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Office Safety Quiz

Office Safety Quiz

Does your office have a regular, mandatory office safety quiz? Are you searching for questions to address in the quiz? If you require a fresh quiz or need to update the existing quiz, read the article for information...
Sheetal Mandora
Last Updated: Apr 9, 2018
A company or employer can easily test the employees' knowledge regarding workplace safety. Depending on the type of company / business you are in, the safety guidelines will vary. However, there are a few basic areas where an employee can be subjected to injuries or health risks. What the employer has to figure out is where these risks lie and construct an internal safety quiz for the employees to go through.
The topics can vary but the general concentration will be around electrical safety, fire safety, safety against personal injury, computer safety, etc. So keeping that in mind, the office safety quiz questions need to be framed accordingly. This way, after the employees have finished the quiz, you, the employer can understand which areas of safety need extra attention. On this basis, you can make a checklist which covers as many safety rules and regulations that need to be followed and/or enforced. Having said that, we shall now move on to the quiz at hand.
Quiz Questions for Safety
The quiz is not the only way to work towards a better, safer work environment. You need to hold regular safety meetings and prepare a constructive safety agenda which covers one topic at a time. You can hold weekly or monthly safety meetings and focus on one or two safety topics. Finish the meeting and hold the quiz right after it is finished. And when you get the results, you can then make the necessary improvement and / or changes. Keeping that in mind, here are some sample questions for your quiz that can be included.
1. The employer or the company is responsible for administering and managing workplace safety steps.
  • True
  • False
2. Regardless of the intensity of injury, it is important that the incident is reported to the supervisor immediately.
  • True
  • False
3. No matter how big or small the injury is, you should receive medical attention.
  • True
  • False
4. Near a construction site, an employee can roam around without any safety glasses or gloves, helmet, and shoes on.
  • True
  • False
5. While working with heavy machinery, the employees have to follow the safety guidelines set by the company to ensure that themselves and other employees are safe.
  • True
  • False
6. Following correct safety precautions is known to everyone. There is no need to place any specific tips in the office.
  • True
  • False
7. At your office, the first-aid kit should always be available for emergency purposes.
  • True
  • False
8. The employees need to attend the safety meetings so that they can come up with various safety meeting ideas for future.
  • True
  • False
9. Employers should have fire drills on a regular basis.
  • True
  • False
10. Planning ahead of time to avoid or get through an incident is waste of time. It would be better to just concentrate on one issue at a time.
  • True
  • False
11. The "Wet Floor" sign is a hindrance rather than precaution. Wet floor can be identified easily; without the signs.
  • True
  • False
12. A careless employee can't hurt anyone but himself/herself. No one else should feel threatened near or around him/her.
  • True
  • False
13. We should just go over all the meeting topics on the same day. Spending time on such meetings can lower productivity.
  • True
  • False
14. Storing heavy and light items on the same shelf is acceptable.
  • True
  • False
15. The office lights should be kept as high as possible so that the light from the computers won't bother your eyes.
  • True
  • False
16. Interior and exterior lighting should be well-maintained at all times.
  • True
  • False
17. There is no need to train employees on how to handle and work the fire extinguisher. They can operate them on their own, when needed.
  • True
  • False
18. Cleaning and maintaining the office carpets, drinking fountains, and restrooms should be a regular affair. This should also include disinfecting of the same.
  • True
  • False
19. The steps to lift heavy items in and around the workplace should be taught to each and every employee.
  • True
  • False
20. The cleaning supplies, especially the chemical products can be left in the restroom or in any of the closets around the office.
  • True
  • False
21. There can be several possible threats / warnings / safety issues. Should employees be able to distinguish an "empty warning" from a serious one?
  • True
  • False
22. For every accident that occurs within an organization, it is mandatory to record it in the company's accident book.
  • True
  • False
23. It is mandatory to have all the employees inspect the company vehicles / machines before they are used for any particular assignment.
  • True
  • False
24. Any and all transportation vehicles / machines can be regulated by the ADA, at any given point of time.
  • True
  • False
25. If any specific assignments require the use of ladders, no special training or handling steps should be instructed.
  • True
  • False
As you have read the above quiz questions, you must have an idea of the answers. Also, you can pretty much identify which topics and safety issues you wish to discuss with your employees.
If you are searching for construction safety meeting topics, then click on the link to find the article. According to your company or office's safety rules and regulations, the answers to the above mentioned quiz can be outlined. An employee, regardless of how long or short he/she has been with the company, should know all the rules and regulations, along with the safety guidelines set by their employers.