QUIZ MU 2.4: Health and safety

1.Health and Safety Act 1974

a)Requires employers and employees to take responsibilities to keep themselves and others in the premises safe from any harm or risk of danger
b)Does not require daily risk assessment of the premises
c)Requires Childcare setting to create a safe and healthy indoor and outdoor environment for all children, staff, parents and visitors
d)Both a and c
e)All of the above

2.Risk assessment is defined as

a)Checking for possible chance of harm occurring
b)Being aware of dangers
c)The chance of no harm occuring
d)All of the above
The chance of harm occurring

3.What would you do if a toy was broken or damaged?

a)Repair it
b)Discard it and replace it with a new one
c)Both a and b
d)None of the above

4. How can you make childcare premises safe?

a)Check floors are clean and not wet or slippery
b)Checking windows and doors are locked
c)Have CCTV or Intercom installed
d)Carry out daily risk assessments in the setting
e)All of the above

5.What are the consequences if electric sockets are not covered?

a)Potential electric shock
b)Power failure
c)Catch an infection

6.Where should medicines be stored?

a)Kitchen drawer
b)Locked medicine cupboard which is out of reach from children
d)Under the sink cupboard

7.What should you not do before administering medication?

a)Check medicine is labelled with the right name and check how much has to be given and when
b)Check route of administering medication: by mouth, into ear/eye or rubbed on skin.
c)After giving medicine, record in a book: date, time and dosage
d)Phone parents soon after giving the medicine

8.8. What action would you not take if a child falls and becomes unconscious?

a)Call for the First Aider who will give first aid
b)Phone for an ambulance
c)Contact Parents and give details of accident, action taken and provide name and address of hospital where child may be taken
d)Not record date, time and action taken in the accident book
e)All of the above

9.An accident can be identified as

a)A fall with grazed knees
b)A fall leaving child unconscious
c)Fractured bone from a fall
d)Flooding due to burst pipe
e)All of the above except d

10.Which of the following is considered as an incident

a)Burst pipe
b)Children fighting
c)Power failure
d)All of the above

11.Which of the following is considered as an incident

a)Stranger in the building
b)A fall leaving child unconscious
c)Bleeding that doesn�t stop
d)None of the above

12.What action would you not take if a child goes missing?

a)Inform parents of the situation
b)Inform the manager who will phone the police and follow the policies and procedures
c)Record incident in the book
d)Panic, become flustered and lose concentration
e)Alert manager or person in charge who will check inside and outside the building

13.What would you not do in the event of a fire

a)Phone the fire brigade
b)Gather children together and count the number of children
c)Leave the premises using fire exits and gather at a designated area outside
d)Ensure that all the belongings are collected

14.Which of the following are childhood illnesses

c)Chicken pox
d)All of them

15.Signs and symptoms of meningitis are

a)Purple rash
b)Light headaches
c)Severe headache, vomiting, stiff neck, dislike of bright lights and drowsiness
d)All of the above except a
e)All of the above except b

16.Urgent medical attention is needed if a child has

a)Body temperature of 37 degrees celsius
b)Body temperature is above 37.5 degrees celsius
c)Both a and b

17.Urgent medical attention is not needed if a child has

a)Difficulty breathing

18.What action would you take if there was a flooding incident in the setting

a)Inform the manager who will contacts Environmental Agency
b)Children taken to a safer room and contact parents to collect their child
c)Record the incident: date, time and action taken
d)All of them

19.Where would you store detergents?

a)In a locked cupboard in the kitchen
b)On the kitchen shelf
c)Under the kitchen sink
d)Both b and c

20.In childcare setting gloves must be worn at all times when

a)Changing nappies
b)Preparing or handlinbg food
c)Washing and drying dishes
d)Both a and b

21.In childcare settings gloves are essentially worn to

a)Keep skin in good condition
b)Prevent infection spreading
c)Keep hands clean
d)Both a and c
e)Both b and c

22.Where should anti-biotics be stored?

a)Kitchen drawer
b)Locked medicine cupboard which is out of reach from children
d)Under the sink cupboard

23.Which of the following are not under health and safety regulations?

a)Food and Healthy eating 2015
b)Food Handling 1995
c)Fire precaution 1997
d)Control of substances hazardous to health 1996 (COSHH)