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Questionnaire 'Ringley Height Regulations'

Question : The HSC/HSE aim for what % of reduction in death & major injuries by 2010
Answer(s) :
correct 25%
correct 7%
correct 10%
correct 20%

Question : Two thirds of all major injuries are caused by falls:
Answer(s) :
correct above 2 metres
correct below 2 metres
correct above 5 metres
correct above 7.5 metres

Question : The current height regulations came into force:
Answer(s) :
correct on 6 April 2005
correct on 15 Sept 2005
correct on 6 April 2003
correct on 15 Sept 2004

Question : Choose one of the following statements:
Answer(s) :
correct There is no transistion period proposed
correct There is a transistional period proposed
correct The regulations are optional
correct The regulations are a waste of time

Question : The WaH Regulations
Answer(s) :
correct do not include work at or below geound level
correct includes any work but only if over 2 metres
correct includes work at or below ground level
correct included work from ground level upwards

Question : The WaH Regulations
Answer(s) :
correct includes stairways, slips or trips on the level
correct does not include stairways, slips or trips on the level
correct includes falling over on uneven pavements
correct includes falling off a ladder

Question : What is work at Height
Answer(s) :
correct Work in any place from which a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury
correct Only work over 5 metres above ground level if you think a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury
correct Only work over 10 metres above ground level if you think a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury
correct Only work over 3 metres above ground level if you think a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury

Question : Sectors that are covered by WaH include
Answer(s) :
correct all industries, but not those paid to lead or train climbing or caving
correct Construction & Maintenance industries only
correct All industries including those paid to lead or train climbing or caving.
correct Cleaning & window cleaning sectors only

Question : What do the initials APM stand for
Answer(s) :
correct Avoid Previous Mistakes
correct Accident Prevention Minimized
correct Avoid, Prevent, Minimise
correct Avoid Painfull Mistakes

Question : The Duty Holders of WaH are:
Answer(s) :
correct All individuals on site
correct employers, self employed and those in control of people at work
correct All persons in control of animals
correct Employers but not self employed

Question : Work at Height should be:
Answer(s) :
correct Planned, Supervised & carried out in severe weather conditions to test H&S principles
correct Planned, Supervised and not carried out if weather conditions jeopardise H&S
correct Supervised, Planned and carried out whatever the weather conditions
correct Pproperly, Scrutinised and carried out

Question : A Risk Assessment is:
Answer(s) :
correct Regulation 3 of the Management of H&S at Work Regs
correct Regulation 2 of H&S at work Regs
correct Not necessary
correct Regulation 5 of the Management of H&S at Work Regs

Question : To prevent falls in the workplace
Answer(s) :
correct all necessary equipment should be selected
correct the minimum of equipment should be selected
correct steps should be phased out
correct stairs should be painted red

Question : Choose one of the following sentences regarding work equipment
Answer(s) :
correct Personal protection before collective protection
correct Collective protection before Personal Protection
correct Personal protection before collective protection
correct Personal protection before collective protection

Question : Mark any box that would not help to prevent falls
Answer(s) :
correct Use an existing place of access
correct If you don't have to go up there don't
correct Use suitable way of working
correct select suitable equipment

Question : Choose one of the following sentences regarding work equipment
Answer(s) :
correct selectguardrails / working platforms before work restraint
correct select personal fall prevention before guardrails / working platforms
correct
correct

Question : Choose one of the following sentences regarding work equipment
Answer(s) :
correct select personal fall arrest before nets/airbags
correct select nets/airbags before personal fall arrest
correct select nets/airbags before personal fall arrest
correct select nets/airbags before personal fall arrest

Question : Which of the following Statements are correct:
Answer(s) :
correct Ladder useage must be recorded in risk assessment
correct Ladder useage does not have to be recorded in risk assessment
correct Scaffolding useage does not have to be recorded in risk assessment
correct Scaffolding must be recorded in risk assessment

Question : Should persons at work advise employer of hazards / risks to H & S
Answer(s) :
correct Yes
correct No
correct Not if they don't want to
correct No every man for themselves

Question : In 2003 / 04 how many fatal accidents in Working at Height were recorded
Answer(s) :
correct 160
correct 87
correct 67
correct 27