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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 16 (Worth 1 point)

How often should tools and equipment be checked for damage (667)

Question 2 #EHSC H 22 (Worth 1 point)

Which type of fire extinguisher can be used on a small electrical fire (656)

Question 3 #HSJune18_14 (Worth 1 point)

What is the purpose of a risk control hierarchy? (627)

Question 4 #HSJune18_25 (Worth 1 point)

What is the main purpose of first aid? (638)

Question 5 #EHSC H 25 (Worth 1 point)

Safety hats or helmets are needed on jobs where head injuries are possible from (646)

Question 6 #HSJune18_12 (Worth 1 point)

Which of the following is the best definition of an accident? (625)

Question 7 #EHSC I 21 (Worth 1 point)

Fixed machinery guards should be (668)

Question 8 #EHSC I 24 (Worth 1 point)

Fire exit doors must always be (652)

Question 9 #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? (629)

Question 10 #EHSC H 9 (Worth 1 point)

A sign surrounded by a red circle with a diagonal red stripe over a symbol means (655)

Question 11 #HSH16 (Worth 1 point)

LITE Stands for (647)

Question 12 #HSJune18_23 (Worth 1 point)

Employers must provide health and safety training to their employees (636)

Question 13 #HSJune18_03 (Worth 1 point)

What is the purpose of a control measure? (616)

Question 14 #EHSC I 19 (Worth 1 point)

If you discover a fire in the workplace, what is the FIRST thing you should do (660)

Question 15 #EHSC I 10 (Worth 1 point)

Separate traffic routes in workplace sites are essential to (648)

Question 16 #HSJune18_29 (Worth 1 point)

What should you do before using any hazardous substance for the first time? (642)

Question 17 #HSJune18_30 (Worth 1 point)

Musculoskeletal disorders are most likely to be caused by (643)

Question 18 #HSJune18_08 (Worth 1 point)

After hazards have been identified, what is the next step in the risk assessment process? (621)

Question 19 #HSJune18_18 (Worth 1 point)

The purpose of carrying out risk assessments is to (631)

Question 20 #HSJune18_07 (Worth 1 point)

Poor housekeeping and insufficient storage space in the workplace is most likely to increase the occurrence of (620)

Question 21 #EHSC H 17 (Worth 1 point)

Tinnitus may be defined as (658)

Question 22 #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? (623)

Question 23 #EHSC I 4 (Worth 1 point)

Which of the following are common causes of accidents in fish shops and factories (671)

Question 24 #EHSC H 3 (Worth 1 point)

The principal piece of legislation concerning health and safety in the workplace in the UK is (662)

Question 25 #HSJune18_17 (Worth 1 point)

The term "hazard" is defined as (630)

Question 26 #HSJune18_27 (Worth 1 point)

Which of the following actions is a health and safety enforcement officer allowed to take? (640)

Question 27 #EHSC H 30 (Worth 1 point)

An Environmental Health Officer can serve an improvement notice (659)

Question 28 #EHSC HI 9 (Worth 1 point)

Which businesses need to have a written safety policy (670)

Question 29 #HSJune18_22 (Worth 1 point)

In the workplace, what is the most common type of hazard to pedestrians from vehicles? (635)

Question 30 #HSJune18_21 (Worth 1 point)

Who is required by law to make a suitable assessment of the health and safety risks to employees? (634)