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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 #EHSC H 17 (Worth 1 point)

Tinnitus may be defined as

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 28 (Worth 1 point)

An unplanned uncontrolled event best describes

Question 4 #EHSC I 21 (Worth 1 point)

Fixed machinery guards should be

Question 5 #HSJune18_30 (Worth 1 point)

Musculoskeletal disorders are most likely to be caused by

Question 6 #HSJune18_21 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 7 #HSJune18_01 (Worth 1 point)

Under health and safety law, which of the following must all employers provide for staff?

Question 8 #HSJune18_03 (Worth 1 point)

What is the purpose of a control measure?

Question 9 #EHSC I 3 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 10 #EHSC H 18 (Worth 1 point)

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

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 24 (Worth 1 point)

Fire exit doors must always be

Question 13 #EHSC H 24 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 14 #EHSC H 19 (Worth 1 point)

The majority of workplace accidents are due to

Question 15 #HSJune18_10 (Worth 1 point)

What is the most important thing you should do if you use a keyboard and start to experience aching wrists?

Question 16 #EHSC HI 9 (Worth 1 point)

Which businesses need to have a written safety policy

Question 17 #HSJune18_11 (Worth 1 point)

If an employee is expected to wear a new item of protective clothing, they must

Question 18 #EHSC H 8 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 19 #EHSC I 10 (Worth 1 point)

Separate traffic routes in workplace sites are essential to

Question 20 #EHSC H 3 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 21 #EHSC HI 2 (Worth 1 point)

Why is good health and safety management important to organisations

Question 22 #HSJune18_09 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 23 #HSJune18_05 (Worth 1 point)

By law, when should risk assessments be reviewed?

Question 24 #EHSC H 6 (Worth 1 point)

An initial risk assessment should be carried out

Question 25 #EHSC H 25 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 26 #HSJune18_25 (Worth 1 point)

What is the main purpose of first aid?

Question 27 #HSJune18_26 (Worth 1 point)

The term "risk" is defined as

Question 28 #HSJune18_23 (Worth 1 point)

Employers must provide health and safety training to their employees

Question 29 #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 30 #ESH11 (Worth 1 point)

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