1. Who is responsible for health and safety at awork place?

A.The client and main contractor only

B.Self-employed contractors only and employees

C.Employers, employees and sub-contractors

D.Everyone at your place of work no matter who employs them

2.Which one is correct for risk assessment?

        1.It is a good idea to do, but not essential

2.Only do it if the job is a big job

3.It is a legal requirement and must always be carried out prior to starting the job

4.Only needs to be done for hazardous work

3.What does a risk assessment tell you?

  1. How to report accidents
  2. The working hours of the organisation
  3. Where the first aid box is and the first aiders
  4. How to do the job safely
  5. The reason of regular inspections of the workplace.
  6. To check whether the working environment is safe
  7. To check everyone is doing their job
  8. To prepare for a visit from a HSE inspector
  9. To check that all staff are present and correct
  10. What does PUWER stand for?
  11. Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
  12. Provision and Use of Worn Equipment Regulations
  13. Provision and Use of Wet Equipment Regulations


  1. Provision and Use of the right Working Equipment Regulation
  2. Under the Health and Safety at Work Act etc. 1974 which of the following have a duty to work safely


  1. Employers only


  1. Employees only


  1. The general public


  1.  All people at work


  1. What is a hazard?


  1. Anything with the potential to cause harm
  2. Where an accident is likely to cause harm
  3. The likelihood of something going wrong
  4. An Accident waiting to happen
  5. Accidents are best prevented by
  6. The Health and Safety Executive
  7. Employers inspecting workplaces
  8. People being aware of hazards and working in a safe manner
  9. The Managing Director
  10. What is a Prohibition Notice?
  11. When you finish the work you must not start again
  12. The work must stop immediately
  13. Work is to stop for that day
  14. You must complete this day’swork and inform your supervisor
  15. When does an Employer have to write a Health and safety policy
  16. When the HSE tells them too
  17. When the safety representative tell them too
  18. When work on contracts start
  19. When the employer employs five or more people
  20. If an HSE Inspector issues a prohibition notice on a machine tool it means:
  21. It cannot be used without a supervisor present
  22. It cannot be used until it is made safe
  23. It can be used as long as everyone takes care
  24. It cannot be used except by the supervisor
  25. Under the Health and Safety at Work Act etc. 1974, which of the following persons could NOT be prosecuted?
  26. A self-employed person
  27. Employees
  28. The Employer
  29. Members of the public
  30. Which statement is TRUE? : – Regulations that govern health and safety in the factory or on site:
  31. Apply only to inexperienced workers
  32.  Apply only to large organisations
  33. Do not apply during “out of hours” working
  34. Apply to all people in the factory or on site at all times
  35. What is an “Improvement Notice?”
  36. A notice issued by the company management or principle contractor to instruct you to tidy up
  37. A notice issued by a Health and Safety Executive Inspector to improve health and safety
  38. A notice issued by the client/customer to speed up the works in accordance with the contract
  39. A notice issued by the managing director to improve productivity rates
  40. What do the letters ACOP stand for?
  41. Accepted code of practice
  42. Approved conditions of practice
  43. Accepted code of provision
  44. Approved code of practice

16.Bottom of FormWhat does the health and Safety at Work Act Etc. 1974 requires to the employers?

  1. Payment for work carried out
  2. Tea breaks in the day
  3. A safe place to work
  4. Transport to and from their place of work
  5. A HSE Improvement Notice can only be issued
  6. If there is a breach of legal requirements
  7. By the police
  8. In recognition of safety improvements
  9. to notify a person of an impending prosecution
  10. Who would you expect to carry out a risk assessment in your workplace?
  11. A competent person
  12. Health and Safety Executive
  13. General operative
  14. The client