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PAPER 1 - 15 minutes

1. How long a period an employer should keep record of SHO monthly report as
stipulated under the Safety and Health Officer Regulations 1997?

a. at least for 20 years b. at least for 10 years

c. at least for 7 years d. at least for 5 years
e. not necessary to keep record

2. The following is the two criteria for the consideration of the phrase" so far as is

a. skill & strength of company

b. plant capability & substances severity
c. severity of risk & the cost factor
d. place of work & knowledge
3. What do you mean by the term definition' work' under OSHA 1994?
a. deemed to be working as a pleasure
b. deemed to be at work for payment
c. deemed to be at work whenever he likes
d. deemed to be at work throughout the time

4. How fast to report an accident under Section 31 of the Factories and Machinery
Act 1967?

a. within 24 hours
b. within one week
c. by the quickest means available
d. within one month
5. Under the FMA 1967 the following machines require a Certificate of Fitness
a. Circular saw b. Boiler c Tower Crane
d. Air Receiver

6. Which one of the following is related to the three basic steps ( principles) to
ensure a safe and healthy / workplace?

a. identify hazards b. inspection c. investigation

d. statutory provisions (OSHA )

7. Job Safety Analysis is one of the Safety Management Tools. How many STEPS
are involved in order to carry out Job Safety Analysis?

a. 2 steps b. 5 steps c. 3 steps d. 4 steps

8. The following are the two components of a written Safety and Health Policy:
a. inspection & investigation b. management & employees
c. system & standard d. organisation & arrangement

9. The purpose of an accident investigation is to:

a. find fault & fix blame b. revamp company safety policy

c. establish causes of accident d. assign responsibilities to management

10. Which of the following method is TRUE about hazard identification?

a. Top management commitment b. Job safety analysis
c. Safety and health committee d. Safety and health officer
Prepared by: Tuan Haji Mohd Ghouse Abdullah Date: 13 December 1999


1. What is the penalty prescribed under OSHA 1994 for failure to comply with an
improvement or prohibition notice?

a. RM 50000 or 2 years jailor both b. RM 20000 or 2 years jail or both

c. RM 50000 or 5 years jailor both d. RM 10000 or 2 years jailor both

2. If a person is aggrieved by a prohibition notice issued by DOSH officer, within

how many days such a person can appeal to the Director General of DOSH.

a. within 21 days b. within 30 days

c. within a week d. with immediate effect

3. When a person's appeal to his notice of pro bib it ion is rejected by the Director
General of DOSH, whereelse can he appeal?

a. Minister b. National Council of Occupational Safety and Health

c. Deputy minister d. Appeal Board appointed by Minister

4. The SHO monthly report shall be kept for how long by the employer under the
Safety and Health Officer Regulations.

a. 7 years b. 5 years c. 10 years d. 24 months

5. 0ne of the following requirements a machine guard should satisfy:

a. code of practice b. prevent all access to danger zone
c. comply with OSHA 1994 d. training and Education

6. Why does a worker operate a machine in an unsafe way when he could do it in a

safe way? Which of the following is FALSE?

a. less troublesome or faster b. a man of experience

c. ignorant or unaware of the safe method d. OSH ACT compliance

7. Which of the following machine guard is NOT suitable for an Industrial Paper
Guillotine ( used in Printing Industry ).

a. trip wire guard b. Fixed guard

c Interlocked guard d. Two Hand control
Prepared by: Mohd Ghouse Abdullah


1. Under OSH ACT 1994 ,a body Corporate or Trade Union is only liable for the


a. Imprisonment & fine b. fine only

c. maximum penalty d. Managing Director can be fined

2. The onus of proving that they ( employer) did something as far as is practicable

under OSHA is on:

a. Company b. Managing Director

c. Accused d. Body Corporate

3. What do you understand by the term Occupier under OSHA 1994

a. Owner of Building b. Co-Partner with tenant

c. One, who manage or control place of work d. Company Director
4. The following machines require a Certificate of Fitness except:
a. Boiler b. Crawler crane c. Air receiver d. Circular Saw

5. Machine guards require the following features except:

a. provide positive protection b. productive and profit oriented

c. resist normal wear & tear d. prevent access to danger zone

6. Under Person-in-Charge Reg. J 970 ( Factories and Machinery Act 1967) , an

operator shall NOT be permitted or allowed to operate a machine unless such person is
given training for at least:

a. 5 days b. 2 weeks c. I month d. 10 days

7. Factories and Machine, Act 1967 ( under. Nortification , Certificate of Fitness and
Inspection Regulation 1970) requires a factory to be Inspected at regular Interval of:
a. I year b. 10 months' c. 15 months d. 24 months
8. The following is the types of maintenance for machines except:

a. Equipment & Record maintenance b. Preventive maintenance

c. On-Line maintenance d. Breakdown maintenance

9. Which one of the following basic safety rues is associated with the use of Hand

and Power Tools?

a. purchase expensive tools b. imported hand & power tools

c. select the right tools d. company policy on tools

10. Which one of the following is the last line defence in Ihe hierachy 'of control?

a. machine guard b. personal protective equipment

c. workers training. d. engineering control