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Know how to handle hazardous situations

Quiz by Ricky Fleet

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36 questions
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  • Q1
    A hazardous substance which can poison a person is labelled as?
    A corrosive substance
    A toxic substance
    An irritant substance
    A harmful substance
    30s
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  • Q2
    Which one of the following regulations should be consulted to ensure safe disposal if Chrysotile material is found on site?
    The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
    The Control of Asbestos Regulations
    The Control of Lead at Work Regulations
    The Packaged Goods Regulations
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  • Q3
    Which one of the following items of PPE must an employer provide specifically for open air lead welding activities?
    Breathing apparatus
    Clear lens safety goggles
    A full face welding mask
    A pair of contact lenses
    30s
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  • Q4
    Which of the following is a category of safety sign?
    Inquiry
    Mandatory
    Personal
    Site
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  • Q5
    Which one of the following items of PPE is most likely to help prevent dermatitis?
    Gloves
    Goggles
    Ear defenders
    Dust mask
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  • Q6
    Which one of the following signs is a red circular with a white background and a black symbol?
    Mandatory
    Prohibition
    Hazard
    Warning
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  • Q7
    Which of one of the following items of information would be shown on a prohibition sign?
    Emergency exit
    No smoking
    Corrosive substance
    Eye protection area
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  • Q8
    Working on below ground discharge pipework may mean working in areas sometimes populated by rats. Which one of the following could a plumber be at risk from in such circumstances?
    Kidney disease
    Weil's disease
    Hodgkinson's disease
    Lung disease
    30s
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  • Q9
    When carrying out tasks with heat producing equipment, some sites will require which one of the following to be obtained prior to work?
    Fire use permit
    Soldering permit
    Fire extinguisher permit
    Hot work permit
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  • Q10
    Which one of the following actions should be taken before picking up a load?
    Selecting an appropriate pair of gloves
    An assessment of the risk
    Correctly positioning of the feet
    Firmly gripping the load
    30s
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  • Q11
    To provide guidance on potentially hazardous work activities a company should produce what?
    Safety programmes
    Schematic drawings
    Risk assessments
    Operational schedules
    30s
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  • Q12
    Accidents which result in more than seven days absence from work must be reported to the...
    HSE
    Trade union
    HSC
    DTI
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  • Q13
    Which one of the following most accurately describes what is meant by the term 'risk assessment'?
    A document used to state the company safety policy
    A method of detailing the on-site work schedule
    A means of identifying what might go wrong on the job before it happens
    A means of identifying what might go wrong on the job after it happens
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  • Q14
    A safety helmet should be worn by a worker on a construction site...
    At all times
    Only when people are working directly above them
    Only when they are working in the open air
    Only when people are working in the vicinity
    30s
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  • Q15
    Which one of the following is a hazard created by the ‘mushroom heading’ of cold chisels?
    Flying steel splinters
    Reduced striking area
    Reduced effectiveness of chisel
    Damage to the hammer head
    30s
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  • Q16
    A circular saw can only be used in a private house to remove floor boarding...
    When the PAT test label has been removed
    When the guard has been removed for access
    If it is battery operated supply
    After training has been provided
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  • Q17
    Abrasive wheels can usually only be used by...
    Specialist contractors
    People over the age of 21
    People who have been specially trained
    Plumbing labourers
    30s
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  • Q18
    Occasionally a plumber will come into contact with bleach. Which one of the following types of hazard is bleach classed as?
    Toxic
    Flammable
    Oxidising
    Corrosive
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  • Q19
    Mesothelioma, a cancer of the inner chest wall is caused by over exposure to...
    Asbestos
    Flux
    Lead fumes
    Excrement
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  • Q20
    A plumber should be especially aware of possible contact with asbestos, when working...
    In buildings built or refurbished before 1980
    In buildings built or refurbished after 1980
    On a new house build
    On a bungalow
    30s
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