Seafish and the Seafood Training Academy

Seafish Online Test Portal

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 H 12 (Worth 1 point)

When the use of ladders is unavoidable they must always be (664)

Question 2 #EHSC I 16 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 3 #HSJune18_27 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 4 #EHSC H 3 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 5 #HSJune18_04 (Worth 1 point)

Accidents in the workplace will occur more frequently if (617)

Question 6 #HSJune18_18 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 7 #EHSC I 6 (Worth 1 point)

When Personal Protective Equipment is required to be used it should (649)

Question 8 #HSJune18_08 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 9 #EHSC H 22 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 10 #HSJune18_29 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 11 #HSH16 (Worth 1 point)

LITE Stands for (647)

Question 12 #HSJune18_06 (Worth 1 point)

In order to avoid injury, it is the duty of the employer to risk assess (619)

Question 13 #EHSC HI 2 (Worth 1 point)

Why is good health and safety management important to organisations (663)

Question 14 #EHSC H 8 (Worth 1 point)

The main hazards associated with the operation of display screen equipment (DSE) are (669)

Question 15 #HSJune18_15 (Worth 1 point)

Which of the following control measures will reduce the risk of a fire staring in the workplace? (628)

Question 16 #EHSC I 19 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 17 #EHSC I 7 (Worth 1 point)

When climbing a ladder what is the minimum number of contact points (hands and feet) for safety (665)

Question 18 #HSJune18_22 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 19 #HSJune18_14 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 20 #HSJune18_03 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 21 #HSJune18_11 (Worth 1 point)

If an employee is expected to wear a new item of protective clothing, they must (624)

Question 22 #HSJune18_09 (Worth 1 point)

A safety sign that is rectangular with a green background and a white symbol or text (622)

Question 23 #EHSC H 30 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 24 #HSJune18_23 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 25 #HSJune18_07 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 26 #HSJune18_21 (Worth 1 point)

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

Question 27 #EHSC H 19 (Worth 1 point)

The majority of workplace accidents are due to (653)

Question 28 #EHSC H 6 (Worth 1 point)

An initial risk assessment should be carried out (645)

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) (650)

Question 30 #EHSC H 25 (Worth 1 point)

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