Slips, Trips And Falls: Safety Quiz!

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Slips, Trips And Falls: Safety Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When climbing on a ladder you should always use a harness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The proper way to use a ladder is:
    • A. 

      Facing ladder going up, facing away going down, both hands on rails

    • B. 

      Facing ladder going up, facing away going down, one hand on rails

    • C. 

      Facing ladder going up, facing ladder going down, both hands on rails

  • 3. 
    The same level falls tend to occur more frequently than elevated falls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Injuries from elevated falls are usually less severe than those of same-level falls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A slip occurs when you lose your footing due to walking surface conditions that limit the amount of traction between your shoes and the surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Loose flooring (tiles, mats, rugs, etc.) and the surface material itself (ceramic tile, smooth concrete, etc.) can cause one to slip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Trips can be caused by stepping downward unexpectedly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Inadequate lighting or moving from lit areas to dark areas makes it more difficult to see objects that might cause you to trip.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A fall occurs when you are thrown off balance and you go from a standing or erect position, suddenly and unexpectedly, to a downward movement or you drop from one level to a lower level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Good housekeeping is probably the most important, basic step to preventing accidents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Delaying cleanup of a spill means additional employees might be exposed to the hazard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Cords, cables and hoses should be run "overhead" when possible, otherwise they need to be covered and secured.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Work areas are safer when well-lit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When moving up or down stairs, walk slowly, use the handrail and take one step at a time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    All floor openings and holes should be covered or guarded to prevent people from falling or stepping into the area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Always use a ladder to reach elevated areas; standing or climbing on objects not specifically made for such purposes is extremely dangerous.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    If you must walk on wet surfaces, there are certain precautions you can take to prevent slipping and falling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    If you are walking outside in the rain, you should keep your hands in your pockets to keep them dry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    If you fall, try to soften or break the fall with your hands and arms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Report all slip, trip, or fall accidents even if no one was hurt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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