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Elementary Health and Safety (practice test for Exams)

This test does NOT lead to a recognised qualification. It is a practice test that you can use before your invigilated exam.

From the following multiple choice questions please select the response that you think best answers each question. There is only one correct answer, and it's either A, B, C or D.

This test consists of 30 Questions

Question 1 #EHSC I 21 (Worth 1 point)

Fixed machinery guards should be

Question 2 #HSJune18_25 (Worth 1 point)

What is the main purpose of first aid?

Question 3 #EHSC H 25 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 4 #HSJune18_17 (Worth 1 point)

The term "hazard" is defined as

Question 5 #HSJune18_18 (Worth 1 point)

The purpose of carrying out risk assessments is to

Question 6 #EHSC H 12 (Worth 1 point)

When the use of ladders is unavoidable they must always be

Question 7 #HSH15 (Worth 1 point)

A yellow triangle means

Question 8 #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 9 #HSJune18_19 (Worth 1 point)

What is the main purpose of an internal fire door?

Question 10 #EHSC H 9 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 11 #ESH11 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 12 #HSJune18_08 (Worth 1 point)

After hazards have been identified, what is the next step in the risk assessment process?

Question 13 #HSJune18_03 (Worth 1 point)

What is the purpose of a control measure?

Question 14 #HSJune18_01 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 15 #HSJune18_23 (Worth 1 point)

Employers must provide health and safety training to their employees

Question 16 #HSJune18_15 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 17 #EHSC H 6 (Worth 1 point)

An initial risk assessment should be carried out

Question 18 #HSJune18_24 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 19 #HSJune18_04 (Worth 1 point)

Accidents in the workplace will occur more frequently if

Question 20 #HSJune18_28 (Worth 1 point)

The most important reason why all accidents and near misses should be reported is to

Question 21 #EHSCH HI 14 (Worth 1 point)

The main requirements of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations are

Question 22 #HSJune18_22 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 23 #EHSC I 19 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 24 #EHSC H 30 (Worth 1 point)

An Environmental Health Officer can serve an improvement notice

Question 25 #EHSC H 28 (Worth 1 point)

An unplanned uncontrolled event best describes

Question 26 #EHSC I 16 (Worth 1 point)

How often should tools and equipment be checked for damage

Question 27 #EHSC H 18 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 28 #HSJune18_06 (Worth 1 point)

In order to avoid injury, it is the duty of the employer to risk assess

Question 29 #HSJune18_09 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 30 #HSJune18_11 (Worth 1 point)

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