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CARIBBEAN FISHERIES TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

POST TEST

Topic Area: Personal Safety and Social Responsibility


Date:____________________________________

Final Grade: _______________________

Name of Student:______________________________________
Instructions to students:
Circle the best response to the following questions.
1)

Observance of Personal Safety & Social Responsibility rules is important because:


a)
b)
c)
d)

2)

Your Station Card is located in:


a)
b)
c)
d)

3)

Mess Room
State Room
Crew Lounge
Corridor

The General Alarm for Fire & Safety consists of:


a)
b)
c)
d)

4)

Onboard tasks are dangerous


Vessel operations present hazards to the environment
Shipboard living and working conditions can be difficult.
All of the above

One continuous blast of the ships whistle and continuous ringing of the
Ships general alarm for no less than 10 seconds
Seven short blasts and one long blast of the ships whistle and the same
on the general alarm
Seven long blasts of the ships whistle and continuous ringing of the general
alarm
Three blasts on the ships whistle and the same signal on the general alarm

If you hear the abandon ship alarm:


a)
b)
c)
d)

Get off the vessel as fast as possible in case it sinks rapidly


Go to your state room and don your immersion suit
Don a personal flotation device and report to your muster station
Report to the bridge because its the highest point above the water
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5)

If an emergency has resulted in damage to the ship:


a)
b)
c)
d)

6)

If you discover a fire:


a)
b)
c)
d)

7)

Take the complaints seriously


Investigate the issues and incidents
Take appropriate steps to stop the offending behaviour
All of the above.

A vessels posted safety plan that assigns each crew member a job and a place to go
in an emergency is known as a :
a)
b)
c)
d)

10)

Report it to the Stewards Department


Clean it up until it no longer represents a hazard
Post a warning sign
Encircle it with absorbent pads

If allegations of harassment or discrimination arise aboard ship, supervisors are


required to:
a)
b)
c)
d)

9)

Attempt to extinguish it with water


Keep hatches and doors open so the fire team can reach the scene
Sound the alarm
Go to your muster station

If you see a spill on deck:


a)
b)
c)
d)

8)

Close water tight and weather tight doors and hatches


Secure electric circuits and fuel supplies to affected areas
Help others reach safety
All of the above

Marine safety poster


Vessel station bill
Official crew list
Certificate of inspection

Isolating a space that contains a fire by closing doors and hatches:


a)
b)
c)
d)

Keeps other crew members from getting out of the space


Restricts the inflow of oxygen to the fire
Is ineffective in fighting a fire
Should only be done as a last resort
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11)

Lock out Tag out refers to:


a)
b)
c)
d)

12)

Fatigue aboard ship:


a)
b)
c)
d)

13)

Is seldom a problem because of the 4 on 8 off watch system


Can be addressed by staying awake for longer periods of time
Is another factor that increases shipboard risks
Only occurs in confined spaces

Before entering a confined space:


a)
b)
c)
d)

14)

Keeping all safety sensitive areas of the ship under guard


Isolating, tagging and locking electrical circuits in the off position prior to
working on them
Locking the bridge while in port
Keeping a proper gangway watch in port

Check to make sure the ventilation is shut off


Make sure no one else has entered before you
Close all other openings to the space
Obtain a confined space entry permit

Information about the hazards of chemicals used on board your vessels can be
obtained from:
a)
b)
c)
d)

Material safety data sheets


The vessels stability book
The vessels official log book
The union contract in effect

Circle your answer true or false to the following questions:


15)

Yard and terminal requirements regarding restricted areas or personal protective


equipment doesnt apply to personnel on a ship making a brief port call.
True

16)

Only senior officers are required to have medical training:


True

17)

False

False

Personnel in the Stewards and Engine Departments arent required to wear hard hats:
True

False
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18)

The only alarms that merchant ships can sound at sea are fire and emergency and
abandon ship:
True

19)

Having oral sex poses a lower risk to having unprotected sex with a man or woman:
True

20)

False

A crew member is allowed to have prescription drugs only if he/she has a


valid prescription from a doctor:
True

25)

False

A drink of alcohol before bed time would help you sleep better:
True

24)

False

Personal hygiene includes brushing your teeth after meals:


True

23)

False

Sleep is not necessary for proper bodily functions:


True

22)

False

A person can become infected if he or she shakes hands with an infected person:
True

21)

False

False

Only the ships Captain and Officers must know how to use a ships radio:
True

False

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