PDH Engineer     PE PDH
PDH Online

OSHA-Controlling Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)


Quiz Questions

1."Lockout/tagout" refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard employees from the unexpected energization or startup of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities.
True
False
2. The standard applies to the control of hazardous energy when employees are involved in service or maintenance activities such as constructing, installing, setting up, adjusting, inspecting, modifying, and maintaining or servicing machines or equipment. These activities include which of the following?
cleaning or unjamming machines
performing minor tool changes
minor servicing activities
All the above
3._____________ (usually machine operators or users) are employees who operate the relevant machinery or whose jobs require them to be in the area where service or maintenance is performed.
“Affected” employees
“Authorized” employees
“Other” employees
None of the above
4.The primary way to prevent the release of hazardous energy during service and maintenance activities is by using energy-isolating devices such as manually operated circuit breakers, disconnect switches, and line valves and safety blocks.
True
False
5.Employers must provide retraining for all authorized and affected employees whenever there is a change in which of the following
Job assignments
Machinery or processes that present a new hazard
Energy-control procedures
All the above
6. OSHA considers tagout devices to be more secure and more effective than lockout devices in protecting employees from hazardous energy.
True
False
7.

A manually operated electrical circuit breaker, a disconnect switch, a manually operated switch by which the conductors of a circuit can be disconnected from all ungrounded supply conductors etc. are examples of __________.

Energy Source
Hot tap
Energy-isolating device
None of the above
8. Consultation assistance is available to small employers with fewer than __________ employees at a fixed site and no more than 500 corporatewide who want help in establishing and maintaining a safe and healthful workplace.
250
500
1000
2000
9.Which of the following is not a level of Voluntary Protection Programs (VPPs)?
Integration
Star
Merit
Demonstration
10.__________ has learned firsthand that voluntary, cooperative partnerships with employers, employees, and unions can be a useful alternative to traditional enforcement and an effective way to reduce worker deaths, injuries, and illnesses.
OPA
OSHA
NOSHA
OPP