A Safety Quiz On The Types Of Hazards!

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A Safety Quiz On The Types Of Hazards! - Quiz

Here we bring you a safety quiz on the types of hazards. The health and safety at work Act were put in place in the early 1970s to ensure that organizations understand their duties in ensuring the safety of their employees. These safety rules are designed to keep us safe from different types of hazards. Get to test how well you know these hazards by taking up the test below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A hazard is an activity, arrangement, circumstance, event, occurrence...that is an actual  or possible source of harm.  Hazards can be:
    • A. 

      Actual and/or Behavioural

    • B. 

      Potential

    • C. 

      Physical

    • D. 

      Biological

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A hazard is anything that can cause or has the potential to cause harm
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a potential hazard?
    • A. 

      Working when very tired/Working while under the influence of drugs or alcohol

    • B. 

      Working on a wet floor

    • C. 

      Breathing in toxic fumes

    • D. 

      Manual tasks that strain the body

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What is the leading cause of death on construction sites?
    • A. 

      Struck by object

    • B. 

      Falls

    • C. 

      Caught-in or -between

    • D. 

      Electrocutions

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a chemical-related health hazard?
    • A. 

      Carcinogenicity

    • B. 

      Reactivity

    • C. 

      Corrosivity

    • D. 

      Toxicity

  • 6. 
    If you wanted to convey the most severe type of hazard, which word would you use?
    • A. 

      Warning

    • B. 

      Notice

    • C. 

      Danger

    • D. 

      Caution

  • 7. 
    Ammonia becomes an immediate danger to your life and health when it is present at the following level or greater:
    • A. 

      10 ppm

    • B. 

      30 ppm

    • C. 

      300 ppm

    • D. 

      1000 ppm

  • 8. 
    If you are working near a flammable substance, you should always use iron or steel hand tools.
    • A. 

      True 

    • B. 

      False