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