Test Quiz ECS Card – Health and Hygiene
by Cătălin Virgil Bălună · Published · Updated
You should have a basic understanding of:
• The dangers of exposure to substances, such as asbestos
• The importance of good personal hygiene when working with hazardous substances
• How to reduce the risks of diseases carried by vermin
• The welfare facilities required to be provided on construction sites.
• How to reduce the risks from hand-arm vibration and noise at work
HEALTH and HYGIENE
While working you discover material you think could be asbestos. What should you do?
At or above what level of daily personal noise exposure does an employer have to provide hearing protection if it is requested by an employee?
Hearing protection should be worn:
Why is personal hygiene so important?
The number of toilets provided on site depends on:
Can you tell by the smell of a product whether it is likely to cause harm?
What should you do if the toilets on your site are continually dirty?
If your hands are very dirty, what should you use to get them clean?
The effects of damage to your hearing by long-term exposure to high noise levels:
What must your employer do if the daily personal noise exposure is at or exceeds 85 db(A)?
What are the lower and upper action values with regard to daily personal noise exposure, as defined in the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005?
Which of the following statements about asbestos is TRUE?
The extended use of powered hand-held tools and equipment may lead to which medical condition?
If you have been handling lead, how is it most likely to get into your blood stream?
Which of the following does NOT cause skin problems?
You are most likely to catch Weil’s disease (Leptospirosis) if you:
Which of the following is one of the recommended means of protecting your hearing?
Which of the following would not reduce the risks from hand-arm vibration when using a hammeraction tool?
Wearing suitable hearing protection:
Excessive sunlight on bare skin can cause which serious health problem?
Which of the following animals can carry Weil’s disease?
The presence of rats on site creates a risk of catching Weil’s disease. What is the EASIEST PRACTICAL MEASURE that you can take to discourage the presence of rats?
Which of the following is not required to be provided under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations?
Asbestos is suspected in the workplace, during renovation do you:
Exposure to asbestos fibres may cause which one of the following?
When an assessment of hazardous substances has been carried out under the COSHH Regulations, the risks and control measures should be explained to:
How would you recognise a hazardous substance?
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