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18.A: Review Questions-Confined Spaces

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    Query \(\PageIndex{1}\)

    Multiple Choice: (Circle Correct Letter)

    1. Which of the following conditions is or are necessary to have an OSHA defined confined space:

    a. Limited or restricted means of entry or exit.

    b. Large enough for an employee to enter and perform work.

    c. Not designed for continuous employee occupancy.

    d. All of the above.

    e. None of the above.

    2. Permit-Required Confined Spaces are confined spaces with which of the following:

    a. The potential to contain hazardous atmospheres.

    b. Contains materials that have the potential to engulf the entrant.

    c. Has an internal configuration with inwardly converging walls or floors that slope downward

    d. Contains other recognized serious safety or health hazards,

    e. (a.) and (d.) only,

    f. Anyone of the above.

    3. Employers must ensure that all workers who are required to work in confined spaces be adequately trained. Training must occur:

    a. Before the initial assignment.

    b. If job duties change.

    c. There is a change in the permit space program.

    d. When the employee shows deficiencies in his or her job performance.

    e. If any of the above occur.

    f. If all of the above have occurred.

    True or False: (Circle the Correct Answer)

    4. T or F

    One of the primary responsibilities for the confined space entrant is to use the required and appropriate PPE.

    5. T or F

    The attendant is the employee who stands by, at the entrance to the confined space, while an entrant is inside. The attendant’s primary duty is to perform an entry rescue whenever the entrant needs assistance.

    6. T or F

    The attendant is not permitted perform any other jobs that may interfere with their primary duties.


    7. One of the________ responsibilities is to ensure that entry

    procedures remain consistent with the entry permit and that acceptable entry conditions are maintained.

    8. All confined space rescuers must be trained in________ and

    ________ and at least one rescue team member is currently certified as such.

    9. Entrants who must enter a permit space must wear a ________ or________

    ________harness with a retrieval line attached to the center of the back near the shoulder level or above their heads.

    10. If the permit space contains a vertical depth of________ft. or more, a mechanical device must be available to retrieve personnel.

    11________for the substances in the confined spaces must be available to the medical facility treating the exposed entrant.

    This page titled 18.A: Review Questions-Confined Spaces is shared under a CC BY 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Kimberly Mosley (ASCCC Open Educational Resources Initiative (OERI)) .

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