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1

What type of outlet protects the technician from electrical shock?

GFCI or GFI outlet

2

In identifying utility locate colors, What colors represent power, telecommunications, and water?

Red, Orange, and Blue

3

What is the minimum clearance between CATV and power at the house?

12 inches

4

What is the minimum clearance between CATV and all points above a flat roof?

10.5 feet

5

Up to how much stress can be placed on your back when a 75 pound object is lifted improperly?

750 pounds (3-10 times acceptable)

6

When routing underground drop cable parallel to lot lines, what minimum distance must be maintained from those lines?

4 feet

7

What test is performed to determine if gaffs are properly shaped and sharpened?

Cut-out test

8

What type of sleeves protect pole climbers against splitters and abrasions?

Kevlar

9

During which pole test should you be careful not to let power lines swing together?

Rocking Test (Push Test)

10

When working on a pole with gaffs, how far from the pole should you keep for proper knee/gaff alignment?

8 inches

11

What is the visibility rating on a clear night for a road's barriers' Type B High Intensity Warning Light?

1000 feet

12

What is the maximum allowable noise level before hearing protection is required?

90 dB

13

When it's properly adjusted, a hard hat can absorb approximately which percent of the force of a blow?

75%

14

At what level dBA must ear protection be worn?

above 90 dBA

15

How often should the lower controls of an aerial lift be tested?

Daily

16

What is the recertification timeframe for confined space certification?

Every 3 years

17

Which type of sign gives notice to road users of a situation that might not be readily apparent?

Warning Sign

18

What term describes a detailed thorough analysis of all of the features currently existing at the customer site?

Site Survey

19

What is the term for the right to use another person's real estate for a specific purpose?

Easement or Right-Of Way

20

How many feet should a ladder be angled per 4 feet of height?

1 foot

21

What are the three protection methods that should be used when working above 4 feet on a tower?

1. a fixed cable system2. a double lanyard system3. a retractable device

22

What must be marked on all safety glasses to ensure that they meet ANSI requirements?

Z87

23

Before breaking down a ladder, how far should the feet be from the leaning surface?

2 feet

24

If a vehicles weight and speed both double, the braking requirement increases by what factor?

8

25

What term describes scanning the area in front of your vehicle from sidewalk to sidewalk?

The 45-degree eye scan

26

What is the formula for ascending a pole using the hitchhiking technique?

Belt, Step-Lock-Step, Belt

27

What agency provides direction for state and local emergency planning officials in the EAS?

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Administration)

28

Which 3 items would you look for on an OSHA inspector's ID card?

1. Photo2. Serial number3. Signature of the Secretary of Labor

29

What is the proper angle of your safety strap when you are belted onto a pole?

5 degrees

30

When pole climbing, what is the proper angle of your leg when striking the pole?

30 degrees

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