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
Ladders should be:
When working on fragile roofs:
Prior to moving a mobile tower scaffold, the platform height should reduced to a maximum of:
What is the minimum height of the top guard-rail of a scaffold above the edge from which someone is liable to fall?
Before being used, a ladder should be inspected:
What is the best method of securing a ladder?
On a mobile elevating work platform, what should you attach your safety harness to?
Of the following, which is the poorest method of securing a ladder?
Half the deaths on construction sites are caused by which one of the following?
Ladders should be set at a slope of approximately:
A ladder giving access to a scaffold can generally be safely used, provided that:
How many people should be working on a ladder at one time?
A scaffold tower must be erected by:
Approximately 70 workers each year die on construction sites, the main cause of this is:
Ladders should not be painted because:
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:
When working above public areas, what should be considered?
Under what circumstances do the Work at Height Regulations permit a stepladder to be used on site?
You have been asked to operate a cherry-picker (mobile elevated work platform) when it is very windy. What should your FIRST consideration be?
The rung of a wooden ladder has started to split, what should you do?
When can you work from a ladder?
Why should aluminium ladders be kept away from wet lime or cement?
What is the ideal angle for a ladder against a wall and floor?
Most deaths on site are caused by:
When working on a roof that has fragile, clear-plastic panels, what is the best way of preventing falls through the panels?
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:
The type of accident that kills most construction site workers is:
What should you do if your work activity requires you to wear a full body safety harness and one is not available?
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