Test Quiz ECS Card – Work at Height
by Cătălin Virgil Bălună · Published · Updated
You should have a basic understanding of:
• The importance of using the most suitable access equipment for the task
• Only working from ladders or stepladders when the task is of low risk and short duration
• Safety precautions to be taken when using scaffolds, mobile elevated work platforms, safety
WORK AT HEIGHT
Of the following, which is the poorest method of securing a ladder?
If you have to work at height and it is not possible to erect a scaffold, or use any other type of working platform or mobile elevating work platform, then you should:
Ladders should not be painted because:
How many people should be working on a ladder at one time?
When working above public areas, what should be considered?
Most deaths on site are caused by:
Ladders should be set at a slope of approximately:
A working platform used for construction work, and from which a person could fall 2 metres or more, must not be used unless it has been inspected (and a report is subsequently prepared) by a competent person:
Before being used, a ladder should be inspected:
Under what circumstances do the Work at Height Regulations permit a stepladder to be used on site?
Why should aluminium ladders be kept away from wet lime or cement?
A ladder giving access to a scaffold can generally be safely used, provided that:
When working on fragile roofs:
Ladders should be:
When working on a roof that has fragile, clear-plastic panels, what is the best way of preventing falls through the panels?
The type of accident that kills most construction site workers is:
Half the deaths on construction sites are caused by which one of the following?
Prior to moving a mobile tower scaffold, the platform height should reduced to a maximum of:
What is the ideal angle for a ladder against a wall and floor?
What is the best method of securing a ladder?
What is the minimum height of the top guard-rail of a scaffold above the edge from which someone is liable to fall?
When can you work from a ladder?
You have been asked to operate a cherry-picker (mobile elevated work platform) when it is very windy. What should your FIRST consideration be?
Approximately 70 workers each year die on construction sites, the main cause of this is:
A scaffold tower must be erected by:
The rung of a wooden ladder has started to split, what should you do?
What should you do if your work activity requires you to wear a full body safety harness and one is not available?
On a mobile elevating work platform, what should you attach your safety harness to?
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