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Health & Safety quiz multiple choice questions 

Question 1
What does the abbreviation HSE stand for?

A.     Health and Safety Examples
B.     Health and Safety Executive.
C.     Health and Security Executive
D.     Health and Security Examples


Question 2
What does COSHH stand for?

A.     Control of substances hazardous to health
B.     Containing substances hazardous to health
C.     Controlling substances hazardous to homes
D.     Control of substances that are harmful to health


Question 3
Written risk assessments are required when you have?

A.     No Employees
B.     Two or more Employees
C.     Ten or more Employees
D.     One or more Employee


Question 4
Which of the below best describes a hazard?

A.     An immediate dangerous environment.
B.     The gravity of harm that is done.
C.     Something that can potentially cause harm in the future.
D.     The possibility of someone being harmed.


Question 5
Which type of health and safety signs have a triangular shape?

A.     Binding signs
B.     Exclusion signs
C.     Hazard signs
D.     No smoking signs


Question 6
What should you do if you find a safety hazard but no one else has noticed it?

A.     Leave the area straight away.
B.     Inform your colleagues and tell them to stay away from that area
C.     Keep on working and then report it at the end of the day.
D.     Report the problem to your supervisor immediately.


Question 7
Why is it important to keep your work environment clean?

A.     Helps prevents environmental pollution.
B.     It deters animals and rodents from entering the job site and spreading disease.
C.     Make the place look more professional.
D.     It reduces the likely hood of accidents such as slipping and tripping happening.


Question 8
Accident books are legal documents that are used to;

A.     Risk assessments and relevant safety rules.
B.     Register and record the details of an accident in the workplace.
C.     Give the First Aid requirements for a place of work.
D.     Describe how staff should deal with an accident.


Question 9
In the following scenarios, which one is most likely to result in an injury?

A.     Selecting and then using a tool with loose handles.
B.     Using the right tool for the job
C.     Correctly wearing the right sized safety goggles or glasses.
D.     Keeping all tools in their designated places.


Question 10
What does the acronym PPE stand for?

A.     Preventative Protective Equipment
B.     Personal Protective Equipment
C.     People’s Protective Equipment
D.     Personal Protective Equipment


Question 11
PPE is important to wear because;

A.     It helps to protects you.
B.     It makes the wearer look professional.
C.     It protects the tools and equipment around you.
D.     It is what an employer tells you to do.


Question 12
What’s the first thing to do when approaching the scene of an accident?

A.     Shout out if anyone needs help.
B.     Wait for the emergency services.
C.     Make sure the area is safe for you to approach and enter.
D.     Identify and then attend to the most serious injury.


Question 13
Which of the following would prevent injuries from occurring at work?

A.     Ensuring that the workplace is organised and tidy.
B.     Lifting heavy objects by bending over.
C.     Keeping the lighting low.
D.     Wearing light clothing that can be quickly seen.



DISCLAIMER – Please read
We do not provide formal or accredited Health & Safety training. This quiz is not accredited or authorized by any organization or authority. We are not a medical practice and nothing in this quiz constitutes medical advice or is a substitute for seeking medical advice and emergency assistance. The scenarios and questions listed are designed to provide a guide for common situations. You should not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from a professional healthcare provider. If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition you should seek immediate medical attention.


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