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Commercial Roofing Safety Quiz

1. At what height must fall protection take place?

  • a. 6ft
  • b. 8ft
  • c. 10ft
  • d. 12ft

2. Propane Tanks should be located at least this far from the kettle:

  • a. 2ft
  • b. 6ft
  • c. 10ft
  • d. 20ft

3. Safety Data Sheets (SDS) provide information about:

  • a. Ladders
  • b. Electrical cords
  • c. Chemicals
  • d. Company trucks

4. An SDS states which of the following information?

  • a. Type of fire extinguisher to use
  • b. The flashpoint of the material
  • c. Emergency telephone numbers
  • d. All of the above

5. The flashpoint of a material is the temperature which the material emanates enough vapor to burn.

  • a. True
  • b. False

6. When are shorts permitted to be worn on the job?

  • a. On warm days
  • b. When no heat is present
  • c. Anytime
  • d. Never

7. When loading asphalt lugs into a kettle, which of the following is mandatory?

  • a. Fire extinguisher
  • b. Face shield
  • c. Gloves
  • d. All of the above

8. The Safety Monitor must be on the same walking/working surface and visual sighting distance of the employees that he/she is watching according to the regulations.

  • a. True
  • b. False

9. If the roof is 49 feet by 300 feet, no warning line is required.

  • a. True
  • b. False

10. Warning lines and Safety Monitors may be used on all types of roofs.

  • a. True
  • b. False

11. An open roof hatch is considered an open hole.

  • a. True
  • b. False

12. Where are the SDS located?

  • a. Shop
  • b. Job site
  • c. All of the above

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