Unit Standard 497 Quiz 2 - Element 2

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 330

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The emphasis of the HSE Act is on the systematic management of Health and Safety at work.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The HSE Act recognises that successful health and safety management is best achieved through:
    • A. 

      Good faith, cooperation and input of those doing the work

    • B. 

      Heavy penalties and fines for non-compliance

    • C. 

      Effective managers who complete regular training programmes

  • 2. 
    All workplaces should have which of the following systems:
    • A. 

      Emergency procedures

    • B. 

      Training and supervision

    • C. 

      Employee participation and Hazard management

    • D. 

      Incident and hazard reporting

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Emergency procedures instruct employees on:
    • A. 

      How to put out fires and control other emergencies at work

    • B. 

      What to do in the event of an emergency

    • C. 

      Civil Defence actions to take when there is an emergency

  • 4. 
    If you are adequately trained on the use of equipment you don't need any supervision:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    You should be supervised until you have enough experience to safely handle all situations that may arise at work
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    It is necessary to receive training when:
    • A. 

      You are being inducted into a new job

    • B. 

      When you are using any plant, object, substance, protective clothing and equipment that you are or may be required to use or handle

    • C. 

      With every significant change of duties or work environment

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    There should be a system in place that gives you reasonable opportunities to participate effectively in ongoing processes for the improvement of health and safety at work because:
    • A. 

      The workload can be shared between all employees

    • B. 

      You can feel important and possibly advance your career in this direction

    • C. 

      You can provide information on health and safety issues that you face at work

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    All known hazards need to be listed in:
    • A. 

      A hazards/accident register

    • B. 

      An emergencies procedures manual

    • C. 

      A legal document that is filed with the Department of Labour's health and safety office

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The first thing you should do when there has been an accident is: 
    • A. 

      Report to the Department of Labour health and safety office

    • B. 

      Ensure any injured people receive first aid or medical attention

    • C. 

      Sound the fire alarm

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The Department of Labour health and safety office needs to be informed:
    • A. 

      When an accident resulting in serious harm or death has occurred

    • B. 

      When any accident whether anyone was injured or not, has occurred

    • C. 

      Only when an accident resulting in death has occurred

  • 11. 
    If the situation arises that must be reported, you need to report to the Department of Labour health and safety office about an accident:
    • A. 

      Within 7 days

    • B. 

      Within 7 weeks

    • C. 

      Within 7 months

  • 12. 
    The following method is used to identify hazards:
    • A. 

      Physical inspection

    • B. 

      Analysis of tasks

    • C. 

      Analysis of processes

    • D. 

      Analysis of 'near miss' incidents

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The hierarchy (order) of appropriate hazard management is:
    • A. 

      Minimise, Isolate, Eliminate

    • B. 

      Eliminate, Isolate, Minimise

    • C. 

      Isolate, Minimise, Eliminate,

    • D. 

      Eliminate, Minimise, Isolate

    • E. 

      All of the above

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