Seafish and the Seafood Training Academy

STA Online Test Portal

Elementary Health and Safety (entry test for Exams)

This test does NOT lead to a recognised qualification. If you successfully complete this test then you can use your test record as an entry permit for a formal written exam that could lead to the recognised qualification. We have set the pass mark of this a bit higher at 70%, so if you pass this online test then you should be ok to sit the REHIS exam which has a pass mark of 60%. You can also use the test record from this test for in-company training records, although there is a shorter test that also serves this purpose. From the following multiple choice questions please select the response that you think best answers each question. There is only one correct answer.

This test consists of 30 Questions


Question 1 #HSJune18_30 (Worth 1 point)

Musculoskeletal disorders are most likely to be caused by

Question 2 #HSJune18_27 (Worth 1 point)

Which of the following actions is a health and safety enforcement officer allowed to take?

Question 3 #EHSC H 24 (Worth 1 point)

All electrical equipment used outdoors or where there is water present should be

Question 4 #HSJune18_15 (Worth 1 point)

Which of the following control measures will reduce the risk of a fire staring in the workplace?

Question 5 #HSJune18_21 (Worth 1 point)

Who is required by law to make a suitable assessment of the health and safety risks to employees?

Question 6 #EHSC H 8 (Worth 1 point)

The main hazards associated with the operation of display screen equipment (DSE) are

Question 7 #EHSC I 21 (Worth 1 point)

Fixed machinery guards should be

Question 8 #HSJune18_24 (Worth 1 point)

In the risk control hierarchy, which control measure should be considered as a last resort?

Question 9 #EHSC H 17 (Worth 1 point)

Tinnitus may be defined as

Question 10 #HSJune18_29 (Worth 1 point)

What should you do before using any hazardous substance for the first time?

Question 11 #HSJune18_16 (Worth 1 point)

If a workplace accident results in you being absent from work for more than seven days, what must your employer do by law?

Question 12 #EHSC I 19 (Worth 1 point)

If you discover a fire in the workplace, what is the FIRST thing you should do

Question 13 #EHSC H 9 (Worth 1 point)

A sign surrounded by a red circle with a diagonal red stripe over a symbol means

Question 14 #HSH16 (Worth 1 point)

LITE Stands for

Question 15 #HSJune18_18 (Worth 1 point)

The purpose of carrying out risk assessments is to

Question 16 #EHSC HI 9 (Worth 1 point)

Which businesses need to have a written safety policy

Question 17 #HSJune18_12 (Worth 1 point)

Which of the following is the best definition of an accident?

Question 18 #EHSC H 18 (Worth 1 point)

What is one of the first things you should do before lifting a load

Question 19 #HSJune18_22 (Worth 1 point)

In the workplace, what is the most common type of hazard to pedestrians from vehicles?

Question 20 #HSJune18_13 (Worth 1 point)

Which of the following is a likely result of poor health and safety standards?

Question 21 #EHSC H 19 (Worth 1 point)

The majority of workplace accidents are due to

Question 22 #HSJune18_02 (Worth 1 point)

After receiving reports of a near miss in the workplace, what should a manager do?

Question 23 #HSJune18_07 (Worth 1 point)

Poor housekeeping and insufficient storage space in the workplace is most likely to increase the occurrence of

Question 24 #HSJune18_17 (Worth 1 point)

The term "hazard" is defined as

Question 25 #HSJune18_20 (Worth 1 point)

Poorly maintained electrical equipment can lead to

Question 26 #EHSC H 25 (Worth 1 point)

Safety hats or helmets are needed on jobs where head injuries are possible from

Question 27 #EHSC I 28 (Worth 1 point)

The most appropriate definition of the term 'risk' is

Question 28 #HSJune18_09 (Worth 1 point)

A safety sign that is rectangular with a green background and a white symbol or text

Question 29 #EHSC H 22 (Worth 1 point)

Which type of fire extinguisher can be used on a small electrical fire

Question 30 #HSJune18_05 (Worth 1 point)

By law, when should risk assessments be reviewed?