Test Quiz ECS Card – Reporting Accidents
by Cătălin Virgil Bălună · Published · Updated
You should have a basic understanding of:
• The need to report injuries, accidents, certain diseases and dangerous occurrences to the Health and
• Why you must report accidents to your employer
• The need to record in the accident book all accidents that cause any injury whatsoever
• What reportable injuries, dangerous occurrences and reportable diseases are.
Which of the following should be recorded in the accident book following an accident?
Which of the following have to be entered into the accident book?
What must an employer do with their accident records following completion of a construction project?
You have witnessed a serious accident on your site and are interviewed by an HSE inspector.
If there is a fatal accident on site, when must the Health and Safety Executive be informed?
Who should you report serious accidents to?
Why is it important to report ’near miss’ accidents to your employer?
If a person at work suffers an injury (other than a specified injury) due to an accident at work, it is reportable under RIDDOR if they are incapacitated for work for:
At work who would you report a dangerous occurrence to?
You have suffered an accident at work which has made you incapable of your normal work for over 7 days. Which of the following actions MUST be taken by your employer?
What is the aim of carrying out an accident investigation?
Which of the following is NOT classified as a specified injury to a worker under RIDDOR?
Could making an entry in the accident book help you if you later make a claim for compensation?
Which of the following can you learn from an accident?
What immediate action should you take if you suffer an injury through carrying a load?
Following a reportable dangerous occurrence when must the enforcing authority be informed?
Which one of the following should you do if you witness a serious accident on site?
Which one of the following is classified as a reportable occupational disease under RIDDOR?
Under which of the following circumstances must injury accidents be recorded in the accident book?
Accidents causing any injury should always be recorded in:
A workmate tells you that he witnessed an accident the previous day and the victim was taken to hospital. He asks you for advice on what he should do. Do you tell him to:
Which one of the following has the power to examine an accident record?
Why should a serious accident be reported to the enforcing authority?
Under RIDDOR, which one of the following must be reported to the enforcing authority?
Which one of the following accounts for most accidents each year on construction sites?
What should you ensure if you suffer an injury through a manual handling operation?
If you are involved in a minor accident at work, whose duty is it to report it to site management?
An entry must be made in the accident book when:
The collapse of scaffolding is only notifiable to the enforcing authority as a reportable dangerous occurrence when the scaffolding is which one of the following?
When a person is injured at work, who should enter the details in the accident book?
Which of the following MUST be recorded in an accident book after you have had an accident?
Under which of the following circumstances should an accident be recorded in the site’s accident book?
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