Test Quiz ECS Card – Personal Protective Equipment at Work

You should have a basic understanding of:
• When PPE should be worn
• Why your employer must provide you with PPE
• Why you must use the PPE provided by the employer
• Why you must take care of PPE supplied for your use
• Why you must report lost or damaged PPE to your immediate superior
• The possible effects of not wearing PPE
• The limitations of PPE

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AT WORK

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When working in dusty conditions, what of the following would give the LEAST level of protection?

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In hot weather which one of the following is correct with regard to safety helmets?

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Which one of the following should you do if your personal protective equipment (PPE) is damaged?

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If personal protective equipment (PPE) is defective, what should you do?

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In normal use, what item of PPE is NOT essential for the operator of a cartridge-operated tool, such as a nail gun?

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Can you opt out of wearing personal protective equipment (PPE)?

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What is the most important item of personal protective equipment (PPE) when working on or near a highway?

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If you are drilling into concrete with a masonry drill, in which one of the following circumstances will you need to wear eye protection?

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When must you wear all personal protective equipment (PPE) provided by your employer?

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When MUST an employer provide their employees with personal protective equipment (PPE)?

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What type of eye protection would you wear when using a cartridge-operated tool, such as a nail gun?

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Which of the following must your safety helmet comply with to meet with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations?

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In which of the following ways should you wear your safety helmet?

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When an employee has been issued with eye protection, what are their duties under the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations?

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When should you wear safety footwear on site?

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With regard to the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), which one of the following statements is true?

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Which of the following statements is TRUE when an employer issues personal protective equipment (PPE)?

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Which one of the following must apply to any hard hat provided?

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When using personal protective equipment (PPE) legally you must do which of the following?

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If it is necessary for an employee to use personal protective equipment, who has a duty to provide it?

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When should a safety helmet be worn on site?

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A colleague has drilled holes in the top of his safety helmet because the weather is hot. Is this:

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Who has a duty to provide PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for use by an employee?

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When would it be appropriate to wear a bump-cap instead of a safety helmet?

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How can you protect your eyesight while working on site?

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When is head protection required to be worn on a construction site to comply with the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations?

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Why should a high visibility vest be worn when working on roads?

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When considering what measures to take to protect people’s health and safety, PPE should always be regarded as:

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