PPE Quiz


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1 Which of the following is NOT a potential hazard to your eyes?
    Toxic gases, vapors and liquids
    Dust, powders, fumes and mists
    Molten metals
    Light from reading lamps

2 When using an eyewash station, you should:
    Close your eyes and wash your face first.
    Rub your eyes
    Hold both eyes open with your fingers and look into the stream of water
    Drink plenty of water

3 The PPE standard requires that employers must establish and administer an effective PPE program for employees and that employees be trained in the proper use of PPE.
    True
    False

4 Which of the following is NOT one of your responsibilities as an employee?
    Maintaining records of the workplace assessment and of your training
    Learning to use your PPE
    Following all warnings and precautions
    Reporting any and all unsafe conditions to your supervisor or safety manager
    None of the above

5 You should wear hearing protection devices whenever you are exposed to noise that is 85 decibels or greater for an 8-hour period of time.
    True
    False

6 You should always use metal mesh gloves when working around electrical sources.
    True
    False

7 Which of the following is NOT an advantage of wearing earmuffs?
    Easy for your employer to supervise the wearing of this device
    One size fits all
    Small & lightweight
    Fits better for longer periods of time

8 If you work in a wet, slippery area, you should wear PVC or rubber footwear.
    True
    False

9 You can always substitute barrier creams for wearing gloves.
    True
    False

10 Regular glasses provide the same protection as safety glasses.
    True
    False

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