Carpentry 2 - Construction Site Safety

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Carpentry 2 - Construction Site Safety
2014-05-22 22:35:54
Construction Site Safety
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  1. Who must comply with all occupational and health safety regulations?
    All employers and workers
  2. The public shall be separated from the job site by a _______ ________ if the work area is less than 2 metres away or by a _____ or ______ if the work is more than 2 metres away
    • covered walkway
    • fence or baracade
  3. What type of fire extinguisher is versatile in fighting different types of fires and how can it be easily identified?
    • ABC Multipurpose or dry chemical
    • Usually red and narrow/no hose
  4. When should you NOT fight a fire for safety reasons?
    • Fire could block escape
    • Don't have proper equipment
    • The fire has SPREAD
  5. Where should propane tanks be stored?
    outside of building being constructed
  6. During cold weather is it safe to heat a propane tank to increase its flow?
    NO. Don't be an idiot.
  7. What basic PPE should be worn at ALL times on the construction site?
    • Hardhats
    • Safety footwear
    • Appropriate clothing
  8. What is the rule of thumb for determining when hearing protection is required?
    When you can't carry on a regular conversation with someone 3 feet away.
  9. When working in areas with dust particles or chemical fumes, ______ _____ ______ should be worn.
    Respiratory protection equipment
  10. In order for respiratory protection equipment to provide a proper seal the user should be ________.
    Clean shaven
  11. What should be done to all electrical tools before changing blades or cutters?
    Unplug it. Duh.
  12. When cutting with a mitre saw you never want your arms to be in a _____ position.
  13. What should you do before using a reciprocating saw for demolition work?
    Turn off any electrical/gas/water that might be in the wall.
  14. In what direction should the feed be when you are using a router?
    Opposite the rotation of the cutter
  15. What can happen if you carry a pneumatic nailer while depressing the trigger?
  16. When holding material to be fastened together with a pneumatic nailer, position your hand at least ___ times the length of the fastener away from the area being fastened.
  17. Stepladders should only be used on _______ and no work should be done from the _______ of the stepladder.
    • Clean and level surface
    • Top 2 steps
  18. To set a ladder at the correct angle a ratio of ____ must be used.
  19. What should the overlap on an extension ladder not be less than?
    One metre
  20. The height of a freestanding scaffold must not exceed ____ its _____.
    Three times its height
  21. Scaffolds must be anchored with tie backs or guy wires at what intervals?
    • 4.6 vertical
    • 6.4 horizontal
  22. What is the maximum span for light duty scaffold planks?
    3.1 metres
  23. What is the minimum width of a scaffold deck?
    500 mm
  24. Scaffold planks should not extend less than ___ or more than ____ beyond a ledge and must be secured from movement by _____ or by _____
    • 150
    • 300
    • cleats
    • being wired in place
  25. Ladders used for ladder jack scaffolds should be spaced not more than ____ apart and should not be more than ___ in height
    • 3m
    • 5m
  26. No more than __ workers should be on a ladder or pump-jack scaffold at any time.
  27. Pump-jack scaffolds using wood vertical posts shall not be higher than ____ and must be braced back at intervals of ___. When metal posts are used they should not exceed ___ in height.
    • 7.3m
    • 3m
    • 13.7m
  28. What supports the inner edge of the ledge for a single pole scaffold?
    Special metal hanger nailed into the wall.
  29. How is a single pole scaffold braced?
    Full height diagonal bracing in both directions at 6m intervals
  30. What is the minimum grade material used to construct wood scaffold?
    #2 spruce or better