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Preventing Accidents on the Job

Answer as many questions as you can about safety on the job. If you don't know the answer to a particular question, skip it and go on to the next one.

1. What is the danger of leaning too far back in a chair?

2. How can an open desk or file drawers be a hazard?

3. What kind of shoes should people wear at a construction site?

4. Why should clothes fit snugly when people work with machinery?

5. When lifting heavy objects from the floor it is important to remember to

6. Name a job where it would be important to use safety goggles.

7. Why shouldn't people have wet hands when they work with electricity?

8. What do people have to be careful about when they mop the floor?

9. What's wrong with wearing rings or bracelets when working with electricity?

10. What could happen if restaurant workers didn't wash their hands after going to the bathroom?

11. Why should people take a day off work when the are sick?

12. Why shouldn't people smoke when they pump gas?

13. Why would someone showing off be a possible work hazard?

14. If you don't know how to perform your job correctly why would that make you a possible hazard to your co-workers?

15. What would be the danger when placing frozen food into a deep fat fryer?

16. (Write out your own safety related question here)

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