Health, Safety & Staff Information Quiz

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Health, Safety & Staff Information Quiz

To test the individuals knowledge of Silver Star's Health and Safety Program, and to ensure staff are aware of employee policies and benefits.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On the website, please go to the Employee Info (bottom of page), log-in, click on employee information, and read through all of the sub-categories before moving to answering the quiz questions. Carefully read through the Health & Safety sections, and check the boxes below once you have completed each sub-section. I have read and understood the following pages in the employee information section on the website (check each when complete): 
    • A. 

      Employee Handbook

    • B. 

      Staff Bus and Parking Info

    • C. 

      What you need to know

    • D. 

      Safe Skiing and Snowboarding

    • E. 

      The Alpine Responsibility Code

    • F. 

      Canadian Tax System

    • G. 

      Employee Policies

    • H. 

      Guest Safety

    • I. 

      Health and Safety

  • 2. 
    Where is the designated marshalling area where you must go in the event of a fire alarm or fire? 
    • A. 

      Ticket Office

    • B. 

      Parking Lot C

    • C. 

      NATC

    • D. 

      Patrol Office

  • 3. 
    Who has the right-of-way when on the slopes? 
    • A. 

      Nordic skiers

    • B. 

      The person ahead of you

    • C. 

      The person behind you

    • D. 

      Whoever is going slowest

  • 4. 
    A guest comes to you in an anxious state saying her 14-year old son is missing. What should you do? 
    • A. 

      Direct her to the Patrol office

    • B. 

      Direct her to the Info Desk/Guest Services

    • C. 

      Keep her with you and call Patrol

    • D. 

      Direct her to Reception

  • 5. 
    What should you do if you see a child in Adventure Centre apparel alone and without their instructor? 
    • A. 

      Take the child with you to the nearest phone and call the Adventure Centre

    • B. 

      Assume the child's instructor will be back shortly

    • C. 

      Wait with the child on the slopes until their instructor returns

    • D. 

      Take them to the Info Desk/Guest Services

  • 6. 
    Smoking while in uniform is permitted in designated staff-only areas. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Why is it crucially important that you attend your shifts reliably and punctually? 
    • A. 

      Your absence affects guests' enjoyment of Silver Star (line-ups, delayed opening times, etc)

    • B. 

      At peak times, there are limited additional staff for your supervisor to call in to replace you

    • C. 

      Silver Star regularly re-hires excellent employees for subsequent seasons

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What should you do if you notice a potential hazard in your work setting? 
    • A. 

      Inform your supervisor immediately

    • B. 

      Tell your roommates in Staff Accom

    • C. 

      Post the details on social media.

    • D. 

      Not say anything - it has probably already been reported

  • 9. 
    Silver Star has a zero tolerance policy concerning employee harassment. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is the ONLY exception to the prohibition of skiing/boarding out of bounds while on duty and/or in uniform? 
    • A. 

      You may go out-of-bounds as long as no guests are around

    • B. 

      You are a SnowSport school instructor and wish to give your client access to fresh powder

    • C. 

      You may go out-of-bounds if you are late for your shift and need to make a short-cut

    • D. 

      You are a Patrol member and your supervisor has authorized out-of-bounds access for a specific task

  • 11. 
    Employees commuting to Silver Star must park in Parking Lot ___ during the day. 
  • 12. 
    Using a blue run to ski/board to your work station is permitted as long as you are a level 4 or level 5 skiier/boarder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
     What are some of the hazards of going out-of-bounds? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Injury

    • B. 

      Enduring a very cold night outside

    • C. 

      Hypothermia

    • D. 

      If you must be rescued, receiving an invoice for the full cost of the rescue

    • E. 

      Death

  • 14. 
    What is the Alpine Responsibility Code?
    • A. 

      A list of events that guests can participate in

    • B. 

      A set of safe skiing and riding regulations for guests only

    • C. 

      A set of safe skiing and riding regulations for guests and employees

    • D. 

      A set of safe skiing and riding regulations for employees only

  • 15. 
    Air-time and jumping while skiing/boarding on shift is permitted on green runs only. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    If you have injured yourself on duty, what can you expect during your recovery period?
    • A. 

      You can stay at home until you feel like working again

    • B. 

      You are expected to resume your job duties regardless of injury

    • C. 

      You will be laid off

    • D. 

      You will be given modified duties

  • 17. 
     What must you bring to work with you on your first day? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      A great attitude

    • B. 

      Copy of your travel insurance (international staff)

    • C. 

      Copy of your work permit (international staff)

    • D. 

      Your Social Insurance Number

    • E. 

      Your banking information

  • 18. 
    If you have injured yourself while on duty, when should you report this?
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      End of shift

    • C. 

      If it still hurts tomorrow

    • D. 

      When you go to the doctor

  • 19. 
    What are some of the issues addressed as part of Silver Star's written health and safety policies? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Guidelines for operating equipment, machinery, and company vehicles

    • B. 

      Safe skiing and snowboarding

    • C. 

      Fire safety

    • D. 

      Violence in the workplace

    • E. 

      Working alone

    • F. 

      Reporting hazards

    • G. 

      Proper ergonomics

    • H. 

      Safe handling of chemicals

  • 20. 
    Safety in the workplace is the direct responsibility of all managers, supervisors, employees, and contractors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    On the website, please go to the Employee Info (bottom of page), log-in, click on employee information, and read through all of the sub-categories before moving to answering the quiz questions. Carefully read through the Health & Safety sections, and check the boxes below once you have completed each sub-section. I have read and understood the following pages in the employee information section on the website (check each when complete): 
    • A. 

      Employee Handbook

    • B. 

      Staff Bus and Parking Info

    • C. 

      What you need to know

    • D. 

      Safe Skiing and Snowboarding

    • E. 

      The Alpine Responsibility Code

    • F. 

      Canadian Tax System

    • G. 

      Employee Policies

    • H. 

      Guest Safety

    • I. 

      Health and Safety

  • 22. 
    What must you always do while on the slopes? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Maintain control

    • B. 

      Avoid obstructing a trail

    • C. 

      Avoid stopping where you cannot be seen by skiers above you

    • D. 

      Remain on the scene of an accident

    • E. 

      Keep off closed areas

    • F. 

      Avoid impairment by drugs or alcohol

    • G. 

      Go around, rather than through, group lesson and race courses

    • H. 

      Obey all signs and warnings

  • 23. 
    Who should I inform if I am injured while on duty?
    • A. 

      No one

    • B. 

      My direct supervisor

    • C. 

      Patrol Clinic (First Aid)

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 24. 
    Fatigue in the workplace can lead to?
    • A. 

      Slowed reactions

    • B. 

      Failure to respond

    • C. 

      Incorrect actions

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    You have the right to refuse unsafe work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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