Slip, Trip And Fall Prevention

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Trip Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz tests your knowledge of what causes slips, trips and falls and how to prevent them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following would not likely  cause a slip, trip or fall?
    • A. 

      Changes in walking direction

    • B. 

      Walking at the same speed

    • C. 

      Unexpected footing conditions

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following could help to cause a fall?
    • A. 

      Slowing down up when carrying a heavy load

    • B. 

      Taking your time to complete a job

    • C. 

      Cracked splintered or rutted damage to decking

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is something that you can do to prevent slips, trips and falls while working?
    • A. 

      Walk at a normal rate, keep hands out of pockets

    • B. 

      Never run

    • C. 

      Slow down when moving between different surfaces

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 4. 
    If you must walk on deck in rough seas which of the following should you do?
    • A. 

      Move slowly

    • B. 

      Keep your feet wide apart

    • C. 

      Use sturdy handholds

    • D. 

      All the above.

  • 5. 
    Falls causing serious injury usually occur from what height ot less?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      3

  • 6. 
    How do your feet benefit the rest of your body?
    • A. 

      They act as a foundation.

    • B. 

      They get you where you are going.

    • C. 

      They hold you up.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a factor that can disrupt the timing of your gait.
    • A. 

      Genetics

    • B. 

      Developmental problems

    • C. 

      Previous trauma

    • D. 

      Abnormmal weight

    • E. 

      All the above are factors that can disrupt your gait

  • 8. 
    _______________ are the result of unrecoverable slips or trips.
    • A. 

      Injuries

    • B. 

      Law suits

    • C. 

      Falls

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    What is the most frequent cause of a slip, trip, or fall?
    • A. 

      Wearing the wrong shoes

    • B. 

      Shoes untied

    • C. 

      Trash on the floor

    • D. 

      Lack of awareness

  • 10. 
    At what height should fall protection measures be implemented?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      3

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