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Why take a material handling quiz

If your teams are handling or moving materials, it’s important that they are aware of the potential dangers and have the proper safety training. From slips, trips and falls to injuries caused by equipment, material handling can be dangerous if proper safety measures aren’t taken. It’s important that your teams are aware of the potential dangers and know how to safely lift and move materials. And if your teams are working with heavy or awkward loads, it’s important to have the proper equipment and training to avoid injury. That’s why we’ve put together this quiz on material handling safety. Your teams can take this quiz on their preferred device, whenever they have a few minutes to spare.

Why take a material handling quiz

Deploy a material handling quiz to your team

With this material handling quiz, you can identify what parts of your organization's material handling plan your team members can't recall and close these knowledge gaps so your team can easily remember them. This knowledge is critical for protecting the health and safety of your team, as it teaches them how to safely move and store material, complete a material risk assessment, and prevent potential injuries. All of these are indispensable skills and give employees the potential to not only safely move material within the workplace but also avoid potential injuries. With this material handling training reinforcement in place, the overall safety of your business and the entire workplace 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 material handling quizzes, your team will be more confident with any material-related incident or emergency. Plus, you’ll also get access to your team’s results ​​so you can better 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 material handling 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 team can access this material handling 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 material handling quiz

Question 1

Asbestos fibres are invisible to the human eye and can easily be released into the air breathed in and permanently lodged in the lungs

Question 3

Not all masks provide the same level of protection from asbestos

Question 5

During decontamination each item you take of should be individually double bagged sealed it with duct tape and labelled as asbestos waste

Question 7

Foreign materials are any harmful materials or objects detected in food They may be naturally occurring or introduced

Question 9

Arrange the steps in hazardous waste identification process

Question 11

Quartz is the most common form of crystalline silica and the other two forms are cristobalite and tridymite

Question 2

Disturbing asbestos containing material can release fibres into the air that when inhaled can cause health issues

Question 4

In which order should you wear PPE

Question 6

Friable asbestos that crumbles easily by hand pressure when dry must be removed by a licensed asbestos removal contractor

Question 8

Why do you think food safety laws have provisions for foreign objects

Question 10

Polymers are not as toxic as the chemicals it is made up which is called monomers

Question 12

Select the three important words that you should remember to protect you against exposure

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