Quizzes to test your knowledge and prepare for your exams with multiple choice questions.

1. HSE is an acronym for which UK organisation

a. Health and Safety Examiner

b. Health and Safety Exemplar

c. Health and Safety Executive

d. Health and Safety Exchange

Ans: C

2. What is the term used to describe the health problems caused by contemporary workplaces, such as offices

a. ‘mad office disease’

b. ‘modern malaise’

c. ‘sick workplace symptoms’

d. ‘sick building syndrome’

Ans: D

3. Which form of illness or injury currently accounts for the greatest proportion of UK incapacity benefit claimants

a. mental health problems

b. musculoskeletal disorders

c. long-term disease

d. viral infections

Ans: A

4. Which of the following represents the central tenet of current UK health and safety legislation

a. self-regulation

b. strict guidelines

c. affordability

d. justifiability

Ans: A

5. Under UK health and safety legislation, employers have a duty of care to take steps to safeguard employees against hazards that are ‘reasonably…’

a. expected

b. foreseeable

c. usual

d. regular

Ans: B