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1 LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT DIVISION OF ADULT AND CAREER EDUCATION SAFETY TEST FOR ELECTRICIAN PROGRAM Service Area: Industry Sector: Energy, Environment & Utilities Class Teacher (Please Print) Your Name (Last) (First) Date Address Phone ( ) Age: Date of Birth: In Case of Accident, Notify Name: Address: Phone: Date Enrolled: Insurance Provider: (optional) To the Student: These instructions are an important part of training in the Electrician program. All members of the class must observe safety rules and precautions. Habits of carelessness or of failure to follow these rules are sufficient cause for dismissal from the class. All students are required to learn these safety rules as part of the Electrician program. Additional specific safety instructions are taught in the classroom in connection with the various operations of machines and other workplace equipment. All students will be required to pass this safety examination with 100% accuracy and to sign the back page of this examination indicating that you have received these instructions. This test must be on file in the school records for 5 years. Page 1 THINK SAFETY /REPORT ALL INCIDENTS TO YOUR INSTRUCTOR Revised 6/2015

2 Directions: Complete the following statements by writing the appropriate word or words in the blank spaces in the right margin only. THINK SAFETY /TRUE OR FALSE 1. You are permitted to work on any equipment or machinery at any time without instructor present. 2. If in doubt about any machine, check with the instructor. 3. One person should carry long pieces of material carefully. 4. Aisles and working areas must be kept clear of debris. 5. Pass sharp-edged tools blade first to another student. 6. Two hardened surfaces should not be struck together. 7. Tools with tangs should not be without handles. 8. Sharp hand tools should be carried in your pocket. 9. Fuses must be pulled with power on. 10. Safety interlock switches should never be by-passed. 11. Cords should not be used that have defective plugs or worn insulation. 12. Entering an isolation transformer cage is allowed. 13. Battery solution burns skin and clothing because it contains acid. 14. Keep all tools off the tops of batteries. 15. Always connect or disconnect a battery while a charger is on. 16. Do not operate the drill with moist hands. 17. When tightening the drill chuck, make certain the drill is not accidently turned on. Page 2 THINK SAFETY /REPORT ALL INCIDENTS TO YOUR INSTRUCTOR Revised 6/2015

3 18. When using heavy drills, brace the body well and hold the drill with both hands. 19. To prevent work from being torn from your grasp, work should be securely clamped to the table or held in a vise. 20. When the drill begins to break through the work, you should increase the pressure. 21. An improperly ground drill can throw the work. 22. Chips should be removed from the drill press table by hand. 23. The tool rest must not be set close to the grinding wheel. 24. Pass a soldering iron directly to another student. 25. Determine heated readiness of soldering copper by testing it with solder. 26. When testing batteries, keep your face at a safe distance. 27. Use liquid fluxes generously to avoid spattering. 28. Do not inhale fumes of fluxes or cleaners. Directions: Choose the best answer from the (a), (b), (c), or (d) choices to complete each statement. Write the letter of your choice on the line provided in the right margin. 29. A fall protection system must be in place for all work done at heights in excess of: a. 4 feet b. 6 feet c. 8 feet d. 10 feet 30. OSHA rules for Personal Protection and Life Saving Equipment are found in OSHA part 1926 Subpart: a. A b. E c. M d. Q 31. Electrical currents as low as ma can paralyze muscles and cause a worker to fall when working at heights. a. 10 ma Page 3 THINK SAFETY /REPORT ALL INCIDENTS TO YOUR INSTRUCTOR Revised 6/2015

4 b. 30 ma c. 50 ma d. 75 ma 32. Electrical currents as low as ma ac can cause a rapid irregular heartbeat and lead to death in a few minutes. a. 10 ma b. 30 ma c. 50 ma d. 75 ma 33. Lockout and tagging is used to: a. Prevent unknowing individuals from energizing electrical circuits while they are being serviced or maintained. b. Disable a PV system from being interconnected to the utility grid until inspections have been passed. c. Identify and isolate defective components in an electrical system until service can be performed. d. Identify hazards that must be removed prior to energizing equipment. 34. OSHA requires that fall protection be used for walkways and ramps, holes and excavations, roofs, and wall openings. Where a worker can fall feet or more. a. 4 b. 6 c. 8 d Guardrails used to protect open-sided floors and platforms must have top rails tall, a mid-rail and toe boards. a. Between 36 and 42 inches b. Between 36 and 45 inches c. Between 39 and 45 inches d. Exactly 42 inches 36. Toe boards on guardrail systems must be high: a. 3 inches b. 3 ½ inches c. 4 inches d. 4 ½ inches 37. OSHA requires that a stairway or ladder be used at points of access where there is an elevation break of inches or more on a jobsite. a. 13 b. 16 Page 4 THINK SAFETY /REPORT ALL INCIDENTS TO YOUR INSTRUCTOR Revised 6/2015

5 c. 19 d Stairways with four or more risers, or higher than inches, must be equipped with at least one handrail. a. 30 b. 36 c. 42 d Handrails must be capable of withstanding a force of pounds. a. 150 b. 200 c. 250 d Stairs must be installed at an angle no greater than degrees: a. 30 b. 40 c. 50 d Stairways landings must be at every feet or less of vertical rise: a. 10 b. 12 c. 14 d A 24-foot extension ladder is used to access an upper landing 20 feet off the ground. How far should the base of the ladder be positioned back from the point the ladder makes contact with the upper landing? a. 4 feet b. 5 feet c. 6 feet d. 8 feet 43. What is the minimum length of a ladder required to access a roof surface 12 feet off the ground? a feet b feet c feet d. 20 feet 44. Ladders used where the employee or ladder could contact exposed energized electrical equipment must have: a. Electrical rating Page 5 THINK SAFETY /REPORT ALL INCIDENTS TO YOUR INSTRUCTOR Revised 6/2015

6 b. Grounding means c. Insulated rungs d. Non-conductive side rails 45. What class of hardhat offers the maximum head protection from impacts and electrical shock? a. Class A b. Class III c. Class B d. Class C 46. Employee responsibilities for PPE include which of the following? a. Assessing the work place for hazards. b. Determining when to use PPE. c. Providing PPE gear. d. Using PPE in accordance with training instructions. 47. What PPE would be most important when operating a power drill? a. Ear plugs b. Gloves c. Goggles d. Shoes 48. If no specific fall protection system is in place, according to OSHA, it is acceptable to provide fall protection by using a person competent in recognition of fall hazards who: a. Monitors the operation on closed circuit TV and is in contact with the crew by walkie-talkie. b. Is part of the work crew who is capable of warning other workers. c. Is not part of the work crew, but who is stationed at the level of the work crew within sight of and speaking distance of the crew, who is capable of warning other workers. d. Provides safety instructions to the crew before the crew begins work. Page 6 THINK SAFETY /REPORT ALL INCIDENTS TO YOUR INSTRUCTOR Revised 6/2015

7 Student THIS IS TO CERTIFY that I have received instructions on safety precautions in my Electrician class. The instructor demonstrated to me how to operate hand tools, machines and equipment correctly and safely. I will observe all safety precautions, and if ever in doubt regarding any operations, I will obtain the necessary information from my instructor. THIS IS TO CERTIFY that Instructor has been given safety instructions and safety demonstrations on the use of tools, machines and equipment in this shop and has passed this written safety test with 100% accuracy. (Student Signature) (Date) (Instructor Signature) (Date) Page 7 THINK SAFETY /REPORT ALL INCIDENTS TO YOUR INSTRUCTOR Revised 6/2015

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