WORK PLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY
- 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?
- How to report accidents
- The working hours of the organisation
- Where the first aid box is and the first aiders
- How to do the job safely
- The reason of regular inspections of the workplace.
- To check whether the working environment is safe
- To check everyone is doing their job
- To prepare for a visit from a HSE inspector
- To check that all staff are present and correct
- What does PUWER stand for?
- Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
- Provision and Use of Worn Equipment Regulations
- Provision and Use of Wet Equipment Regulations
- Provision and Use of the right Working Equipment Regulation
- Under the Health and Safety at Work Act etc. 1974 which of the following have a duty to work safely
- Employers only
- Employees only
- The general public
- All people at work
- What is a hazard?
- Anything with the potential to cause harm
- Where an accident is likely to cause harm
- The likelihood of something going wrong
- An Accident waiting to happen
- Accidents are best prevented by
- The Health and Safety Executive
- Employers inspecting workplaces
- People being aware of hazards and working in a safe manner
- The Managing Director
- What is a Prohibition Notice?
- When you finish the work you must not start again
- The work must stop immediately
- Work is to stop for that day
- You must complete this day’swork and inform your supervisor
- When does an Employer have to write a Health and safety policy
- When the HSE tells them too
- When the safety representative tell them too
- When work on contracts start
- When the employer employs five or more people
- If an HSE Inspector issues a prohibition notice on a machine tool it means:
- It cannot be used without a supervisor present
- It cannot be used until it is made safe
- It can be used as long as everyone takes care
- It cannot be used except by the supervisor
- Under the Health and Safety at Work Act etc. 1974, which of the following persons could NOT be prosecuted?
- A self-employed person
- The Employer
- Members of the public
- Which statement is TRUE? : – Regulations that govern health and safety in the factory or on site:
- Apply only to inexperienced workers
- Apply only to large organisations
- Do not apply during “out of hours” working
- Apply to all people in the factory or on site at all times
- What is an “Improvement Notice?”
- A notice issued by the company management or principle contractor to instruct you to tidy up
- A notice issued by a Health and Safety Executive Inspector to improve health and safety
- A notice issued by the client/customer to speed up the works in accordance with the contract
- A notice issued by the managing director to improve productivity rates
- What do the letters ACOP stand for?
- Accepted code of practice
- Approved conditions of practice
- Accepted code of provision
- Approved code of practice
16.Bottom of FormWhat does the health and Safety at Work Act Etc. 1974 requires to the employers?
- Payment for work carried out
- Tea breaks in the day
- A safe place to work
- Transport to and from their place of work
- A HSE Improvement Notice can only be issued
- If there is a breach of legal requirements
- By the police
- In recognition of safety improvements
- to notify a person of an impending prosecution
- Who would you expect to carry out a risk assessment in your workplace?
- A competent person
- Health and Safety Executive
- General operative
- The client