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MATERIALS HANDLING SAFETY QUIZ

(Circle the correct answer)

1. True False When picking up or putting down a heavy object, its better to bend your knees than to bend your back. 2. True False When carrying a heavy load, move as fast as possible so you wont need to stop and rest. 3. True False When two people are carrying a load, its helpful if they are about the same height. 4. True False Curved hand trucks are best for moving drums or barrels. 5. True False Pushing a hand truck or dolly is easier than pulling it. 6. True False Ropes can wear out, so they should be inspected for possible damage before each use. 7. True False Anyone who can drive a car can drive a forklift. 8. True False Never try to jump over or crawl under a conveyor. 9. True False Eye protection can be an important item of PPE for certain materials handling tasks. 10. True False Safety shoes arent necessary if you know how to lift and carry properly. Answers: 1. T 2. F 3. T 4. T 5. T 6. T 7. F 8. T 9. T 10. F