Signs of safety - quiz answers05 December 2018

Health and safety signs are common throughout many sectors. The December magazine issue of Operations Engineer tasked readers with identifying some of these different signs through a health and safety quiz. Below are the answers.

1) What colour are the following signs?
Prohibition signs = Red
Emergency escape/first-aid signs = Green
Warning signs = Yellow Amber
Mandatory signs = Blue

2) What do the following signs mean?
A) No access for unauthorised persons

B) Warning – Radioactive material

C) Safety harness must be worn

D) Danger – overhead crane

E) Eyewash

F) Do not touch

G) Face protection must be worn

H) Warning - Drop

I) Warning – Low temperature

J) No access for industrial vehicles

K) General mandatory sign

L) Danger – Electricity

M) Emergency telephone for escape or first aid

N) Warning – Strong magnetic field

O) Safety gloves must be worn

P) Warning – Explosive material

Q) Do no extinguish with water

R) Warning – slip hazard

S) No dogs

T) Evacuation assembly point

3) Which of the following means ‘pedestrians must use this route’?
A) Warning – obstacles
B) Pedestrians must use this route
C) Escape route
D) No access for pedestrians

4) Which of the following warns about laser beams?
A) Biological risk
B) Non-ionising radiation
C) Laser beam
D) Toxic material

Adam Offord

This material is protected by MA Business copyright
See Terms and Conditions.
One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not.
For multiple copies contact the sales team.