Samref Internal Safety Engineering Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Safety is defined as follows:
    • A. 

      A relative exposure to hazard

    • B. 

      A matter of relative protection from exposure to hazards

    • C. 

      An unsafe condition or unsafe act with the potential of causing accident

  • 2. 
    An accident is :
    • A. 

      Unplanned undesired occurrence, which results in injury or damage to property

    • B. 

      Unplanned occurrence that did not result in any injury or property damage

    • C. 

      Unplanned occurrence that could or could not result in unintended injury or damage

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Possible loss over a specific period of time

    • B. 

      Relative exposure to hazard

    • C. 

      Exsistence of unsafe condition or act with the potential of injury to or damage

  • 4. 
    Why do we need to identify hazards?
    • A. 

      To comply with Safety Rules

    • B. 

      To prevent incidents and accidents

    • C. 

      To conduct BBS Observation

  • 5. 
    What are the hazards present in industrial plants? 
    • A. 

      Chemicals and Toxic Materials

    • B. 

      Fires and Radioactive Materials

    • C. 

      Electrical Shocks and Rotary Machinery Equipment

    • D. 

      Unsafe Environmental Conditions

    • E. 

      All of above

  • 6. 
    Why safety is important in industrial operations?
    • A. 

      Workers may be killed in accidents

    • B. 

      Personnel may be injured and hospitalized

    • C. 

      Cost of industrial accidents part of loss of life or permanent disability

    • D. 

      Workers may be exposed to hazardous substances causing health sickness

    • E. 

      All above

  • 7. 
    What are the steps workers must follow to reduce the risk of personnel injury?
    • A. 

      Know the hazard and be aware of the dangers involved in handling and use of substance

    • B. 

      Use safe practice by utilizing the correct procedures and the right safety equipment

    • C. 

      All of above

  • 8. 
    What are the causes of unsafe acts?
    • A. 

      Inadequate safety knowledge or skills

    • B. 

      Lack of safety training

    • C. 

      Inadequate enforcement of safety rules and procedures

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 9. 
    Unsafe conditions may include:
    • A. 

      Lack of information and training

    • B. 

      Inadequate design or equipment

    • C. 

      Dust and fumes

    • D. 

      All above

  • 10. 
    There are seven body parts require protection:
    • A. 

      Head and shoulder

    • B. 

      Head, eyes, ears and lungs

    • C. 

      Body, Hands and feet

    • D. 

      B and C answers

  • 11. 
    The safe way to work start with:
    • A. 

      Thinking about the dangers

    • B. 

      Human common sense

    • C. 

      Experience and Overconfidence

  • 12. 
    How far the heavy equipment shall be kept away from an excavation?
    • A. 

      5 feet

    • B. 

      4 feet

    • C. 

      3 feet

  • 13. 
    What are the hazards associated with inspection of excavations?
    • A. 

      Toxic atmospheres

    • B. 

      Flammable atmospheres

    • C. 

      Oxygen defficient atmosphere

    • D. 

      Collapse of excavation side walls

    • E. 

      All above

  • 14. 
    Shoring is required on excavation when the depth reaches:
    • A. 

      4 feet

    • B. 

      5 feet

    • C. 

      3 feet

  • 15. 
    Excavation soil shall be kept at a distance not less than .........ft :
    • A. 

      2 feet

    • B. 

      4 feet

    • C. 

      3 feet

  • 16. 
    How far is the scaffold shall be erected from the edge of excavation?
    • A. 

      1.5 times the depth of excavation

    • B. 

      Twice the depth of excavation

    • C. 

      Any safe distance

  • 17. 
    An excavation is considered a confined space when the depth reaches:
    • A. 

      4 feet

    • B. 

      5 feet

    • C. 

      3 feet

  • 18. 
    Shoring is not required for:
    • A. 

      Narrow trenches

    • B. 

      Excavation more than 3 feet

    • C. 

      Proper sloping provided

  • 19. 
    Gas Testing is required for excavations because:
    • A. 

      H2S is heavier than air and could be present in deep excavations causing toxic atmosphere

    • B. 

      Heavier than air hydrocarbons gases may exist in deep excavation causing flammable atmosphere

    • C. 

      Oxygen defficient atomsphere could be present due to in adequate air circulation in narrow deep excavation

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 20. 
    Excavation permit is required prior to starting any excavation for:
    • A. 

      Controling work and personnel safety

    • B. 

      Complying with Work Permit Procedures

    • C. 

      Authorizing personnel entering deep excavations

    • D. 

      All above

  • 21. 
    Only certified work permit issuers shall sign on excavation permit due to:
    • A. 

      Compliance with Work Permit Procedure requirements

    • B. 

      Gas Testing shall be required only for deep excavations

    • C. 

      Excavation is considered confined space when exceeds 5 feet or more

    • D. 

      All above

  • 22. 
    Barricade without shoring is required when excavation is not deep e.g.
    • A. 

      2 feet

    • B. 

      6 feet

    • C. 

      4 feet

  • 23. 
    Traffic control is required when excavation is:
    • A. 

      In the middle of the road

    • B. 

      Faraway from the road

    • C. 

      10 meters away from the road shoulder

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 24. 
    Hand excavation is required for:
    • A. 

      6 " and more excavation

    • B. 

      Less than 6 " excavation

    • C. 

      All excavations

  • 25. 
    Heavy equipment shall be kept at a distance of ......ft  from burried pipelines:
    • A. 

      10 feet

    • B. 

      5 feet

    • C. 

      15 feet