Respiratory Protection Program

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Respiratory Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is over development of respiratory protection plans, use of equipment, and types of respirators in accordance with OSHA. Question format will be in multiple choice, fill in the blank, and essay.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Respiratory Protection Program falls under which OSHA CFR?
    • A. 

      CFR 1910.134

    • B. 

      CFR 1910.135

    • C. 

      CFR 1910.136

    • D. 

      CFR 1910.137

    • E. 

      CFR 1910.138

  • 2. 
    True or false? Employers are responsible for supplying suitable respiratory protection equipment and establish a written respiratory protection program.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Selection and use of respirator is based on the _______?
  • 4. 
    What should a Respiratory Protection Plan contain?
  • 5. 
    What information is NOT needed before using an Air Purifying Respirator (APR)?
    • A. 

      Oxygen levels

    • B. 

      Contaminants' concentration

    • C. 

      Contaminants' mode of removal

    • D. 

      Firefighting techniques

  • 6. 
    True or false? Oxygen must be above 19.5% in ambient air to be considered efficient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which statement is NOT true?
    • A. 

      Oxygen levels below 19.5% are efficient.

    • B. 

      Oxygen levels below 16% can cause decreased mental effectiveness.

    • C. 

      Oxygen levels below 10% can cause unconciousness.

    • D. 

      Oxygen levels below 6% can cause death.

  • 8. 
    Oxygen enriched atmospheres can create a(n) _________ atmosphere.
  • 9. 
    At what percentage of oxygen in an atmosphere is considered enriched?
    • A. 

      6%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      16%

    • D. 

      19.5%

    • E. 

      23%

  • 10. 
    Which APR system will protect you from every type of contaminant possible at the same time?
    • A. 

      High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filter.

    • B. 

      Air Supplying Respirator (ASR).

    • C. 

      Negative Pressure Respirator.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 11. 
    What is the significance of Breakthrough Identification, and what are some examples?
  • 12. 
    True or False? An APR can be used in areas with contaminant levels in excess of 1000 ppm (0.1%).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    List the four different types of respirators and provide their protection factor.
  • 14. 
    Which equation is associated with the theory that protection factor provides the level of protection above the exposure limit?
    • A. 

      PFT= MCL x EL

    • B. 

      EL= PF/ MAC

    • C. 

      PEL x PF= MAC

  • 15. 
    What are 3 requirements for a worker to wear an APR?
  • 16. 
    What are some problems associated with wearing an APR?
  • 17. 
    APR systems remove contaminants by filtering particles, removing gases/vapors, and __________.
  • 18. 
    True or false? HEPA filters remove 99.97% of particles larger than 3 microns in size.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which statement is false?
    • A. 

      OSHA requires inspection and maintenance of respirator everyday and everytime you take off and put on a respirator.

    • B. 

      Cleaning is required every time a respirator is taken off at the end of a tast, or at the end of the day.

    • C. 

      An employeer is not required to have the cleaning procedures in the written respiratory protection plan.

    • D. 

      It is neccessary to constantly monitor the work area even if employees are wearing their protective equipment.

  • 20. 
    What are the two types of Air Supplying Respirators (ASR)?
  • 21. 
    _________ is the regulator that continues to provide air to the face piece even when the wearer is not inhailing. Excess air flows out from the face piece.
  • 22. 
    ____________ is the regulator that stops airflow between breaths. Airflow resumes when the wearer inhales or a leak develops.
  • 23. 
    What are the disadvantages of the SCBA?
  • 24. 
    What are the disadvantages of the Air Line System?
  • 25. 
    Which of the following requirements must be met for Type 1- Grade D breathing air described in ANSI/CGA G-7.1-1989?
    • A. 

      Oxygen content of 19.5-23.5% and Hydrocarbon content of 5 mg per cubic meter of air or less.

    • B. 

      CO content of 10 ppm or less.

    • C. 

      CO2 content of 1,000 ppm or less.

    • D. 

      Lack of noticeable odor.

    • E. 

      All of the above.