Quiz: Welding Safety And First Aid

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Welding is a fabrication process of joining metals using extreme heat. Take this quiz on welding safety and first aid to increase your practical knowledge of the subject. The two pieces of metals join together due to high-pressure heat, which makes the bonding of welded joint stronger. But, have you ever thought about the risks or injuries happening due to welding? The intense heat of welding, harmful dust, smoke, and light radiation leads to eye injuries and skin burns. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge and make you aware of potential risks and safety measures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Always wear suitable protective clothing and _____. 
    • A. 

      Eye protection

    • B. 

      Ear plugs

    • C. 

      Gloves

    • D. 

      Boots

  • 2. 
    Always keep a safe, _____ work area.
    • A. 

      Open

    • B. 

      Clean

    • C. 

      Closed

    • D. 

      As it is

  • 3. 
    Always keep welding equipment in _____.
    • A. 

      Good condition

    • B. 

      Out of the way

    • C. 

      Dirty

    • D. 

      As they are

  • 4. 
    Always check welding areas to make sure they're _____.
    • A. 

      Safe to work in

    • B. 

      Well lit

    • C. 

      They have food stalls

    • D. 

      They have TV for entertainment

  • 5. 
    Always respect gas cylinders as _____.
    • A. 

      Dangerous

    • B. 

      Expensive

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      Inexpensive

  • 6. 
    Always _____ fellow students and co-workers.
    • A. 

      Trust

    • B. 

      Look out for

    • C. 

      Mind the gap with

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Never enter the welding shop without wearing _____.
    • A. 

      Safety glasses

    • B. 

      Welding helmet

    • C. 

      Welding clothes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Never weld, cut, or grind near _____.
    • A. 

      Fellow workers

    • B. 

      Flammable materials

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2 

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 9. 
    Never use _____ on gas cylinders, regulators, connections, or hoses
    • A. 

      Leak detector

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 10. 
    Never permit _____ to come in contact with a welding machine or gas cylinder.
    • A. 

      Electrode holder

    • B. 

      Bare hands

    • C. 

      Rod

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Never operate _____ equipment
    • A. 

      Old

    • B. 

      Ungrounded

    • C. 

      Grounded

    • D. 

      New

  • 12. 
    Never arc weld or operate electrical equipment while standing _____.
    • A. 

      On wet floors

    • B. 

      In poorly lit areas

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Semi closed

  • 13. 
    Never cut into barrels, drums, or any container that has not been _____, or filled with water.
    • A. 

      Purged

    • B. 

      Opened

  • 14. 
    Never _____ electrical equipment to a building member or a piece of equipment attached to or part of a building.
    • A. 

      Hang

    • B. 

      Ground

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Never engage in _____.
    • A. 

      Horseplay of any kind

    • B. 

      Unsupervised welding

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 16. 
    For a welding job where there would be a danger that flying sparks might strike a welder around the head and ear area, what could make the situation safer?
    • A. 

      Moving the job to a safer area.

    • B. 

      Make sure the welder wears the proper protective equipment to protect their head and neck area.

    • C. 

      Take a different welding position.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    For a welding job that poses the danger that flying sparks and metal might fall on a welder's legs, what could make the situation safer?
    • A. 

      Wear heavy leather boots that reach above the ankle and pants without cuffs.

    • B. 

      Wear welding gloves.

    • C. 

      Wear a welding jacket.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    For a welding job that will require a welder to be welding out of position in a confined area, what could make the situation safer?
    • A. 

      Have the welder move to another position.

    • B. 

      Have the welder wear a welding jacket and welder's cap.

    • C. 

      Have the welder wear a hard hat.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    For a welding job that poses the danger that flying sparks and metal splattermight strike a welder in the chest or arms, what could make the situation safer?
    • A. 

      Wear welding gloves.

    • B. 

      Wear a loose fitting polyester shirt with a collar

    • C. 

      Wear heavy leather gloves with gauntlets, and a long sleeved shirt with pocket flaps.

  • 20. 
    Only safety glasses need to be worn when grinding, chipping, cutting, or shaping metal with power tools.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Eye protection can be worn over prescription glasses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Do not wear eye protection with plastic lenses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Contact lenses can be melted to the cornea of the eye by electric arcs or sparks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A # 4 and # 6 shade welding lens used together will have the same protestion as a # 10 shade lens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A welder is welding and wearing a welding helmet, the right lens shade, and safety glasses, but the welder is in a short sleeved shirt.
    • A. 

      The welder is safe so long as the welding is done in a hurry.

    • B. 

      The welder needs to have hands, arms, legs, and torso covered with durable flame-resistant clothing.

    • C. 

      The welder needs gloves with extremely long gauntlets.

    • D. 

      All of the above

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