Daily Quiz (80)


While construction is currently halted due to safety concerns, when finished, the estimated $1.1 billion Harbor Bridge will span ___ miles.


True or False: The 2022 JPCL Equipment Buying Guide lists equipment and related supplies for protective and marine coating work from more than 240 manufacturers, distributors and rental companies.


The recently released Problematic and Unnecessary Materials Report identified __ plastic packaging items that are “not currently reusable, recyclable, or compostable at scale.”


The Building Performance Standards Coalition recently announced by President Joe Biden is a first-of-its kind partnership between __ state and local governments.


A planning law for two U.K. cities are calling for all new building construction for structures measuring five meters (16 feet) or higher to require the use of special bricks capable for providing nests for _____.


Approximately how many homes is New York’s first offshore wind farm, South Fork Wind, expected to power by 2023?


What type of protection violations for workplace safety standards have been at the top of the safety violation list for the past decade, prompting the recent “Weekend Work” initiative in Colorado?


The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the dates for this year’s National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. The eighth annual event is slated to take place:


True or false: Before an employee uses any respirator with a negative or positive pressure tight-fitting facepiece, the employee must be fit tested with the same make, model, style and size of respirator that will be used.


Physiological monitoring platform Kenzen is testing out a new, wearable smart device to monitor the following except:


An oxygen-deficient atmosphere is an atmosphere with an oxygen content below ___% by volume.


True or false: Any equipment used in an offshore platform “hot zone” must be ATEX-rated.


What U.S. university was recently awarded a $1.8 million grant to develop a safer ladder?


Working at what height invokes OSHA's Construction Industry Fall Protection Standard?


True or false: OSHA allows the use of only an irritant or an odor for qualitative fit testing of half mask respirators.


True or false: An analysis of safety data sheets (SDS) for both polyurethane coatings and coatings classified as being non-isocyanate-containing revealed that there was no substantial difference between personal protective equipment requirements in the SDSs for the two types of coatings.


According to an occupational health specialist, respiratory protection plans are normally implemented properly and in accordance with the written plans.


What is the name of the new US Green Building Council initiative announced in December 2019?


True or false: According to NIOSH, engineering controls include the use of personal protective equipment.


True or false: Bitrex can be used for respirator fit testing.


True or false: OSHA's Construction Industry Fall Protection Standard requiring controls for fall hazards is not invoked until work is conducted at a height of 10 feet or higher.


True or false: The relative ability of a roof surface to radiate absorbed heat is called solar reflectance.


True or false: OSHA requires the use of personal protective equipment before an employer can use administrative or engineering controls to eliminate or reduce the workplace hazard of contaminated air.


True or false: According to a write-up on PaintSquare, failure to ensure that Grade D breathing air is supplying a blast hood is the top failing in implementing a respiratory protection plan.


True or false: Manufacturers of supplied air respirators must acquire approval for these products from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.


True or false: For a supplied-air respirator, OSHA requires Grade D air with an oxygen content of 19.5 to 23.5 percent.


True or false: OSHA recently announced the awarding of funds to the Finishing Trades Institute, Mid-Atlantic Region, for fall-protection training for 300 youth and apprentices in the finishing trades.


True or false: According to NIOSH, hearing loss is the most common work-related injury in the construction industry.


True or false: Of the 10 OSHA violations cited most often in 2017, four involved climbing, rigging and fall protection.


True or false: OSHA’s Construction Industry Fall Protection Standard is invoked when a worker operates at a height of 10 feet or greater.


True or false: Replacement parts for air-supplied respirators, if they are not from the original manufacturer, must be approved by NIOSH.


Respirators must be approved by what agency?


True or False: According to NIOSH, use of personal protective equipment is the least desirable in the hierarchy of hazard controls.


What type of respiratory protection is required for air abrasive blasting?


According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the hierarchy of hazard controls considers which one of the following to be the least desirable?


True or false: Abrasive blast workers are regularly exposed to noise levels of 90-100 decibels.


Recommendations in SSPC-Guide 12 on lighting of industrial coating projects, formerly derived from the now defunct ANSI/IES, Practice for Industrial Lighting, have been replaced with recommendations from what state’s specification on bridge construction?


Where would you find sulfate-reducing bacteria?


OSHA estimates there are approximately how many ladder injuries each year?


True or false: Aliphatic hydrocarbons are among the exposure types listed in SSPC Environmental Exposure Zone 3E, “Chemical Atmospheric Exposure, Severe.”


True or False: The International Standards Organization published the International Green Construction Code in 2012.


Sulfate-reducing bacteria that cause corrosion of steel and concrete are likely to be found in what media?


Opacity observations of air pollution emissions are sometimes reported using what rating system?


True or false: A body belt with a lifeline connected to a secure anchorage is accepted as a safe personal fall arrest system by OSHA.


True or false: For resistance to fluorine in high heat exposure, potassium silicate polymer concretes are a good choice.


True or false: The two types of dehumidification for coating projects are desiccant and high pressure.


According to OSHA's recent announcement, what was the most cited safety violation to date in 2015?


What is the name of an accelerated weathering apparatus that operates on a condensation type of water exposure at elevated temperature?


What agency created the PM-10 standard?


True or false: Relative humidity and surface cleanliness are both critical factors in the speed of flash rusting of newly blast-cleaned steel.


According to a May 2014 JPCL article, the per-vehicle cost for overspray removal on automobiles is typically in what range?


What U.S. President signed into law the Environmental Protection Act, establishing the EPA?


True or false: Zinc oxide is an effective UV absorber.


In what SSPC publication do you find environmental zones listed and described?


True or false: Many toxic and oxygen-displacing gases are heavier than air and accumulate at the bottom of confined spaces.


True or false: A hygro thermometer is used to measure the moisture content and temperature of insulation on hot piping.


True or false: OSHA’s Construction Industry Fall Protection Standard is invoked when a worker operates at a height of 10 feet or greater.


True or false: Odor control ventilation systems in wastewater treatment plants stop biogenic sulfide corrosion.


Respirators must be approved for use by what organization?


True or False: OSHA classifies supplied-air respirators as engineering controls.


Why must a cartridge mask respirator be fit-tested?


True or False: In the lexicon of the EPA, HAPS stands for hazardous abrasive particles.


What organization recently published “Efficacy Evaluation of Antifouling Products?”


True or false: Working at a height of 6 feet invokes OSHA’s Construction Industry Fall Protection Standard (29 CFR 1926 Subpart L).


When did, or will, OSHA’s latest rules for residential fall protection (approved in 2010) take effect?


EPA estimates that coal- and oil-fired power plants produce what percent of acid gas emissions in the United States?


Abrasive blast workers are regularly exposed to noise in excess of what level?


Which of these statements is not true about Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)?


True or false: A body belt with a lifeline connected to a secure anchorage is accepted as a safe personal fall arrest system by OSHA.


What is the most important reason for a lanyard to be flexible when it is used with a lifeline and safety harness?


Inside a confined space, where do solvent vapors normally collect?


Which of the following statements about Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for coatings is true?


True or false: Federal law requires that Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), also know as a Product Safety Data Sheet, be published by coating manufacturers for their products, and that employers have these data sheets on hand in the workplace.


Among the choices below, what is the best tactic for ventilating a confined space containing paint solvents?


Who produces product and application data sheets?


Abrasive blast cleaning to remove lead-based paint is governed by what EPA regulation?


When assessing the moisture content of wood with a suitable moisture meter, what level of moisture is generally considered the upper limit for successful painting?


Working at what height invokes OSHA's Construction Industry Fall Protection Standard (29 CFR 1926 Subpart L), requiring controls for fall hazards?


SSPC Environmental Exposure Zone 3E, "Chemical Atmospheric Exposure, Severe," includes all but which one of the following exposure types in its description?


How can a hygrothermometer be useful in coating work?


 
 
   

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