Accident reporting and recording / Reporte y registro de accidentes



1. Which TWO of the following will help you find out about the site emergency procedures and emergency telephone numbers? / Cuál de las dos siguientes te ayudará a averiguar los procedimientos de emergencia y los teléfonos de emergencia del lugar?

A) Guidance from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

B) By reading the site notice boards / Leyendo las placas de noticas del sitio

C) Guidance from your local Job Centre Plus

D) By attending the site induction / Asistiendo a la charla de introducción del lugar

E) By looking in the telephone directory


2. In an emergency you should: / En una emergencia deberías:

A) Leave site

B) Phone home

C) Follow the site emergency procedure / Seguir el procedimiento de emergencia del lugar

D) Phone the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)


3. In an emergency an ‘assembly point’ is the: / En una emergencia un “punto de encuentro” es:

A) Site manager’s office

B) Place of the incident or accident

C) Welfare facilities

D) Specified place to gather after an evacuation / Lugar específico para reunirse después de una evacuación.


4. A scaffold has collapsed and you saw it happen. When you are asked about the accident, you should say: / Un andamio ha colapsado y tú lo has visto. ¿cuándo te preguntan sobre el accidente, tu deberías decir?

A) Nothing, you are not a scaffold expert

B) As little as possible because you don’t want to get people into trouble

C) Exactly what you saw / Exactamente lo que tu viste

D) Who you think is to blame and how they should be punished


5. What is the MAIN objective of carrying out an accident investigation? / ¿Cuál es el principal objetivo de llevar a cabo una investigación de accidente?

A) To find out who is at fault

B) To find out the causes in order to prevent it happening again / Encontrar las causas del accidente para prevenir que pase de nuevo.

C) To find out the cost of any damage that occurred

D) To record what injuries were sustained


6. You have witnessed a serious accident on your site and are to be interviewed by a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspector. Should you: / Tu has presenciado un accidente serio en el lugar y vas a ser entrevistado por el inspector de seguridad y salud. Deberías:

A) Ask your supervisor what you should say to the inspector

B) Not tell the inspector anything

C) Co-operate and tell the inspector exactly what you saw / Cooperar con él y contarle al inspector exactamente lo que viste.

D) Tell the inspector what your workmates have told you


7. When must you record an accident in the accident book? / ¿Cuándo debes grabar un accidente en el libro de accidentes?

A) If you are injured in any way / Si te has herido de cualquier forma

B) Only if you have to be off work

C) Only if you have suffered a broken bone

D) Only if you have to go to hospital


8. If someone is injured at work, who should record it in the accident book? / Si alguien es herido en el trabajo, quién debería apuntarlo en el libro de accidentes?

A) The site manager and no-one else

B) The injured person or someone acting for them / La persona herida o alguien actuando en su nombre.

C) The first aider and no-one else

D) Someone from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)


9. Which of these does NOT have to be recorded in the accident book? / ¿Cuál de estas NO tiene que ser apuntado en el libro de accidentes?

A) Your national insurance number / Tú numero nacional de asegurado.

B) The date and time of your accident

C) Details of your injury

D) Your home address


10. Which type of accidents should be recorded in the accident book? / ¿Qué tipo de accidentes deberían ser apuntados en el libro de accidentes?

A) Only major injuries, such as a broken arm or death of a person

B) Only injuries requiring hospital treatment

C) All accidents causing any injury / Todos los accidents que causen una lesión

D) Only accidents where the injured person has to stop work


11. When must an accident be recorded in the site’s accident book? / ¿Cuándo un accidente debe ser apuntado en el libro de accidentes del lugar?

A) Only when an accident causes injury to a worker while at work / Sólamente cuando un accidente cause lesion a un trabajador durante el trabajo.

B) Only when a person is injured and will be off work for more than three days

C) Only when an accident causes damage to plant or equipment

D) Only when a person breaks a major bone or is concussed


12. An entry must be made in the accident book when: / Una entrada debe ser hecha en el libro de accidentes cuando:

A) An accident causes personal injury to any worker. / Un accidente causa un daño a un trabajador

B) The person has been off sick for three days

C) The severity of the accident may result in a compensation claim

D) Management thinks it appropriate


13. Which TWO of the following items are NOT recorded in an accident book? / ¿Cual de los dos ejemplos no deben ser registrado en el libro de accidentes?

A) Your national insurance number. / Tu numero de seguro nacional.

B) Your telephone number Tu numero de telefono

C) The date and time of the accident

D) The injuries sustained

E) Your home address


14. What must happen to an employer’s accident book when the site has finished? / ¿Que debe ocurrir en el libro de accidente de empresa cuando se termina en el lugar?

A) It is removed from site and destroyed

B) It is sent to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

C) The employer keeps it safely. / La empresa lo mantiene de manera segura

D) It is sent to an insurance company


15. Accidents causing any injury should always be recorded in the: / Si un accidente causa una daño deberia ser registrado en:

A) Main contractor’s diary

B) Accident report book / Libro de registro de accidente.

C) Site engineer’s day book

D) Subcontractor’s diary


16. Why is it important to report all accidents? / ¿Porque es importante registra todos los accidentes?

A) It might stop them happening again

B) Some types of accident have to be reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

C) Details have to be entered in the accident book

D) All of these answers / Todas las respuestas


17. Why is it important to report near miss incidents on site? / ¿Porque es importante registrar los cuasi accidentes en el lugar?

A) Because it is the law for all ‘near miss’ incidents

B) To find someone to blame

C) It is a requirement of the CDM Regulations

D) To learn from them and stop them happening again. / Para aprender de ellos y parar cuando ocurra algo de Nuevo.


18. If you have a minor accident, who should report it? / Si tú tienes un accidente menor ¿Quien debería registrarlo?

A) Anyone who saw the accident happen

B) A subcontractor

C) You / Tú

D) The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)


19. If your doctor says that you have Weil’s disease (leptospirosis), contracted when on site, why do you need to tell your employer? / Si el doctor te dice que tienes una enfermedad De Weil contratada en el lugar ¿quien necesita decírselo al empleado?

A) Your employer has to warn your colleagues not to go anywhere near you

B) Your employer will have to report it to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). / Nuestro empleado tendra que reporter al Ejecutivo de Seguridad y salud.

C) Your work colleagues might catch it from you

D) The site on which you contracted it will have to be closed down


20. While working on site you get a small cut on one of your fingers. What should you do? / Mientras estan trabajando en el lugar tienes un pequeño corte en tus dedos ¿Que deberias hacer?

A) Report it at the end of the day or the end of the shift

B) Wash it, and if it is not a problem carrying on working

C) Clean it up and tell your supervisor about it later

D) Report it and get first aid if necessary. / Reportar y conseguir primeros auxilios si fuera necesario.


21. You receive an injury from an accident at work. When should you report it? / Tu tienes un lesión por un accidente de trabajo ¿Cuando deberías reportar o avisar?

A) At the end of the day, before you go home

B) Only if you had to take time off work

C) Immediately, or as soon as possible afterwards. / Inmediatamente, o lo mas pronto possible.

D) The next day before you start work


22. You have suffered an accident that has made you incapable of your normal work for five days. Which TWO of the following actions MUST be taken? / Tu has sufrido un accidente que te incapacita para trabajar durante 5 días. ¿Cual de las siguientes acciones deben ser tomadas?

A) The accident must be recorded in the site accident book. / El accidente debe ser registrado en el libro de accidentes del sitio.

B) The emergency services are called to assess the circumstances of the accident

C) The local hospital and the benefits office must be informed

D) Your employer should inform the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). / Vuestro empleado deberia informar al ejecutivo de Seguridad y Salud.

E) You must pay for any first-aid equipment used to treat your injury


23. Why should you report an accident? / ¿Porque debería reportar un accidente?

A) It helps the site find out who caused it

B) It is a legal requirement / Porque es un requerimiento legal.

C) So that the site manager can see who is to blame

D) So that your company will be held responsible


24. Who must you report a serious accident to? / ¿Quien debe reportar un accidente serio?

A) Site security

B) The police service

C) Your employer / Nuestro empleado

D) The ambulance service


25. You are involved in an incident on site that was dangerous but no-one was injured. Who must you report this ‘dangerous occurrence’ to? / Tu estas involucrado en un accidente en el lugar que fue peligroso pero sin lesiones¿ Quien debe reportar lo ocurrido?

A) Your site supervisor or the site manager. / El supervisor o gerente en el lugar.

B) The client for the project

C) The rest of the workforce

D) The first aider


26. You have witnessed a serious accident on your site. Should you: / Tú has presenciado un accidente serio en el lugar:

A) Say nothing to anyone in case you get someone into trouble

B) Ask your workmates what they think you should do

C) Telephone the local hospital

D) Tell your supervisor that you saw what happened. / Decirle al supervisor lo tu viste que ocurrió.


27. Your doctor tells you that you have hand-arm vibration syndrome possibly caused through work. What should you do? / Tu doctor te dice que tienes un síndrome de vibraciones mano–brazo posiblemente causado por el trabajo¿ que deberías hacer?

A) Tell no-one as it’s embarrassing

B) Inform your site supervisor or employer / Informar al supervisor o empleado en el lugar.

C) Just inform your workmates

D) Tell no-one as this is not reportable