EIM Safety Quiz

1. Hazards and Risks

1. Select the hazards you feel EIM should undertake a review of to improve on the current control measures? (note: you will be provided space on the next question to provide suggestions for additional/new control measures)

  • Slipping / Tripping
  • Manual Handling
  • Driving / working around vehicles
  • PC or laptop usage
  • Sun exposure / Working outdoors
  • Fatigue
  • Chemicals / Hazardous substances
  • Noise exposure
  • Dusts
  • Heat (radiated or conducted)
  • Fumes
  • Explosive or flammable atmospheres
  • Electricity
  • Working at heights
  • Working in confined / enclosed spaces
  • Hand-arm vibration
  • Whole body vibration
  • Physical attacks or threats at work
  • High Intensity Light (laser, ultra violet)
  • Ionising radiation (x-rays, microwaves)
  • Steam
  • Faulty or unguarded machinery or equipment
  • Heavy Metals (lead, cadmium, mercury)
  • Molten Materials
  • Other

2. Why did you select those particular hazards in the previous question, what do you think should be done about it?

2. EIM Mandatory Practices

One: Be fit for work

One: Be fit for work

Two: Be responsible

Two: Be responsible

Mandatory Practices are part of the Code of Conduct with EIM

  • Mandatory Practices are part of the Code of Conduct with EIM

The standard maximum working hours in a day are:

  • 8 hours
  • 10 hours
  • 12 hours
  • 15 hours
  • No limit

Part of being responsible includes:

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Three: Be Safe Driving and Using Plant and Equipment


Four: Comply With the Permit to Work System

Ensuring pre-start checks are done prior to using plant and equipment is optional

  • True
  • False

Which of the following are mandatory practices?

  • Keep within speed limits
  • Wear your seat belt
  • Do not operate mobile phones while driving
  • Take mandatory rest breaks
  • All of the above

Removing or bypassing a safety feature is ok...

  • If it will help save time or get the job done quicker
  • If it becomes annoying
  • Sometimes
  • Only with authority
  • Never

Complying with the permit to work system includes:

  • Assessing risks and completing pre-start
  • Stop, think, re-assess during the job if things change
  • Obtaining authorisations prior to the works
  • Adhering to the approved procedure
  • Verifying isolations are correct before starting works
  • Conducting gas testing when required
  • All of the above

When a work situation develops out of the scope of the permit or conditions change, you should:

  • A) Stop, think and re-assess
  • B) Notify your Permit Authority
  • C) Make do with what you've got
  • D) All of the above
  • A) and B) only


Five: Ensure Contractor Compliance


Six: Comply with Lands Management

Ensuring Contractor Compliance includes:

  • Ensuring pre-qualification is completed and approved prior to work starting
  • Inductions are completed and up to date
  • Personnel are competent for the task
  • Contractor managed to EIM standards
  • Supervising Contractor's work
  • Reporting all injuries, incidents, and breaches
  • All of the above

If pre-qualification and inductions are not up to date I can:

  • Just get the job done and sort out the paperwork later
  • Apply for an exemption
  • Cancel the contractor and do the job myself
  • Complete pre-qualification process

Complying with Lands Management includes:

  • Respecting landholders
  • Notifying stakeholders prior to access
  • Getting approvals for works
  • Leaving gates as they were found
  • Recording all interactions
  • Reporting all damage
  • All of the above

Recording interactions can include:

  • Remembering it all in your head and writing it in your diary at the end of the week
  • Writing a note on the back of an envelope and leave it piling up in your vehicle
  • Recording all relevant particulars on the EIM File Note template as soon as the interaction has finished, and uploading to Xinfo Connect.


Seven: Protect the Environment


Eight: Use Your Personal Protective Equipment

Protecting the Environment includes:

  • Wash down vehicles and equipment
  • Report all spills and clean them up
  • Dispose of waste correctly
  • Do not disturb Cultural Heritage sites
  • Comply with requirements for Environmentally Sensitive Areas
  • All of the above

Vehicles must be washed down:

  • Every Friday
  • Before it rains
  • Whenever travelling between infected and clean areas, and recorded on the washdown log and hygiene declaration.
  • None of the above

EIM Mandatory PPE includes:

  • Hi-vis long sleeve cotton shirt and pants
  • Safety boots
  • Safety glasses
  • Impact resistant gloves
  • All of the above

You should check and inspect PPE:

  • A) Never
  • B) After you have put it on
  • C) When preparing to complete a task, referring to the JHA/SWI or MSDS for any additional requirements.
  • D) Prior to use
  • Both C) and D).


Thankyou for participating in the quiz, good luck in the prize draw!