Take Our Workplace Safety Quiz
What is a hazard?
A sudden occurrence which can include a fire, explosion, loss of control or a major discharge of some sorts that can cause damage or death if not dealt with quickly.
The likelihood of something causing injury or illness.
Something that has intermittent red and yellow lights.
Something with the potential to cause an injury or illness.
Which of the following is NOT a factor that influences health and safety?
Occupational factors e.g. work risks.
Environmental factors e.g. workplace noise.
Superstitional factors e.g. walking under ladders, black cats etc.
Human factors e.g error or haste.
What is the most important reason why all accidents should be investigated and recorded?
Prevent similar accidents in the future.
Satisfy the enforcement officer.
Comply with health and safety law.
Something to read on the loo.
What is the best way to prevent injury at work?
Remove the hazard or redesign the task.
Restrict access to the hazard.
Provide gloves and a bobble hat.
Send all employees home - they'll be much safer there.
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