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The moral or legal obligation of an individual to ensure the safety or wellbeing of others.
Duty of Care
Personal Protective Equipment
Who do employees NOT owe a duty of care towards?
The public and visitors to the workplace
People walking past their place of work
Which of the following is NOT an obligation that an employees must abide by when it comes to duty of care?
Use PPE as provided and in accordance with training
Do not wilfully injure themselves/ others
Follow instructions given for health and safety by their employer
Approach work with reckless abandon with no care for themselves or others
Select ALL of the obligations of an employer with regard to duty of care
Supply first aid kits and first aid officers
Ensure safe systems of work
Provide instructions, information, training and supervision to ensure health and safety.
Make a daily report to WH&S committee
HSO stands for
Health Specialty Official
Health and Safety Officer
Hero Super Officer
Health and Safety Official
The role of a HSO includes (select all that apply)...
Carrying out OH&S inspections
Helping employees with home safety and maintenance
Helping to resolve OH&S issues
Being made aware of OH&S incidents
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) is an example of...
Occupational Hazards Syndrome (OHS)
Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS)
Occupational Topical Trauma (OTT)
Occupational Mild Causation (OMC)
Work involving high exertion, work involving static or awkward working positions, tasks involving short cycle times, poorly organised work stations are all likely to result in..
Employees trying harder
Workplaces lose the greatest amount of time to injuries caused by poor manual handling practices. These injuries occur in which body part(s)?
Which of the following should you ALWAYS do when lifting?
Lift with your legs
Twist when lifting
Try to lift unilaterally (with only one side of the body)
Ensure that your back is straight
PPE stands for...
Priority Personal Equipment
Personal Priority Equipment
Personal Protective Equipment
Protective Personal Equipment
Training regarding personal protective equipment should be provided by...
Training is optional
The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is a record of...
Statistics to do with workplace accidents
Those materials (floors coverings, equipment, etc) that could become dangerous.
The regulations for workplace safety.
All substances classified as hazardous
Which of the following are NOT ways to prevent slips, trips and falls?
Encourage staff to wear appropriate, no slip footwear
Encourage people to move quickly and not take care with movement
Provide adequate storage so that items are not stored in walkways
Make sure floors are well maintained (e.g. free from holes and rips)
Tasks that should be carried out within a gym to maintain a safe work environment include...
Dusting and vacuuming daily
Store hazardous substances in old food/ drink containers to save money
Keeping work areas clean and tidy
Stack/ removing fitness equipment when not in use
Have gym staff maintain electrical equipment
The use of job rotation or machinery is an example of a strategy to reduce workplace injury when...
Lifting individual equipment
Work is repetitive or long in duration
Tasks are easily completed with minimal training
In the case of a fire/ gas leak or other such emergency, premises should be evacuated immediately. Staff should NOT
Listen and follow instructions
Use stairs instead of lifts
Run, push overtake others to get out first
In the event of an emergency, staff should...
Locate the source of the fire
Rush back into the burning building to make sure no one is left behind
When using a fire extinguisher, you should follow the PASS acronym. PASS stands for...
Pull (the pin), aim, sweep, squeeze
Pull (the pin), aim, squeeze, sweep
Pin (the pull) after shooting solid
Pull, aim, squeeze, shoot
The first step in the Issue Resolution Process is...
Health and Safety Representative and Management discuss the issue to seek mutual resolution
Health and Safety Representative issues a provisional
Employee informs Health and Safety Representative or Management Representative
Report to the H&S Committee