Test Quiz ECS Card – Fire and Emergency

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

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An emergency route(s) must be provided on construction sites to ensure:

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What action should you take if you discover a fire?

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If there had been a small fire, who should you report it to?

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If you discover a fire at work, what should you do first:

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What is a fire assembly point?

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Where would you go in the event of a fire?

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What should you do if you hear the fire alarm?

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All new fire extinguishers are coloured red or of bright self-coloured metal. How do you know the difference between types?

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A black-labelled fire extinguisher contains:

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What is a blue-labelled fire extinguisher filled with?

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Which fire extinguisher should not be used on flammable liquid fires?

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What colour is a water filled fire extinguisher, or its label?

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When discharging carbon dioxide fire extinguishers, the nozzle:

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For fires involving spilled petrol, which types of fire extinguisher could you use?

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Which types of fire extinguishers should be used on electrical fires?

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A red-labelled fire extinguisher should NOT be used:

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A workmate burns their hand on a piece of very hot metal. What should you do first?

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Which of the following items should not be in a firstaid box?

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How often should a first-aider qualified in First Aid at Work (FAW) or Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) receive retraining?

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If you came across an injury on site, what is the first thing you should do?

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An employee has a fall and is obviously unconscious. What is the FIRST thing you should do?

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A labourer gets an electric shock; looks a bit pale but says they are alright. What should you do?

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Which of the following must an employer consider when making provisions for first aid?

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In an on-site emergency, which of the following must a first-aider NOT do?

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If someone has fallen over and has stopped breathing, what is the first thing you should do?

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If someone has fallen off a ladder and they say their leg is broken, what should you do?

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Your workmate suddenly gets a foreign body in the eye. What should you do?

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A person nearly collapses complaining of stomach pains. What should you do?

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A workmate lifting a big box suddenly shouts “oh, my back” and drops the box. What should you do?

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What should you do immediately if you get a small cut on a finger whilst at work?

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In an emergency situation at work you should do what?

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What does the sound of a siren on-site normally indicate?

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