One of the various topics found on the test is that of Personal Protection. Equipment and techniques aimed at ensuring you are safe while working is knowledge you will need in order to pass the CSCS test. The following mock exam is aimed at asking questions that will ensure you have the information you need specifically pertaining to personal protection in order to pass the CSCS test. Hopefully, you will leave this Mock test with a greater understanding of the topic surrounding personal protection and go into the real exam with the confidence needed to pass.
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If you are carrying out a task that requires you to wear a full body harness, and you have never before had to do this; what do you need to do?
Try to figure it out
Ask one of your coworkers how to do it
Ask your supervisor to allow an expert to train you
Read the manual on how to do it yourself
The main reason that it is required for an employee to report any and all accidents that occur on the worksite is which of the following:
All incidents are required to be reported because of Insurance
All incidents are required to be reported in order to firmly establish accountability
Major accidents are the only type that are required to be reporting. If the accident results in minor injuries, no one has to report it.
All incidents must be reported so that employees and employers can learn from the incident.
If you begin to feel that the safety measures may be outdated after you have been working on the site for a few months; what do you do?
Consult with your colleagues
Talk it over with your supervisor
Talk to the health and safety inspector
Nothing, continue working
If your safety helmet is dropped and cracked; what do you do?
Immediately get it replaced
Get it replaced on your next break
Do not replace it if the crack is small
Get another one when you arrive at work the next morning
Your safety footwear contains protective mid-soles. What are these designed to do?
Keep you from twisting your ankle
Keep chemical burns from occurring on your feet
Keep your feet comfortable as you work
So that your feet will stay protected from nails and other sharp objects
You should wear the correct gloves when you are dealing with substances that are hazardous. If you do not wear them, which of the following is most likely to happen?
You could get arthritis
You could get Vibration White Finger
You could get Raynaud’s Syndrome
You could Skin Disease
When is it required that you wear eye protection for safety on the worksite?
Only if you are operating a power tool
Only if you are handling a chemical that is hazardous
Only if the task contains potential for eye injury or the site rules demand it
When your eyes come in direct sunlight
A risk assessment’s main purpose is which of the following?
To inform you who the person in charge of all health and safety aspects is
To show statistics of all accidents that have been recorded on the worksite
In order to identify hazards on the worksite and further provide a safe method for carrying out a specific task
To inform workers where they can find the safety equipment
It can be extremely uncomfortable to wear a safety helmet in hot weather conditions. When you are required to wear a helmet in hot weather; which of the following statements is true:
During the summer, you can get a drill and drill small holes into your helmet in order to increase ventilation
You can take you helmet off for short intervals when working in the heat
You must always keep your helmet on and make sure that it is on correctly
When it is hot outside, you can where your hat sideways if you find this is more comfortable
Which of the following best describes the purpose of the steel toe in your work boot?
It is there in order to increase traction when you are working from heights
Is is there to ensure your feet remain comfortable during the day
It keeps the foot more aerated than a normal boot would be able to do
It is there to protect your feet from any debris that may fall from above
Which of the following statements is not true when talking about personal protective equipment?
You should always ensure that PPE is being worn according to the instructions
If you lose your personal protective equipment, you are responsible for providing your own.
Any damage that occurs to your PPE must immediately be reported to your supervisor
You should ensure that you PPE is always stored correctly when you are not using it
If your ear plugs continuously fall from your ears, which of the following actions should you take?
Throw away the pair you are currently using and wait until your next break to replace them
Take the current pair out and finish working
Stop working until you are able to get a pair that fits properly
Secure them in your ears with rolled up paper
If your safety footwear is damaged while you are working; which of the following is true?
You should try to fix them and continue working
You should throw them away and use your trainers
You should keep using them until your next break
You should immediately get them replaced
If you are using equipment that has recently received a prohibition notice, what should you do?
Prohibition notices only apply to specific employees
Report to your supervisor at the end of your shift and inform him that the equipment received a notice
Immediately stop using the equipment and do not use it again until it passes a safety inspection
Your ability to hear can be damaged when you are exposed to excessive noise over time. Can damage done to your hearing do to this type of exposure be reversed?
You will have to change your job in order to reverse the damage
The damage done to your hearing in this situation is permanent and cannot be reversed
You will have to have surgery if you want to repair it
The condition could repair itself over time.
Noise levels could be excessive if you are required to shout in order for someone standing _______ meters away to hear you.
It is required that you wear disposable ear plugs if you are working in an extremely loud environment. How many times can you safely wear disposable ear plugs?
Indefinitely, as long as they continue to work properly
Which of the following is an example of hearing damage caused by excessive exposure to noise over time?
A rash located on the outside of your ear
Recurrent infection of your inner ear
Temporary hearing loss may occur or you may have a constant, or frequent, ringing sound in your ears
There are no early signs of hearing damage
If one of the pads is missing from the ear defenders you are wearing while working on the worksite; what should you do?
Wrap a piece of cloth around the shell of your ear defender and continue working
Do not wear them and continue to work until your next break
Continue to wear the damaged ear defenders
Do not enter any area containing excessive noise until the pad on your ear defenders has been replaced
If you are not wearing any type of hearing protection and are working on a site next to a coworker that is using a loud piece of machinery; what do you do?
Stop working immediately and ask your supervisor if they will speak with your colleague
Continue working as is. The worksite is always going to contain excessive noise
Speak to your colleague and ask them to stop what they are doing
Immediately leave the area and do not return without the proper PPE
Which of the following is an example of how excess noise can affect your overall health?
Loss of hearing
Excessive amount of wax building up in your ears
Both A & B
What do you do if you think exposure to excessive noise has damaged your hearing?
Take a few days off from work so that you can rest
Have either your doctor or employer arrange you to have a hearing test done
Place cotton in your ears
Damage is permanent and there is nothing you can do about it at this point.
If you are working in a hearing protection zone, which of the following is required?
You must use hearing protection if the noise becomes too loud for you to stand it
You must be careful and try to keep noise levels at a minimum
You must always ensure you are wearing the proper hearing protection
You should have adequate hearing protection in case it is needed
Which of the following methods help prevent dust from becoming air borne?
Make sure to place a dust collector on the machine you are using
Make sure you always wear a protective mask
Make sure that you keep your area clean
Make sure that you are working slowly and carefully
If you are required to sweep up the dust created during the shift you worked; which of the following should you do?
Make sure that you wear a protective mouth that covers your nose and your mouth
Make sure that you have enough ventilation
Make sure that you dampen the area
All of the Above
Lung infections or diseases cannot be caused by which of the following items?
Silica when it is in dust form
Fibres from Asbestos
The solvents found in both paints and resins can lead to which of the following:
Headaches, Nausea, Dizziness
None of the Above
All of the Above
Why is it important that the dust from using a power tool to cut and grind be collected?
Because when you inhale dust it can have harmful effects on your body
So that you can save time and avoid a huge mess
Because you do not have to use a machine guard if the dust is collected
Because the equipment will perform better if dust is collected.
How can you protect your lungs from respiratory damage that will last a long time when you are required to drill, grind, sand, or dust?
By wearing goggles and using a dust extractor
By using a dust mask, goggles and hearing protection that are standard
By only using masks and goggles that are FFP3 rated
By using a mask that is FFP3 rated, an extraction device/ wet cut, impact goggles, and the appropriate hearing protection
If you are working with a certain chemical and must wear respiratory protective equipment and none has been issued to you; what do you do?
Work as quickly as you can
Do not work until you have received the appropriate training and equipment
Smell the chemical so that you can decide if it is dangerous
Take a break every five minutes
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