WVSDB Preventing Trips, Slips And Falls--module 2 2013

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Quiz mainly covers falls caused by slips, trips and falls at the same level. A continuation of module 1--Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Good housekeeping, such as maintaining clear pathways, may reduce the likelihood of employees tripping, slipping, or falling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Falling "properly" may help to minimize injuries from trips, slips, and falls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Employees should wear proper footwear to minimize slip, trip, and fall risks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Ways of minimizing or preventing discharge, splatter, or spillage of liquids, oils, particles, dusts onto the floor, which can lead to trips, slips, and falls, include the following: (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Local exhaust ventilation

    • B. 

      Extraction/collection systems

    • C. 

      Drip trays, drain offs

    • D. 

      Work surfaces with non-raised edges or lips

  • 5. 
    Adequate ventilation does not keep oil, steam condesnation, water and grease off of floor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Adequate lighting to keep work areas, aisle, and path of travel well lit, help to decrease the risk of falls, trips, and slips.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Ways of making steps and stairs safer include the following: (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Having edge of bottom step same color as landing

    • B. 

      Highlighting step/stair edges for better visibility

    • C. 

      Using anti-skid paint on steps/stairs

    • D. 

      Providing no lighting

    • E. 

      Having hand rails on all stairs/steps

  • 8. 
    Slip resistant floros should be installed in high risk areas such as entranceways and kitchens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Floor drains should be installed where water on the floor will occur, to decrease the chances of slips, trips, and falls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Applying a skid-resistant coating and highlighted edges to a ramp may decrease the likelihood of slips, trips, and falls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Skid-resistant, anti-fatigue mats should not be used in kitchen and food preparation areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Workers should wear slip-resistant shoes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Highlighting slip and trip hazards for better visibility can decrease the likelihood of a trips, slip or fall.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    It is not important to keep walkways, aisles and stairs clear of materials, equipment and other hazards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    It doesn't matter if rugs or mats are bunched up and don't lay flat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Cables, cords, wires, and hoses should be kept away from walkways and other paths of travel.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 17. 
    Unanchored loose rugs or mats don't pose a tripping or slipping hazard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Open desk, cabinet, and file drawers aren't a tripping or slipping hazard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Items on the floor, e.g., boxes, cords, cables, materials, around work spaces can be a tripping hazard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Spills and debris should be cleaned up immediately.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    After a spill on a floor,  the area should be blocked off until the surface is completely dry or repaired. People should not be allowed to walk through the area until surface is dry or repaired.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    When cleaning floors wet floor signs or cones shoudl be used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    When walking, don't run or push.  Make sure you have enough time to get where you're going.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    When walking it is ok to engage in activities such as reading, writing, texting, while walking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Rushing and skipping steps when going up/down stairs is not dangerous.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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