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Quiz Questions

1.To ensure the greatest possible protection for employees in the workplace, the cooperative efforts of both employers and employees will help in establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment. In general, employers are responsible for performing a hazard assessment of the workplace to identify and control physical and health hazards.
True
False
2. A first critical step in developing a comprehensive safety and health program is to identify physical and health hazards in the workplace. This process is known as a hazard assessment.
True
False
3.All PPE clothing and equipment should be of safe design and construction, and should be maintained in a clean and reliable fashion. Employers should take the fit and comfort of PPE into consideration when selecting appropriate items for their workplace.
True
False
4.The employer must document the training of each employee required to wear or use PPE by preparing a certification containing the name of each employee trained, the date of training and a clear identification of the subject of the certification.
True
False
5.Selecting the most suitable eye and face protection for employees should take into consideration the following elements- ability to protect against specific workplace hazards, should fit properly and be reasonably comfortable to wear & should provide unrestricted vision and movement.
True
False
6.__________________ are constructed of vulcanized fiber or fiberglass and fitted with a filtered lens, welding shields protect eyes from burns caused by infrared or intense radiant light; they also protect both the eyes and face from flying sparks, metal spatter and slag chips produced during welding, brazing, soldering and cutting operations.
Welding shields
Goggles
7.The intense light associated with welding operations can cause serious and sometimes permanent eye damage if operators do not wear proper eye protection. The intensity of light or radiant energy produced by welding, cutting or brazing operations varies according to a number of factors including the task producing the light, the electrode size and the arc current.
True
False
8. ______ hard hats provide the highest level of protection against electrical hazards, with high-voltage shock and burn protection (up to 20,000 volts).
Class B
Class C
9.Another class of protective headgear on the market is called a “bump hat,” designed for use in areas with low head clearance. They are recommended for areas where protection is needed from head bumps and lacerations.
True
False
10._________________ protect the instep area from impact and compression. Made of aluminum, steel, fiber or plastic, these guards may be strapped to the outside of shoes.
Leggings
Metatarsal guards
11.In addition to insulating the feet from the extreme heat of molten metal, foundry shoes keep hot metal from lodging in shoe eyelets, tongues or other shoe parts. These snug-fitting leather or leather-substitute shoes have leather or rubber soles and rubber heels. All foundry shoes must have built-in safety toes.
True
False
12. ____________ protect against heat and cold, are cut- and abrasive-resistant and wear well.
Leather gloves
Aramid fiber gloves
13.___________________ are made of a synthetic rubber and protect against a wide variety of chemicals, such as peroxide, rocket fuels, highly corrosive acids, strong bases, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, esters and nitro compounds. These gloves also resist oxidation, ozone corrosion and abrasion, and remain flexible at low temperatures.
Natural rubber gloves
Butyl gloves
14.Nitrile gloves are made of synthetic rubber and offer good pliability, finger dexterity, high density and tear resistance. They protect against hydraulic fluids, gasoline, alcohols, organic acids and alkalis.
True
False
15. Earmuffs require a perfect seal around the ear. Glasses, facial hair, long hair or facial movements such as chewing may reduce the protective value of earmuffs.
True
False