Test Quiz ECS Card – Fire and Emergency
by Cătălin Virgil Bălună · Published · Updated
You should have a basic understanding of:
• What to do in the event of an emergency at work
• The types of fire extinguishers available and the types of fires they can each be used on
• The importance of first aid following an accident
FIRE and EMERGENCY
Which of the following must an employer consider when making provisions for first aid?
In an on-site emergency, which of the following must a first-aider NOT do?
A person nearly collapses complaining of stomach pains. What should you do?
If someone has fallen over and has stopped breathing, what is the first thing you should do?
What action should you take if you discover a fire?
An employee has a fall and is obviously unconscious. What is the FIRST thing you should do?
How often should a first-aider qualified in First Aid at Work (FAW) or Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) receive retraining?
What colour is a water filled fire extinguisher, or its label?
A red-labelled fire extinguisher should NOT be used:
Which types of fire extinguishers should be used on electrical fires?
Where would you go in the event of a fire?
If you discover a fire at work, what should you do first:
When discharging carbon dioxide fire extinguishers, the nozzle:
If there had been a small fire, who should you report it to?
What is a blue-labelled fire extinguisher filled with?
What is a fire assembly point?
All new fire extinguishers are coloured red or of bright self-coloured metal. How do you know the difference between types?
Which of the following items should not be in a firstaid box?
In an emergency situation at work you should do what?
A black-labelled fire extinguisher contains:
What should you do if you hear the fire alarm?
Your workmate suddenly gets a foreign body in the eye. What should you do?
If you came across an injury on site, what is the first thing you should do?
Which fire extinguisher should not be used on flammable liquid fires?
What should you do immediately if you get a small cut on a finger whilst at work?
A labourer gets an electric shock; looks a bit pale but says they are alright. What should you do?
What does the sound of a siren on-site normally indicate?
A workmate lifting a big box suddenly shouts “oh, my back” and drops the box. What should you do?
A workmate burns their hand on a piece of very hot metal. What should you do first?
An emergency route(s) must be provided on construction sites to ensure:
If someone has fallen off a ladder and they say their leg is broken, what should you do?
For fires involving spilled petrol, which types of fire extinguisher could you use?
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