Test Quiz ECS Card – Environmental
You should have an understanding of:
• The responsibilities and requirements for handling materials
• Actions for recycling and to minimise waste
• The identification of hazardous/special waste
• The precautions and procedures for handling hazardous/special waste
• Sustainability in the selection and use of materials
Which of the following is NOT part of ‘environmentally-friendly’ construction?
You are on site and you need to dispose of some waste liquid that has oil in it and you are not sure what to do with it. What should you do?
Which of the following is classed as hazardous/special waste?
Which action will help to minimise waste?
If you have unused material left, what should you do before you consider putting non-hazardous waste items into a skip?
Which of the following is NOT best practice from a sustainability point of view?
When storing liquids (such as oils, fuels or chemicals) on-site, what must you do?
How should you get rid of hazardous/special waste?
Which of the following does NOT help sustainability during construction projects?
Why should different types of waste be separated on site?
You need to clean up some oil that has leaked from machinery onto the ground. What is the right way to do this?
Do individuals have any responsibility for minimising the amount of waste created on site?
Which of the following is good environmental practice?
From an environmental point of view, why should materials be reused, where possible?
Do individuals have any responsibility for sustainability when on site?
What can help to prevent harm to the environment from oil spillages?
Other site workers are complaining that you are generating too much dust. What should you do?
Under environmental law, which statement is true?
Which of the following should you do on site in the interest of sustainability?
Who needs to understand relevant environmental risks on a construction site?
Which of the following should be disposed of as hazardous/special waste?
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