What Do You Know About Confined Spaces?

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Space which can be below or above ground is known as confined spaces. You can find it in the workplace or factories such as utility vaults, tanks, water supply towers, aircraft wings, manholes, pump stations etc. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about the hazards, risk factors, safety and principles of confined spaces. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Confined spaces include, but are not limited to (select all that apply):
    • A. 

      Tanks

    • B. 

      Storage Bins

    • C. 

      A properly shored trench.

    • D. 

      Silos

    • E. 

      The job connex.

  • 2. 
    Select the true statement:
    • A. 

      Any conditions making it unsafe to remove an entrance cover shall be eliminated after the cover is removed.

    • B. 

      Before an employee enters a permit confined space, the internal atmosphere shall be tested for oxygen content, potential toxic air contaminants, flammable gases and vapours.

    • C. 

      Ventilation equipment shall be readily available for permit and non-permit confined spaces.

    • D. 

      Confined space shall be treated as non-permit until deemed permit.

    • E. 

      A and B

  • 3. 
    When confined space entrance covers are removed, the opening shall be guarded prior to removal by (select all that apply);
    • A. 

      Railing and/or Signage

    • B. 

      Temporary Cover

    • C. 

      Temporary Barrier

    • D. 

      OSHA Regulated Board Stretchers

    • E. 

      Proper testing activities to ensure compliance.

  • 4. 
    IDLH is an acronym for:
    • A. 

      Inconspicuous Deadly Levels of Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Immediately Dangerous to Life and Heath

    • C. 

      Identified Dangerous Levels of Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Interior Depth by Length and Height

    • E. 

      International Deadly Limits of Hydrogen

  • 5. 
    Signage for permit confined space shall be considered proprietary and confidential.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    It is our responsibility to understand the precautions and procedures concerning confined spaces and ensure we ALL go home safe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A non-permit space may become a permit space if hazards are introduced. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A rescue plan (select all that apply):
    • A. 

      Needs to be known by all employees.

    • B. 

      Ensures that employees practice making permit space rescues at least every 6 weeks by removing dummies, manikins, or actual persons.

    • C. 

      Must be developed prior to entering confined space and should consult local emergency response services when developing a rescue plan.

    • D. 

      Will comply with OSHA if you use the last jobs rescue plan.

    • E. 

      In some cases is optional due to the scope of work being performed.

  • 9. 
    What needs to be available to employees at ALL TIMES?
    • A. 

      OSHA Standards

    • B. 

      RFI’s

    • C. 

      Traffic Control Devices

    • D. 

      MSDS

    • E. 

      Caution Tape

  • 10. 
    An Attendant (select all that apply):
    • A. 

      Can work on several things and monitor the workers periodically.

    • B. 

      May only be distracted by relevant operations that have been determined to be high risk.

    • C. 

      Is able to maintain communication with workers.

    • D. 

      Is responsible for signing in and out employees who enter and exit the space.

    • E. 

      Is trained to summon the emergency response team (if necessary).