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Check your knowledge with a electrical safety quiz

Do you think you've got more electrical safety knowledge than most? Try our free quiz

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Why take a electrical safety quiz

Electricity is an essential part of our lives, but it can also be dangerous if not handled properly. That’s why it’s important for your employees to be aware of the dangers of electricity and how to stay safe around electrical equipment. In the United States, there are an average of 300 reported electrical fatalities each year. Shock and electrocution are the leading causes of electrical fatalities, and many of these fatalities could be prevented by taking simple safety precautions. That’s why we’ve put together this electrical safety quiz to ensure that your employees are up-to-date on the latest safety practices. This quiz can be taken on any device, at any time, and will only take a few minutes to complete. quiz will test your workers’ knowledge of electrical safety, from how to identify hazardous equipment to what to do in the event of an electrical emergency.

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Deploy a electrical safety quiz to your team

With this electrical safety quiz, you can identify what parts of your organization’s electrical safety plan your team members can’t recall and close these knowledge gaps so your team can stay safe when working with electrical equipment. This knowledge is critical for protecting the health and safety of your team, as it teaches them how to recognize hazards, complete an electrical risk assessment, prevent electrical fires, and know how to respond in the case of an emergency. All of these are indispensable skills and give employees the potential to not only completely eliminate electrical risks in the workplace but also keep it from spreading if an electrical fire were to occur. With this electrical safety reinforcement in place, the overall safety of your business and the entire building can be much greater. Not only can reinforcing this essential training save lives, it also helps ensure that your organization is compliant with government regulations. With regular electrical safety quizzes, your team will be more confident with any electrical-related incident or emergency. Plus, you’ll also get access to your team’s results ​​so you can understand individual workers’ knowledge gaps, as well as overall performance once the quiz is complete. For teams that require more regular refresher training, you’ll also have the option to deliver the electrical safety quiz to your teams in bite-sized chunks, at regular intervals. This allows your team to reinforce their knowledge at their own pace, making them more likely to recall what they learned sooner than if they were to have completed a one-off training program. And the best part is that your teams can access this electrical safety quiz on their preferred device whenever they have 5 minutes to spare – whether that’s on their commute, in between tasks, or before they finish up for the day.

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Example questions from our electrical safety quiz

Question 1

Test all circuits and conductors have been deenergised before touching or starting work on it

Question 3

Inspection and testing of electrical equipment must be carried out by a licensed or registered person

Question 5

What should you do if you suspect a piece of electrical equipment is no longer safe to use

Question 7

Who should be allowed to work with live wires

Question 9


Question 2

An RCD will promptly cut off power in threatening situations involving electrical faults such as accidentally touching a live wire

Question 4

Which of these people are allowed to carry out an inspection and testing of electrical equipment

Question 6

Working inside a boiler or splitting wire requires energy to be shut off beforehand

Question 8

Why must everything be grounded

Question 10

Reorder these first aid steps

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