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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

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)

4

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

Kevlar

5

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

90 dB

6

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

75%

7

At what level dBA must ear protection be worn?

above 90 dBA

8

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

Daily

9

What is the recertification timeframe for confined space certification?

Every 3 years

10

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

Warning Sign

11

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

Site Survey

12

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

Easement or Right-Of Way

13

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

1. a fixed cable system
2. a double lanyard system
3. a retractable device

14

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

Z87

15

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

8

16

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

Belt, Step-Lock-Step, Belt

17

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

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Administration)

18

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

1. Photo
2. Serial number
3. Signature of the Secretary of Labor

19

What are the three basic types of signs?

Warning, Guide, and Regulatory

20

What construction practice consists of a wall or floor assembly, a penetrating item passing through an opening in the assembly, and materials designed to prevent the spread of a fire?

Firestop System

21

Name 3 of the 4 decals placed on your aerial lift truck.

Caution, Danger, Warning, Operating Instructions/Notice

22

When do the 2 foot-15 foot rule apply?

When setting up a road side workzone - 2 feet from curb or 15 feet from the edge of a roadway.

23

Relative to time and "eye lead time", how far in advance is the recommended scan while driving?

12 to 15 seconds

24

What is the first thing you do if you are involved in an automobile accident on the job/

Protect/Secure the scene

25

Commtech work shirts should be made of what material?

100% Cotton

26

Which rule determines how far you should lean laterally when working on a ladder?

Belly-button rule

27

Which two vehicle accessories should be addressed before lowering the ladder with a sidewinding rack?

Mirror and Antennae

28

Which piece of PPE should only be cleaned with soap and water?

Hardhat

29

What term describes having your view of the road blocked by another vehicle?

Billboarding

30

What is the national "Call Before You Dig" number?

811

31

Where should your eyes be focused while ascending or descending your ladder?

Your feet

32

Which is directly impacted by space for the vehicle and visibility for the driver?

Response time

33

"Safety Is _________ ______________."

Everyone's Responsibility

34

"Standard Wear Safety Gear"

hard hat, safety glasses, and work boots

35

When securing yourself to the strand, the _______ method is recommended and will help prevent the ladder from sliding.

1-1-1

36

Work zone setup will vary depending on?

Work duration
Work location
Roadway type

37

____ __________may be used as fall protection provided they meet the regulatory requirements for top and midrails, toeboards, and strength.

Roof guardrails

38

No COMCAST employee is required to administer_____ ___.

first aid

39

Traffic cones shall be predominantly ______ in color.

orange

40

Traffic cones shall be made of?

A material that can be struck without causing damage to the impacting vehicle.

41

Cones must be a minimum of __ tall and be _____________ if used at night.

28"
reflectorized

42

4 parts of traffic control zones

Advanced Warning area
Transition area
Activity area
Termination area

43

ANSI rating for hardhats?

Z89

44

When a Comcast employee causes minor damage in a customer's home ($1,500 or less), what phone number should be called to start a claim?

1-800-UNIcall

45

3 requirements for technician work pants.

A.straight legged
B.no cuff
C.either 100% cotton or denim

46

what two types of eye protection should be in field personnel's vehicles at all times?

clear and tinted

47

What type of PPE must be worn when handing batteries?

A face shield, eye protection, an apron, and rubber gloves

48

Name 3 situations when ear protection must be worn

1. when a noise level exists above 90 d.b.a
2. Operating light to medium machinery
3. Operating a chain saw

49

What test should be performed to verify effectiveness of rubber gloves?

The air test

50

What 3 things should be visually inspected on a power cord before each day's use?

1. External defects (i.e. deformed or missing pins)
2. Insulation damage
3. Potential internal damage

51

What should be done with a damaged, bent or broken ladder?

It should be tagged immediately and disposed of or repaired as soon as possible

52

Where can a technician locate a lockout-tagout kit?

The Headend
The Hubsite,
and in each fiber restoration kit

53

MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheets

54

If there is a hazardous substance spill (such as battery acids, mercury, hydraulic fluids and gasoline) what two steps must an employee take?

1. Clearly identify and protect the area
2. Notify your manager/supervisor

55

How often are safety meetings required for field personnel?

weekly

56

What field personnel are required to attend safety meetings?

installers, technicians, construction, and warehouse

57

How often should a Vehicle Inspection Report be included in safety meetings?

Once a month

58

How often should office personnel attend an Employee Safety Meeting?

At least once per quarter

59

When was OSHA established?

1970

60

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

61

According to OSHA guidlines, how often should first aid kits be inspected?

At least once a month

62

what are the safest types of pants to wear when climbing a pole?

Straight-legged

63

A conductor or system of conductors through which an electric current is intended to flow

Circuit

64

What does Pink indicate on an underground locate?

Temporary Survey Markings

65

What Does Yellow indicate on an underground locate?

Gas, Oil, Steam, Petroleum, or Gaseous Materials

66

Each Safety Leader and Field Supervisor will ride along with, or perform job site safety reviews with technicians how often?

At least once per quarter, per technician

67

What are the three levels of Comcast safety committees?

1. The corporate-level safety committee
2. The divisional-level safety committee
3. The system-level safety committee

68

What are the three recognized categories that accidents can be grouped into?

1.Employee Injury
2.Motor Vehicle Accident
3.General Liability (including property damage and bodily injury to a third party, but excluding injuries sustained as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

69

What does Red indicate on an underground locate?

Electric Power Lines, Cables, Conduit and Lighting Cables

70

What does Orange indicate on an underground locate?

Communication, Alarm or Signal Lines, Cables or Conduit

71

What does Blue indicate on an underground locate?

Potable Water

72

What does Purple indicate on an underground locate?

Reclaimed Water, Irrigation and Slurry Lines

73

What does Green indicate on an underground locate?

Sewer and Drain Lines

74

How far from the top of the ladder should you stop?

Three rungs from the top.

75

True of False: the only risk associated with operating an aerial lift is electrocution?

False

76

There are _______, ______, ______, and company rulesand regulations governing the safe operation of aeriallifts.

Local, State, and Federal

77

A malfunction of the ______ _______ may cause the aerial lift to stop functioning?

Hydraulic System

78

Prior to operating from an aerial lift bucket at the beginning of the day, what must first always be tested?

The lift controls from the ground.

79

Who keeps records of all reported work placeincidents?

OSHA