Mower Safety & Operation Course Quiz

Answer Key


1 Pre-operation procedures for mowers should focus on: 
    All of the above

2 The following protective gear may be required and is always recommended:
    All of the above

3 Learning by trial and error is the best method to become familiar with your equipment:
    False

4 To help avoid the hazard of objects being thrown from a mower, the operator should:
    Walk the area to be mowed to search and remove objects

5 You should determine the mower's steering responsiveness prior to beginning a job.
    True

6 Clean steps and operator platforms on mowers help prevent slips and falls.
    True

7 Safe mower operations occur when:
    All of the above

8 Accidents could occur from refueling when the engine is running.
    True

9 Protective guards should be removed to help the operator safely shoot debris further and to help protect hands and feet from the blades.
    False

10 A dead man switch is a device that causes electric shock and death.
    False