CITB Managers and Professionals Test

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A Every 12 months
B Every 18 months
C Every 24 months
D Every 6 months
Correct Answer: D Every 6 months
A A flashing light placed on top of the sign
B Signs must be duplicated on both sides of the road
C Signs must be larger
D Signs must be placed higher
Correct Answer: B Signs must be duplicated on both sides of the road
A In the Pink Book
B In the Traffic Signs Manual (Chapter 8)
C In the Works Order
D In the new Code of Practice (Red Book)
E On the back of the sign
Correct Answer: B In the Traffic Signs Manual (Chapter 8), D In the new Code of Practice (Red Book)
A Ask your workmate to give you a hand
B Lift them off manually using the correct technique
C Push them off the back
D Use mechanical means, such as a machine fitted with a grab
Correct Answer: D Use mechanical means, such as a machine fitted with a grab
A When a roll-over cage is not fitted
B When the ground is uneven and sloping
C When the operator is clipped to an anchorage point in the basket
D When weather protection is not fitted
Correct Answer: B When the ground is uneven and sloping
A A keep left or right arrow
B A road narrows (left or right) sign
C A roadworks ahead sign
D A specific task warning sign (for example, gully cleaning)
Correct Answer: A A keep left or right arrow
A To ensure adequate welfare facilities are provided
B To ensure that relevant pre-construction information is included in the construction phase plan
C To monitor health and safety standards
D To plan, manage, monitor and co-ordinate the pre-construction phase
Correct Answer: D To plan, manage, monitor and co-ordinate the pre-construction phase
A Information for the purpose of bringing a legal proceeding concerning health, safety and welfare
B Information relating specifically to an individual's health
C Information relating to workers' health, safety and welfare
D Information which would be against the interests of national security concerning health, safety and welfare
Correct Answer: C Information relating to workers' health, safety and welfare
A A competent person to supervise the work
B A quantity surveyor to price the extras
C A safety officer to check on health and safety compliance
D A sub-contractor to strip out the buildings
Correct Answer: A A competent person to supervise the work
A Avoid moving materials when nearby residents are at home
B Damping down the materials with water
C Have a supply of face masks suitable for nuisance dust
D Regularly move or mix materials between stockpiles
E Seed the stockpile
Correct Answer: B Damping down the materials with water, E Seed the stockpile
A Decanting from jerry cans using a funnel
B Gravity feed from a bulk storage tank
C Pumped system with a nozzle fitted with an auto cut-off device
D Siphon the fuel by mouth
Correct Answer: C Pumped system with a nozzle fitted with an auto cut-off device
A A combination of solar power and mains power
B A diesel powered generator
C A gas powered generator
D Mains electricity
Correct Answer: A A combination of solar power and mains power
A On waste sent for energy recovery
B On waste that is landfilled
C On waste that is recycled
D On waste that is reused
Correct Answer: B On waste that is landfilled
A Evaluate the risk of pollution entering existing drains and water courses during the works
B Inspect existing gullies, silt traps and oil separators
C Locate and identify water courses, surface water and foul water drains
D Seal up all drains and gullies on site
Correct Answer: D Seal up all drains and gullies on site
A Contaminated soils
B Disturbing protected species
C Dust
D Pumping out of silty water
E Work at height
Correct Answer: A Contaminated soils, C Dust, D Pumping out of silty water
A Excavator bucket with no teeth
B Gas detector
C Insulated shovel or spade
D Signal generator (genny)
Correct Answer: D Signal generator (genny)
A To ensure it is transplanted to a part of the site where it will not be disturbed in the future
B To inform the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) of its presence
C To leave it undisturbed as it is protected by law
D To prevent the spread of the plant in the wild
Correct Answer: D To prevent the spread of the plant in the wild
A A designated anchorage point inside the platform
B A scaffold guard-rail
C A secure point on the boom of the machine
D A strong part of the structure that they are working on
Correct Answer: A A designated anchorage point inside the platform
A 1,050 mm
B 750 mm
C 850 mm
D 950 mm
Correct Answer: D 950 mm
A A worker of the hire company
B Advanced scaffolders
C Someone who has the instruction book
D Someone who is trained, competent and authorised
Correct Answer: D Someone who is trained, competent and authorised
A Noise levels may increase above safe levels as they echo off the wall
B The crane's diesel exhaust fumes could build up near the wall and become a hazard to you
C You could be crushed if you walk between the crane and the wall
D You may put the crane driver off if they suddenly see you
Correct Answer: C You could be crushed if you walk between the crane and the wall
A Most lorries are not fitted with mirrors
B The driver is unlikely to know you are there
C The driver may think you are the signaller
D You could be overcome by exhaust fumes
Correct Answer: B The driver is unlikely to know you are there
A A wide site road with a good quality surface
B All vehicles must switch on their flashing amber beacon
C Hi-vis vests being worn when pedestrians walk up the site road
D Separate access gates and routes for pedestrians and vehicles
Correct Answer: D Separate access gates and routes for pedestrians and vehicles
A A vehicle marshaller should reverse all vehicles, especially on and off site
B All vehicles should be fitted with CCTV to help them reverse
C Setting a speed limit on site
D Vehicles fitted with reversing bleepers
Correct Answer: A A vehicle marshaller should reverse all vehicles, especially on and off site
A Ask someone wearing a similar harness to show you what to do
B Nothing, they should work it out by themselves
C Read the instruction book and follow the advice that it contains
D Their employer must provide them with information, competent advice and training
Correct Answer: D Their employer must provide them with information, competent advice and training
Correct Answer: C Red
A To maintain the live supply to the electrical circuit
B To prevent any chance of blowing a fuse
C To prevent any chance of corrosion to the pipework
D To provide a continuous earth for the pipework installation
Correct Answer: D To provide a continuous earth for the pipework installation
A Run the tool at top speed to see if it cuts out
B Press the test button on the RCD unit
C Switch the tool on and off
D Use a handheld RCD test meter
Correct Answer: B Press the test button on the RCD unit
A Mandatory signs - meaning you must do something
B Prohibition signs - meaning you must not do something
C Safe condition signs - giving you information
D Warning signs - alerting you of hazards or danger
Correct Answer: D Warning signs - alerting you of hazards or danger
A Against the hoarding, furthest away from the site offices
B In a secure compound in the open air
C In the site storage container
D Stored in the back of the contractor's vehicle
Correct Answer: B In a secure compound in the open air
A Dispose of damaged safety helmets here
B Only white safety helmets allowed in this area
C Remove safety helmets in this area
D Safety helmets must be worn
Correct Answer: D Safety helmets must be worn
A Blue and white
B Green and white
C Red and white
D Red and yellow
Correct Answer: B Green and white
A By the shape of the container
B By warning symbols on the container or packaging label
C It will always be in a black container
D It will always be in a cardboard box
Correct Answer: B By warning symbols on the container or packaging label
A Ensure that it remains undisturbed and report it
B Move it to somewhere safe
C Put it in a bin to get rid of it
D Smell the chemical to see what it is
Correct Answer: A Ensure that it remains undisturbed and report it
A Follow the requirements of their employer's safe systems of work
B Lift any size of load they feel comfortable with
C Make a list of all the heavy things they have to carry
D Only exceed the weights identified in the risk assessment if they know they are capable of lifting them
Correct Answer: A Follow the requirements of their employer's safe systems of work
A After the completion of licensed asbestos work
B After the completion of non-licensed asbestos work
C After the completion of notifiable non-licensed work
D Always, following the removal of any asbestos
Correct Answer: A After the completion of licensed asbestos work
A In company vehicles
B In the immediate work area, ready for use the next day
C Inside the building in a locked cupboard
D Outside in a special secure storage compound
Correct Answer: D Outside in a special secure storage compound
A Battery-powered screwdriver
B Hammer and chisel
C Hammer drill
D Handsaw
Correct Answer: C Hammer drill
A Cotton wool pads over your ears
B Ear defenders
C Earplugs
D Rolled tissue paper
E Soft cloth pads over your ears
Correct Answer: B Ear defenders, C Earplugs
A Occupational asthma
B Occupational dermatitis
C Skin cancer
D Weil's disease (leptospirosis)
Correct Answer: A Occupational asthma
A That their voices cannot be heard when wearing the mask
B That they are clean shaven
C That they have no more than one week's stubble growth
D That they have no more than two days' stubble growth
Correct Answer: B That they are clean shaven
A During normal daylight hours only
B Only if you are inspecting deep excavations or tunnels
C Only if you are working alongside moving plant
D When the need is identified in the contractor's or your employer's site rules
Correct Answer: D When the need is identified in the contractor's or your employer's site rules
A If it is in the contract
B If it is needed to provide protection
C If workers pay for it
D Twice a year
Correct Answer: B If it is needed to provide protection
A The cost of first-aid equipment
B The difficulty in finding time to purchase the necessary equipment
C The hazards, risks and nature of the work carried out
D The number of people expected to be on site at any time
E The space in the site office to store the necessary equipment
Correct Answer: C The hazards, risks and nature of the work carried out, D The number of people expected to be on site at any time
A A book on first aid
B A suitably stocked first-aid kit
C The first-aid box from the office
D The telephone number for the local HSE office
Correct Answer: B A suitably stocked first-aid kit
A Bandages
B Plasters
C Safety pins
D Tablets or medicines
Correct Answer: D Tablets or medicines
A Acne
B Dermatitis
C Rickets
D Skin cancer
Correct Answer: D Skin cancer
Correct Answer: C Skin disease
A The work currently in progress can be completed, but no new work can be started
B The work that is subject to the notice must stop
C Work can continue if extra safety precautions are taken
D Work can continue, as long as a risk assessment is carried out
Correct Answer: B The work that is subject to the notice must stop
A Access for heavy vehicles
B Access for the emergency services
C Off road parking for cars and vans
D Site security
Correct Answer: B Access for the emergency services