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1

What part and section of the OHS code describes the membership of a joint work site health and safety committee?

A) part 12, section 197
B) part13, section 197
C) part 14, section 197
D) part 15, section 197

B) part 13, section 197

2

What part and section of the OHS code describes the requirements and options for protective footwear?

A) part 18, section 229
B) part 18, section 232
C) part 18, section 233
D) part 18, section 236

C) part 18, section 233

3

What part and section of the OHS code describes the requirements for workers training about WHMIS?

A) part 29, section 394
B) part 29, section 395
C) part 29, section 396
D) part 29, section 397

D) part 29, section 397

4

What are the first aid requirements for low hazard work at a close work site with 5 to 9 workers at the work site per shift?

A) 1 emergency first aider, 1 standard first aid kit,
No. 2 first aid kit, 3 blankets
B) 2 standard first aiders, No. 2 first aid kit,3 blankets
C) 2 standard first aiders, No. 3 first aid kit, 3 blankets, stretcher, splint
D) 1 Emergency first aider, 1 standard first aider, No. 2 first aid kit

D) 1 Emergency first aider, 1 standard first aider, No. 2 first aid kit

5

What is an employer responsibility with regard to hazard assessment at the work site?

A) to provide easy and immediate access for any worker to OHS act, regulation and code at the work site
B) to ensure suppliers are aware of their responsibility to provide necessary information on any hazard related to their products
C) to develop a plan to eliminate or control any hazard identified at the work site
D) to ensure all workers participate in daily meetings to inspect their tools and plan their work

C) to develop a plan to eliminate or control any hazard identified at the work site

6

How is workers' compensation board of Alberta funded?

A) 100% of the funding for the WCB comes from employers in Alberta
B) 75% of the funding for the WCB comes from employers and 25% from the provincial government.
C) 50% of the funding for WCB comes from employers, 25% from the provincial government and 25% from employees
D) 33% of the funding for the WCB comes from employers, 34% from the provincial government and 33% from employees

A) 100% of the funding for the WCB comes from employers in Alberta

7

What are the four categories of workplace hazards?

A) ecological, chemical, ergonomic, physical
B) biological, chemical, ergonomic, physical
C) biological, ecological, chemical, physical
D) chemical, physical, psychological, ecological

B) biological, chemical, ergonomic, physical

8

When is an example of an engineering control for worker protection?

A) renovation
B) subdivision
C) isolation
D) activation

C) isolation

9

When is an administrative controls put in place for worker protection?

A) to identify the correct personal protective equipment to be used in a hazardous situation
B) to document the details of the implementation of an engineering control.
C) when an engineering control cannot eliminate or control a hazard.
D) to isolate hazard through containment or enclosure.

C) when an engineering control cannot eliminate or control a hazard.

10

who is responsible to have an emergency response plan in place at the work site?

A) employees
B) OHS inspectors
C) joint work site health and safety committee
D) employers

D) employers

11

what part of the OHS code covers first aid requirements at the worksite?

A) part 10
B) part 11
C) part 12
D) part 13

B) part 11

12

what must your employer do if first aid supplies are stored in secure containers at the work site?

A) ensure the containers are clearly marked to indicate their contents.
B) ensure the containers are stored in dust proof environment.
C) ensure the containers are not stacked more than 3 layers high.
D) ensure the containers are inspected monthly to ensure contents are safe.

A) ensure the containers are clearly marked to indicate their contents.

13

what number and type of first aiders must your employer ensure are present at an isolated work site with low hazard assessment rating and 65 workers at the work site per shift?

A) 1 standard first aider
B) 1 standard first aider and 1 emergency first aider
C) 2 standard first aiders
D) 2 standard first aiders and 1 emergency first aider

C) 2 standard first aiders

14

what is the duty to use personal protective equipment according to Alberta OHS code?

A) a clause that must be included in the employment contract of every construction worker in Alberta
B) a sign that must be posted at the entrance to any work site where PPE is required
C) the part of the OHS code that describes the different types of PPE to be used on the work site
D) what you and your employer must do if a hazard assessment identifies the need for the use of PPE

D) what you and your employer must do if a hazard assessment identifies the need for the use of PPE

15

who is responsible to ensure work site emergency response plans remain up to date?

A) the employer
B) the employer and employees
C) the employees
D) the OHS inspector

B) the employer and employees

16

when a work site hazard assessment identifies that workers are required to wear PPE what is your employer's responsibility?

A) ensure all workers are informed about the need to wear PPE.
B) ensure all workers properly use and wear the required PPE.
C) Put up posters indicating a hazard assessment had identified that PPE is required
D) ensure all workers are provided with funding to purchase required PPE

B) ensure all workers properly use and wear the required PPE.

17

what is an employee responsibility with regard to the use of PPE?

A) to inspect your PPE once a month
B) to modify poor fitting PPE so it fits properly
C) to inspect your PPE prior to each use
D) to wear your PPE only when you sense an accident to happen

C) to inspect your PPE prior to each use

18

industrial protective headwear must comply with what standard?
A) ULC
B) PPE
C) WCB
D) CSA

D) CSA

19

what is NOT an obligation your employer assumes when hazards assessment indicates the need for PPE?

A) to post duty to use personal protective equipment sign at all entrances to the work site
B) to ensure employees are trained in the use, care, limitations and maintenance of their PPE
C) to ensure workers properly use and wear PPE
D) to ensure the PPE is in a condition to perform the function intended

A) to post duty to use personal protective equipment sign at all entrances to the work site

20

what is a characteristic of protective footwear with yellow triangle on the outer side or tongue of the right shoe?

A) sole puncture protection and grade 2 protection toe (will withstand impact up to 90 joules)
B) soles that provide electrical shock protection and a grade 2 protective toe (will withstand impact up to 90 joules)
C) sole puncture protection and grade 1 protective toe (will withstand impact up to 125 joules)
D) soles that provide electrical shock protection and grade 1 protective to (will withstand impact up to 125 joules)

A) sole puncture protection and grade 2 protection toe (will withstand impact up to 90 joules)

21

in what situation is your employer obligated to provide you with proper PPE according the OHS code?

A) when required PPE must be replaced more frequently than once a year
B) when required PPE must be replaced more frequently than once every 2 years
C) when workers are exposed to respiratory hazard or excessive noise levels
D) when workers are exposed to respiratory hazards only

C) when workers are exposed to respiratory hazard or excessive noise levels

22

What standard must a full body harness meet if manufactured on or after July 1, 2009?

A) WCB
B) ULC
C) PPE
D) CSA

D) CSA

23

How often must you inspect your fall arrest equipment?

A) before use on the first shift of the week
B) before use on the first shift of the month
C) before use on each shift
D) only after equipment has been used to protect you from a fall

C) before use on each shift

24

what is the minimum distance a ladder must protrude above the intended landing point?

A) 0.3 m (1ft)
B) 1m (3ft)
C) 1/4 the length of the ladder
D) 1/4 the distance of the base of the ladder from the base of the wall or structure

B) 1m (3ft)

25

The safety factor for scaffold must be designed and constructed to support at least:

A) three (3) times the load that may be imposed on it.
B) four (4) times the load that may be imposed on it.
C) five (5) times the load that may be imposed on it.
D) six (6) times the load that may be imposed on it.

B) four (4) times the load that may be imposed on it.

26

at what height must an employer have a guardrail erected for temporary work area?

A) 2.4 m (8ft)
B) 3.0 m (10ft)
C) 3.7 m (12ft)
D) 4.2 m (14ft)

B) 3.0 m (10ft)

27

when conducting a hazard assessment related to lifting and handling a load, your employer must consider the:

A) weight, size and shape of the load.
B) cost of renting moving equipment
C) insured value of the load to be moved
D) number of people required to move load

A) weight, size and shape of the load.

28

what is NOT an example of recommended lifting technique?

A) avoid awkward postures.
B) lift load smoothly.
C) lift no higher than eye level
D) begin lifting at knee level.

C) lift no higher than eye level

29

What is the goal of proper lifting technique?

A) to constantly practice lifting to become more skilled.
B) to increase lifting efficiency and capacity factor
C) to increase the number of lifts performed per day
D) to eliminate loading stresses on the soft tissue of your lower back

D) to eliminate loading stresses on the soft tissue of your lower back

30

how is safe working load (SWL) defined?

A) breaking strength divided by the safety factor
B) safety factor divided by the breaking strength
C) the ultimate tensile strength (UTS)
D) the safest way to move and lower a load

A) breaking strength divided by the safety factor