Crane

  • 6. 
    In your own words, what happens to a suspended load if the command "Trolley in" is given to the operator of a tower crane?
  • 7. 
    How many people can five signals to the operator
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

  • 8. 
    What happens to the operating radius as load is placed on the crane?
    • A. 

      It remains the same

    • B. 

      It increases with boom deflection

    • C. 

      It decreases

  • 9. 
    When should the radios to be used to signal a crane be tested?
    • A. 

      Annually

    • B. 

      Daily

    • C. 

      Prior to the beginning of the operation

    • D. 

      At the end of each shift

  • 10. 
    Can pre-operation agreed upon non-standard signals be used when standard signals are not applicable?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    What should the operator do if someone "keys" into the operation during radio controlled operations?
    • A. 

      Stop until communication is restored

    • B. 

      Continue until the interference is over

    • C. 

      Lift the load to check if it is still on the hook

  • 12. 
    When is a signal person required?
    • A. 

      When the operator cannot see the load

    • B. 

      When the operator cannot see the landing area

    • C. 

      When the operator cannot see the path of travel of the load or crane

    • D. 

      When the operator is for enough away from the load to make distance judgments difficult

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Is it okay to take signal from anyone?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    Whose perspective should the signals be given from?
    • A. 

      The signal person

    • B. 

      The superintendent in charge of the operation

    • C. 

      The operator

    • D. 

      The home office

  • 15. 
    What should the operator do if communication is lost to the signal person?
    • A. 

      Continue with movement until told otherwise

    • B. 

      Stop movement until communication is restored

    • C. 

      Cable up until the load is in view

    • D. 

      Get out of the machine and check on the load

  • 16. 
    What will the operator do if the signal person "covers" their hand as shown during a signaling operation?
    • A. 

      All stop

    • B. 

      Hold the hoist, Swing Left

    • C. 

      Hoist up slowly

  • 17. 
    What should the operator do when given this signal?
    • A. 

      Hoist up

    • B. 

      Raise the boom

    • C. 

      Look in the sky

    • D. 

      Check the block reeving

  • 18. 
    How often must the communication between the signal person and operator be maintained during crane movements?
    • A. 

      Continuously

    • B. 

      Daily

    • C. 

      Hourly

    • D. 

      Only while swinging

  • 19. 
    Who can signal a crane to stop during a lift?
    • A. 

      Only the qualified signal person

    • B. 

      The dedicated crane oiler

    • C. 

      Anyone

    • D. 

      Only the superintendent in charge of the operation