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Question 1 When moving a heavy load using slings and pulleys, what should you be using to prevent the load swinging out of control?

When moving a heavy load using slings and pulleys, what should you be using to prevent

A metal chain cling. A control rope. A counter balance. A pulley block.

A metal chain cling. A control rope. A counter balance. A pulley block.
A metal chain cling. A control rope. A counter balance. A pulley block.

Question 2 In some cases an alternative to lifting a load may be to?

Question 2 In some cases an alternative to lifting a load may be to?

There is no alternative. Walk it. Push or slide it. Roll it top over base.

There is no alternative. Walk it. Push or slide it. Roll it top over base.
There is no alternative. Walk it. Push or slide it. Roll it top over base.

Question 3 When fitting a load, which of the following is a potential risk presented by the load itself?

Question 3 When fitting a load, which of the following is a potential risk presented by

Uneven weight distribution. The load is in a labelled box. Lack of appropriate lifting gear for the load in question. Environmental impact.

The load is in a labelled box. Lack of appropriate lifting gear for the load in
The load is in a labelled box. Lack of appropriate lifting gear for the load in

Question 4 Which of the following would be the most suitable to assist on lifting a load onto the shoulders?

Pallet truck.

Lever.

Lifting platform.

Sack barrow.

Question 5 When using slings and pulleys to move heavy loads, care must be taken not to exceed the SWL, what do the letters SWL stand for?

using slings and pulleys to move heavy loads, care must be taken not to exceed the

Standard Working Load. Steel Wire Lift. Safe Working Load. Statutory Working Load

Standard Working Load. Steel Wire Lift. Safe Working Load. Statutory Working Load
Standard Working Load. Steel Wire Lift. Safe Working Load. Statutory Working Load

Question 6 What effort is required to lift a load of 80 kg using a 4 wheel pulley system?

10 kg

20 Kg

60 kg

40 kg

Question 7 When manually lifting a load, the spine should be?

Question 7 When manually lifting a load, the spine should be?

Arched upwards. Kept naturally upright. Held straight. Allowed to curve naturally as the strain is taken.

Arched upwards. Kept naturally upright. Held straight. Allowed to curve naturally as the strain is taken.
Arched upwards. Kept naturally upright. Held straight. Allowed to curve naturally as the strain is taken.

Question 8 A wheel stand may be used for? Lifting a heavy crate. Moving a heavy load to a new location without the need for lowering and raising it. Raising a bulky load. Steadying an uneven load.

Question 9 What is the correct approach for manually lifting a load from the ground?

Question 9 What is the correct approach for manually lifting a load from the ground?

Straight back and legs. Arched back and straight arms. Bent legs and upright back. Straight legs and arms.

Straight back and legs. Arched back and straight arms. Bent legs and upright back. Straight legs
Straight back and legs. Arched back and straight arms. Bent legs and upright back. Straight legs

Question 10 Which of the following is an accurate method for evaluating lifting requirements of a load?

Question 10 Which of the following is an accurate method for evaluating lifting requirements of a

Ask your supervisor. Check the details of the item on the site inventory. Visual assessment and examination of any identification labels. Try to lift it and ask for help if you cannot move it alone.

assessment and examination of any identification labels. Try to lift it and ask for help if
assessment and examination of any identification labels. Try to lift it and ask for help if

Question 11 What mechanical advantage is gained from using a single wheel pulley?

None.

10:1

5:1

2:1

Question 12 Why does your working environment need to be considered when moving loads? There may be conditions which affect your ability to safely lift and move a load. You may have the environmental impact of dropping a load. You should focus only on the load you are lifting and not worry about the environment around you. You may have to consider the environmental impact of moving a load.

Question 13 The health, safety and welfare of yourself and others around you are

Question 13 The health, safety and welfare of yourself and others around you are

Your supervisors responsibility Your responsibility The governments responsibility The customers responsibility

Your supervisors responsibility Your responsibility The governments responsibility The customers responsibility
Your supervisors responsibility Your responsibility The governments responsibility The customers responsibility

Question 14 You are allowed to lift and carry loads without mechanical assistance as long as they are safe to handle and are less than

25kg

15 kg

20 kg

30 kg

Question 15 Before carrying out any work you should

Question 15 Before carrying out any work you should

Obtain permission from your supervisor Ask someone to help you wear a hard hat Carry out a risk assessment

Obtain permission from your supervisor Ask someone to help you wear a hard hat Carry out
Obtain permission from your supervisor Ask someone to help you wear a hard hat Carry out

Question 16 It is generally accepted that loads over what weight require mechanical assistance?

20 kg

15kg

30kg

25kg

Question 17 What mechanical advantage is gained when using a pulley with two wheels?

Question 17 What mechanical advantage is gained when using a pulley with two wheels?

Half the effort is required to move a load. None. A quarter of the effort is required to move the load. One tenth of the effort is required to move the load.

a load. None. A quarter of the effort is required to move the load. One tenth
a load. None. A quarter of the effort is required to move the load. One tenth

Question 18 When using the slings and pullies, special consideration must be given to?

Question 18 When using the slings and pullies, special consideration must be given to?

The packaging of the load. The protection of the load. The dimensions of the load. The centre of gravity of the load being moved.

of the load. The protection of the load. The dimensions of the load. The centre of
of the load. The protection of the load. The dimensions of the load. The centre of

Question 19 You have been asked to move several lengths of metal trunking. You are wearing heavy leather gloves to protect your hands from sharp edges, however these have caused you to drop the trunking on several occasions, what should you do? Finish the task and then report the problem to your supervisor. Immediately report this to your supervisor so more suitable protective gloves can be provided. Request suitable mechanical lifting gear. Immediately cease work.

Question 20 It is a legal requirement to use appropriate lifting equipment when? Your task requires it, your employer has provided the appropriate equipment, and you have been trained to use it. Whenever the equipment is available. Your task requires it. You have been supplied with appropriate equipment.

ANSWERS!!!!!!!!

Question 1 When moving a heavy load using slings and pulleys, what should you be using to prevent the load swinging out of control?

Correct Answer:

A control rope.

Question 2

In some cases an alternative to lifting a load may be to?

Correct Answer:

Push or slide it.

Question 3

When fitting a load, which of the following is a potential risk presented by the load itself?

Correct Answer:

Uneven weight distribution.

Question 4

Which of the following would be the most suitable to assist on lifting a load onto the shoulders?

Correct Answer:

Lifting platform.

Question 5

When using slings and pulleys to move heavy loads, care must be taken not to exceed the SWL, what do the letters SWL stand for?

Correct Answer:

Safe Working Load.

Question 6

What effort is required to lift a load of 80 kg using a 4 wheel pulley system?

Correct Answer:

20 Kg

Question 7

When manually lifting a load, the spine should be?

Correct Answer:

Kept naturally upright.

Question 8

A wheel stand may be used for?

Correct Answer:

Moving a heavy load to a new location without the need for lowering and raising it.

Question 9

What is the correct approach for manually lifting a load from the ground?

Correct Answer:

Bent legs and upright back.

Question 10

Which of the following is an accurate method for evaluating lifting requirements of a load?

Correct Answer:

Visual assessment and examination of any identification labels.

Question 11

What mechanical advantage is gained from using a single wheel pulley?

Correct Answer:

None.

Question 12

Why does your working environment need to be considered when moving loads?

Correct Answer:

There may be conditions which affect your ability to safely lift and move a load.

Question 13

The health, safety and welfare of yourself and others around you are

Correct Answer:

Your responsibility

Question 14

You are allowed to lift and carry loads without mechanical assistance as long as they are safe to handle and are less than

Correct Answer:

20 kg

Question 15 Before carrying out any work you should

Correct Answer:

Carry out a risk assessment

Question 16 It is generally accepted that loads over what weight require mechanical assistance?

Correct Answer:

20 kg

Question 17 What mechanical advantage is gained when using a pulley with two wheels?

Correct Answer:

Half the effort is required to move a load.

Question 18 When using the slings and pullies, special consideration must be given to?

Correct Answer:

The centre of gravity of the load being moved.

Question 19 You have been asked to move several lengths of metal trunking. You are wearing heavy leather gloves to protect your hands from sharp edges, however these have caused you to drop the trunking on several occasions, what should you do?

Correct Answer:

Immediately report this to your supervisor so more suitable protective gloves can be

provided.

Question 20 It is a legal requirement to use appropriate lifting equipment when?

Correct Answer:

been trained to use it.

Your task requires it, your employer has provided the appropriate equipment, and you have