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  1. Handrails on the open side of a temporary stairway must have:
    A Midrail located approximately midway between the top of the handrail and the nose of the stair tread
  2. When must headgear be fitted with chinstraps?
    Chinstraps must be used when working higher then 3m (10ft) in the air. Also when exposed to high winds.
  3. Describe "Lockout Procedures"
    • - Secure all parts and attachments against movement
    • - Control the haards of exposed energry sources
    • - Lockout the energy supply to the machinery or equipment being maintained
  4. List what must be done before entering a "confined space"
    • Ensure power has been shut off
    • Put lock on lockout ring
    • Have the air tested before entering
    • Make sure it is well ventilated
    • Sign the Entry list
  5. What is the absolute limit for approaching a 75,000V electrical power line?
    3m(10ft) for an electrical line up to 75,000V
  6. What is the sound signal to ask the operator to lower the hoise?
    Three bells to signal to lower the hoist
  7. What is the maximum pressure that can be used to clean with compressed air?
    A worker can only use up to 10psi to clean with
  8. Why is it important to remember to remove your lockout lock?
    The machine will not be able to be powered on with the lock still attached
  9. What must be done before moving bottles containing compressed gas?
    Protective caps should be on all tanks and handled with care
  10. How long of a time-span a worker should be checked on while in a Low hazard confined space?
    In low level hazard spaces the monitor checks every 20 minutes.
  11. How long of a time-span a worker should be checked on while in a Medium hazard confined space?
    In medium hazard spaces the monitor visually makes contact with the workers at least every 20 minutes, more often if necessary
  12. How long of a time-span a worker should be checked on while in a High hazard confined space?
    In a high hazard space the work should monitored continuously
  13. Workers are responsible for supplying their own:
    • Proper clothing needed for protecting against natural elements
    • General purpose work gloves
    • Appropriate Footwear
    • Safety headgear 
  14. What is the minimum width of an elevated walkway?
    Elevated walkways must be at least 50cm (20in) wide and safe access to walkways must be provided
  15. For a supervising Carpenter what are some of the safety concerns that carpenters are responsible for?
    • The safey rules and regulations that govern the carpentry trade
    • The safety aspects of every part of the work being done
    • The safety of other workers at all times
    • Use tools and equipment safely
    • Maintain tools or equipment in safe working order
    • Enforce safety regulations at the site
  16. What type of gloves should you use when handling lumber or steel?
    Leather or Vinyl-Coated Gloves
  17. What type of gloves should you use when welding or flame cutting?
    Gauntlet-type welders gloves
  18. What type of gloves should you use when handling hot metal?
    Gloves faced with heat resistant material
  19. What type of gloves should you use when handling acids or cleaning solutions?
    Rubber or approved plastic-treated gloves
  20. What type of gloves should you use when working with electrical apparatus?
    Approved insulating gloves
  21. When is it OK to be closer then the 'Absolute Limit' to a power line?
    When the power line has been de-energized
  22. What is the Limit of approach to a 75,000-250,000 Volt power line?
    The limit is 4.5m (15')
  23. What is the Limit of approach to a 250,000+ Volt power line?
    The limit is 6m (20')
  24. One bell/light is what signal?
  25. Two Bells/Lights is what signal?
  26. Three Bells/Lights is what signal?
  27. Four Bells/Lights is what signal?
    All Clear
  28. What does GFI stand for?
    Ground Fault Interrupter
  29. Who is allowed to repair electrical equipment?
    A Qualified electrician is to perform maintenance and repairs 
  30. What recourse do workers have if they feel their worksafebc claim was not evaluated fairly?
    The worker can appeal the claim and WorkSafeBC will re-examine the case
  31. Can individual workers be fined for failing to follow the WorkSafeBC regulations?
    Yes, If a workers actions are found to have cause the injury or death of a worker charges may be made.
  32. Which color triangle label boots be worn?
    The green triangle labeled boots
  33. Most jobsites require that what be worn at all times?
    a Hard Hat
  34. Which type of face protection should be worn at all times?
    Eye Protection (Safety Glasses, Face Shield, Goggles)
  35. Why are Contact Lenses unsafe to wear?
    Contact lenses can absorb the gases and vapors which will harm your eyes
  36. What are the different types of Ear Protection?
    Ear Plugs, Ear Muffs
  37. What is Hypothermia?
    When your body becomes so cold that it can no longer produce more heat than it loses.
  38. What is Hyperthermia?
    When one suffers from heat exhaustion
  39. The Ordered list of fall protection methods (in order by preference)(/5)
    • 1. Guardrails
    • 2. Fall Restraint System
    • 3. Personal Fall Protection System (full body harness)
    • 4. A Safety Monitor
    • 5. A Safety Net
  40. Guardrails must be able to resist a         Horizontal Load
    125lb Horizontal Load
  41. A Fall restraint system is to?
    Restrain workers from falling
  42. A Fall Arrest system will?
    Limit the Free-Fall of a worker to 4Ft
  43. What is a Safety Monitor?
    A safety monitor is a trained worker that is designated to monitor work activities in a control zone to ensure that work is done in a manner that minimizes the potential for a worker to fall.
  44. What does WHMIS stand for?
    Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
  45. What does MSDS stand for?
    Material Safety Data Sheets
  46. Seven pieces of information on a WHMIS label are?
    • Product Identification
    • Hazard Symbols
    • Rish Phrases
    • Precautionary Statments
    • First-Aid Measures
    • A statement advising that a MSDS is available
    • Supplier Identification
  47. What two chemicals when mixed together create Chlorine Gas?
    Ammonia and Bleach
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    Which Symbol is this?
    Class A - Compressed Gas
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    Which Symbol is this?
    Class B - Flammable and Combustible Material
  50. Image Upload 3
    Which Symbol is this?
    Class C - Oxidizing Material
  51. Image Upload 4
    Which Symbol is this?
    Class D - Poisonous and Infectious Materials (Division 1)
  52. Image Upload 5
    What Symbol is This?
    Class D - Poisonous and Infectious Materials (Division 2)
  53. Image Upload 6
    What Symbol is This?
    Class D - Poisonous and Infectious Materials (Division 3)
  54. Image Upload 7
    What Symbol is this?
    Class E - Corrosive Material
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    What Symbol is this?
    Class F - Dangerously Reactive Material
  56. What does C.C.A. Stand for?
    Chromated Copper Arsenate
  57. What does A.C.Q. Stand for?
    Amine Copper Quaternary
  58. The dust produced from grinding concrete can cause?
    Silicosis - a disabling, non-reversible, and sometimes fatal lung disease.
  59. True of False: Asbestos fibers can cause cancers in the Lungs?
    True, Fibers graduall cause the lung to become scarred and stiff making breathing difficult.
  60. What must Contractors file when working with Asbestos?
    Contractors must file a Notice of Project - Asbestos (NOPA)
  61. The term "Heavy Metals" generally refer to which elements?
    Lead, Mercury, and Arsenic.
  62. Two woods that are naturally resistant to decay are?
    Cedar and Redwood
  63. What is the minimum moisture content at which wood will begin to rot?
    Wood will begin to rot at a moisture content of 20 percent and up.
  64. What common trait do all wood preservatives share?
    Enhance wood durability, and increase life expectancy.
  65. List safety precautions that must be observed when using Pressure Treated Wood?
    Use gloves when handling wood, Avoid Skin Contact, Do not breathe the dust from PTW
  66. Why should Pressure Treated Wood never be burned?
    Toxic chemicals can be produced during combustion
  67. How should Pressure Treated Wood be disposed of?
    Disposed at a sanitary landfill
  68. What type of air born fiber is most hazardous?
    Asbestos is a very hazardous material and requires extreme safety precautions
  69. List the three components that must be present before a fire can occur
    Fuel, Heat and Oxygen
  70. Remove the Fuel from the fire and the result is?
  71. Remove the Heat from the fire and the result is?
  72. Remove the Oxygen from the fire and the result is?
  73. Which type of fire involve ordinary combustible materials such as wood, cloth, paper, rubber and many plastics?
    Class A Fire
  74. Which type of fire involve flammable liquids?
    Class B Fire
  75. Which type of fire involve energized electrical equipment?
    Class C Fire
  76. Which type of fire involve certain combustible materials such as magnesium, titanium, zirconium, sodium, and potassium?
    Class D Fire
  77. What should you do first when extinguishing a Class C Fire with a Class A or B extinguisher?
    De-Energize electrical equipment before using a class A or B extinguisher to fight a Class C fire.
  78. Which fire can you safely extinguish with Water?
    Class A Fires
  79. What all-round fire extinguisher is currently the best?
    Triplex dry chemical agent works on ABC Fires
  80. What color insulation is the ground wire from the transformer to the construction site?
    The white insulated wire is Ground
  81. What color insulation is the two power wires from the transformer to the construction site?
    They have black insulation and carry 120v each
  82. What kind of symbol indicates 'Double Insulated'?
    The Square inside a square symbol.
  83. What is the maximum amount of amps on a circuit breaker powering 120volts?
    The Max is 15 Amps.
  84. What does A.W.G. Stand for?
    American Wire Gauge
  85. What color is the ground wire on an extension cord?
    The Green wire is the Ground wire
  86. The rating for a Low Velocity Powder Actuated Tool is?
    Under 100 Meters per second
  87. The Rating for a Medium Velocity Powder Actuated Tool is?
    Between 100-150 Meters Per Second
  88. The Rating for a High Velocity Powder Actuated Tool is?
    150+ Meters per Second
  89. Low Velocity Powder Actuated Tool Cases are made of?
  90. High Velocity Powder Actuated Tool Cases are made of?
  91. What is the Load Colors in order from weakest to strongest?
    Grey, Brown, Green, Yellow, Red, Purple
  92. Name three basic types of fasteners?
    • Threaded Stud
    • Headed Pin
    • Eyelet
  93. Name three types of chain saws?
    • Gasoline-Powered
    • Electric
    • Air-Driven
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    What is Component A?
    Safety Chain
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    What is Component B?
    Chain Brake
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    What is Component C?
    Front Handle Guard
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    What is Component D?
    Air Filter and Carburetor
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    What is Component E?
    Throttle Lockout
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    What is Component F?
    Rear Handle Guard
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    What is Component G?
    Spark Plug
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    What is Component H?
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    What is Component I?
    Flywheel and Fan
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    What is Component J?
    Guide Bar
  104. Which way does the chain pull during a Top Cut?
    Chain pulls into wood
  105. Which way does the chain pull during a Undercut?
    Chain pushes away from wood
  106. When cutting a Plunge cut with a Chain Saw what must you do to the log first?
    Make a pocket in the wood, then start the plunge cut
  107. Image Upload 19

    What is component A?
    Tension Adjusting Screw
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    What is component B?
    Guide Bar Mounting Bolts
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    What is component C?
    Guide Bar
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    What is component D?
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British Columbia Carpenter Apprenticeship Program Year 1 Binder 1
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