HEALTH AND SAFETY Question Preview (ID: 28960)

Test Your Health And Safety Knowledge.

Which of the following statements is true?
a) all companies must appoint a trained first aider
b) all companies must have a medical facility
c) companies provide a first aid box only
d) provide a first aid box or first aider depending on size of company

HASAWA states responsibility for health and safety is
a) the employee
b) the employer
c) the HSE
d) the employer and employee

Which of the following is not a computer operator only hazard
a) RSI
b) headache
c) sore back
d) a fall

Which of the following is true?
a) fire drills only need to be carried out once a year
b) fire drills should be carried out only if someone new starts work
c) fire drills are only carried out if you have had a fire
d) fire drills should be carried out regularly

Workplace, Health, Safety and Welfare regulations states minimum standards. Which of the following is false?
a) the work place should be cleaned daily
b) toilets must be provided in the workplace
c) adequate lighting and ventilation must be provided
d) drinking water must be clearly identified

Which law aims to protect computer operators?
a) Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations
d) Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations

An accident must be reported within
a) 24 hours
b) 7-10 days
c) a month
d) a year

Which law states accidents should be reported and investigated?
c) Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations
d) Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare Regulations

Minimum temperature in the workplace is
a) 12 degrees centigrade
b) 21 degrees centigrade
c) 16 degrees centigrade
d) 25 degress centigrade

Identify which of the following is the responsibility of the employee
a) provide suitable equipment
b) prepare a health and safety policy
c) do not interfere or misuse equipment
d) provide training

HSE means
a) Health and Security Executive
b) Health and Safety Employer
c) Health and Safety Equpment
d) Health and Safety Executive

Regular breaks or changes in activity will help stop
a) headaches
b) sore back
c) stress
d) RSI

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