OSHA: Machine Shop Safety! Trivia Quiz

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OSHA: Machine Shop Safety! Trivia Quiz

Welcome to OSHA: Machine Shop Safety Trivia Quiz. Many people get injured, illnesses, or die from some hazards in their workplace, so some rules are developed to ensure people are safe. Do you know how to use the tools accurately? In this quiz, you will see just how safe you are based on the workshop's safety training.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This federal agency was created to prevent work-related deaths, illnesses, and injuries.
    • A. 

      OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

    • B. 

      Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

    • C. 

      National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence

    • D. 

      Department of Homeland Security

  • 2. 
    Automotive shops/labs should have a/an ______________ to flush eyes if necessary.
    • A. 

      Safety glass cabinet

    • B. 

      Eyewash station

    • C. 

      Materials safety cabinet

    • D. 

      Sink

  • 3. 
    If noise levels exceed ______ decibels (dB), you should wear ear protection.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      85

  • 4. 
    A/an _____________ provides detailed information on the possible hazards of working with a chemical product.
    • A. 

      First aid kit

    • B. 

      Materials safety cabinet

    • C. 

      Material Safety Data Sheet

    • D. 

      OSHA wallet card

  • 5. 
    What should you do if a vehicle is falling off an automotive lift?
    • A. 

      Clear the area immediately

    • B. 

      Try to lower the vehicle

    • C. 

      Try to get others to help you hold it up

    • D. 

      Position yourself between a wall and the lift

  • 6. 
    What can be used in conjunction with safety goggles to provide maximum protection when working with chemicals or grinding?
    • A. 

      Sunglasses

    • B. 

      Prescription glasses

    • C. 

      Safety glasses

    • D. 

      Face shield

  • 7. 
    For a fire to exist, it needs __________, heat, and fuel.
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Nitrogen

  • 8. 
    Technician A says that safety glasses are not optional when working in an automotive shop, they must be worn. Technician B says that ordinary prescription glasses are not safety glasses. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Technician A

    • B. 

      Technician B

    • C. 

      Both Technician A and Technician B

    • D. 

      Neither Technician A nor Technician B

  • 9. 
    Technician A says carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, and poisonous gas. Technician B says proper ventilation is required when running a vehicle in a garage. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Technician A

    • B. 

      Technician B

    • C. 

      Both Technician A and Technician B

    • D. 

      Neither Technician A nor Technician B

  • 10. 
    Technician A says technicians can protect their hands from cuts, scratches, burns, bruises, and chemicals if they wear gloves. Technician B says that technicians should not wear gloves around moving machinery or parts. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Technician A

    • B. 

      Technician B

    • C. 

      Both Technician A and Technician B

    • D. 

      Neither Technician A nor Technician B

  • 11. 
    Technician A says jack stands are not necessary when going under a vehicle that is supported by a floor jack. Technician B says that concrete blocks can substitute for jack stands. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Technician A

    • B. 

      Technician B

    • C. 

      Both Technician A and Technician B

    • D. 

      Neither Technician A nor Technician B

  • 12. 
    Technician A says that when riding in a vehicle with airbags, children 12 and under should sit in the back seat. Technician B says seat belts are not required when riding in a vehicle with airbags. Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Technician A

    • B. 

      Technician B

    • C. 

      Both Technician A and Technician B

    • D. 

      Neither Technician A nor Technician B

  • 13. 
    Fire extinguisher Type A is used for
    • A. 

      Gas, oil

    • B. 

      Electrical, wiring

    • C. 

      Wood, paper

    • D. 

      Combustible Metals

  • 14. 
    The student should notify the instructor immediately in case of
    • A. 

      Accident

    • B. 

      Injury

    • C. 

      Defective equipment or tools

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    While performing work in the mechanics lab, one should NOT
    • A. 

      Get the tools to work with on your own

    • B. 

      Disturb other workers

    • C. 

      Stay at your designated work station

    • D. 

      Return tools and supplies to their storage areas

  • 16. 
    Oily rags should be placed in a
    • A. 

      Trash can

    • B. 

      Closed metal container

    • C. 

      Open metal container

  • 17. 
    Running, pushing, fighting, practical jokes, and other misbehavior can result in
    • A. 

      Someone getting hurt

    • B. 

      Disciplinary action from your grade level administrator

    • C. 

      Loss of shop privileges (and additional bookwork) for the term

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Improper use of tools is not safe, an example of improper tool use is
    • A. 

      Squashing a pencil or pen in a vise

    • B. 

      Pounding on a screwdriver with a hammer

    • C. 

      Using a machine with hood stings hanging untied

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    When lifting a vehicle you should
    • A. 

      Raise it an inch and give it a shake

    • B. 

      Put jack stands under it

    • C. 

      Never get under a jacked up car that isn't properly supported on safety stands. Once a car is placed on stands it should be checked for stability

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Eye protection (goggles, safety glasses and or face masks) are worn.
    • A. 

      When you are in the shop area

    • B. 

      When the demonstration area of the classroom is in use

    • C. 

      When you are out in the parking area

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Eye protection is optional

  • 21. 
    What category of fire extinguisher would you use on a gasoline fire?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Which is a hazard associated with a running vehicle?
    • A. 

      A moving fan

    • B. 

      Hot exhaust system

    • C. 

      High voltage shock

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    If you get something in your eye
    • A. 

      Rub it

    • B. 

      Have a friend wipe it with a paper towel

    • C. 

      Use the eye wash to rinse your eyes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Check chemical ______ twice to make sure you have the correct substance and the correct proportions.
    • A. 

      Labels

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Smell

  • 25. 
    The most common route of exposure for most health hazards is   
    • A. 

      Ingestion

    • B. 

      Inhalation

    • C. 

      Skin absorption