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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_12 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 2 #EHSC I 16 (Worth 1 point)

How often should tools and equipment be checked for damage

Question 3 #EHSC I 3 (Worth 1 point)

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act etc, who does an employer have duties to protect

Question 4 #EHSC H 3 (Worth 1 point)

The principal piece of legislation concerning health and safety in the workplace in the UK is

Question 5 #HSJune18_23 (Worth 1 point)

Employers must provide health and safety training to their employees

Question 6 #HSJune18_26 (Worth 1 point)

The term "risk" is defined as

Question 7 #ESH11 (Worth 1 point)

Keeping workplace roadways properly maintained and lit would be a good example of

Question 8 #EHSC I 4 (Worth 1 point)

Which of the following are common causes of accidents in fish shops and factories

Question 9 #HSJune18_19 (Worth 1 point)

What is the main purpose of an internal fire door?

Question 10 #EHSC H 24 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 11 #EHSC H 6 (Worth 1 point)

An initial risk assessment should be carried out

Question 12 #EHSC I 6 (Worth 1 point)

When Personal Protective Equipment is required to be used it should

Question 13 #EHSC H 19 (Worth 1 point)

The majority of workplace accidents are due to

Question 14 #HSJune18_21 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 15 #HSJune18_17 (Worth 1 point)

The term "hazard" is defined as

Question 16 #EHSC I 30 (Worth 1 point)

Noisy environments must be

Question 17 #HSJune18_15 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 18 #EHSC HI 2 (Worth 1 point)

Why is good health and safety management important to organisations

Question 19 #HSJune18_29 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 20 #HSJune18_18 (Worth 1 point)

The purpose of carrying out risk assessments is to

Question 21 #EHSC HI 27 (Worth 1 point)

If an employee is injured at work, which accidents must be reported to the HSE (Health and Safety Executive)

Question 22 #EHSC I 24 (Worth 1 point)

Fire exit doors must always be

Question 23 #HSJune18_30 (Worth 1 point)

Musculoskeletal disorders are most likely to be caused by

Question 24 #HSH16 (Worth 1 point)

LITE Stands for

Question 25 #HSJune18_07 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 26 #HSJune18_20 (Worth 1 point)

Poorly maintained electrical equipment can lead to

Question 27 #EHSC H 30 (Worth 1 point)

An Environmental Health Officer can serve an improvement notice

Question 28 #EHSC HI 9 (Worth 1 point)

Which businesses need to have a written safety policy

Question 29 #HSJune18_25 (Worth 1 point)

What is the main purpose of first aid?

Question 30 #EHSC H 18 (Worth 1 point)

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