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hoist and slings
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Julio's supervisor asks him to move a load of piping from one area of a jobsite to another. There are several hoists nearby. What information does Julio need to choose the correct hoist? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.The rated load capacity of the hoist
2.The size and shape of the load
3.What the piping will be used for
4.How long moving the load will take
Carlo needs to move a load of timbers using a hoist. When he lifts the load, the timbers begin to slip and the load starts to swing. Based on universal safety practices, what should Carlo do? Select the correct answer and then click DONE.
a.Tip load the hook in an effort to properly balance it and then lift it again.
b.Continue moving the load as quickly as possible to its destination.
c.Lower the load to the ground or a stable surface and adjust the rigging.
d.Ask a coworker to look at the load from underneath the hoist to find the problem.
Ally, a new crane operator, uses a hoist to move construction materials around a job site. She lifts a heavy load of timbers, which suddenly swings and causes one of the chains to break. What likely caused this incident? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.Ally lifted the load too slowly.
2.Ally lifted the load too quickly.
3. The load was rigged properly with the hoist centered over the load.
4.The swinging of the load put too much stress on the chains.
What types of equipment are used to move loads and facilitate the production process? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
2.Portable arc welders
What are some examples of different types of hoists? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.Air or electric powered wire rope
4.Electric chain operated
What factors should you consider when selecting a hoist? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.How the load will be moved.
2.The size and shape of the load.
3.Time of day the lift will be performed.
4.The rated load capacity.
5.Duration of use.
Select the correct answer and then click DONE. When raising or lifting a load, the hoist should be:
a.To the left of the load
b.To the right of the load
c.Centered under the load
d.Centered over the load
Select all that apply and then click DONE. When beginning a lift, you should start slowly and then raise the load a few inches in order to:
1.Prevent damage to the hoist.
2.Check the load's stability.
3.Gain more lifting power.
4.Make sure the material is rigged properly.
Which of the following is a safe practice when lifting and moving loads? Select the correct answer and then click DONE.
a.Tip load the hook.
b.Readjust an unbalanced load.
c.Stand underneath a load.
d.Swing the load.
Select the correct answer and then click DONE. When using a manually powered hoist, you should:
a.Use alternative power sources.
b.Avoid using alternative power sources.
c.Lift the load quickly to gain momentum.
d.Tip the load to balance it.
Which of the following are good maintenance practices when working with hoists? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.Keep hoists free of dust, dirt, and moisture.
2.Store hoists in a hanging position.
3. Lubricate the load chains and wire ropes.
4. Lay hoists flat on floor when not in use.
You will be using a hoist that you have not used before. You have been told to inspect it before starting the job. You're not sure how to perform the inspection. What should you do? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.Consult the owner's manual.
2.Ask a coworker who has probably used the hoist.
3.Ask your supervisor.
4.Use the inspection procedure for a different hoist.
Select the all that apply and then click DONE. Mandatory periodic hoist inspections must be performed:
1.According to a schedule set by regulatory agencies.
2.To ensure the hoist is functioning safely.
3.Due to the amount of the hoist's use and workload.
4.Only after checking with your supervisor or the owner's manual for specific inspection procedures.
Which of the following should you check for when inspecting a hoist with a vacuum hose? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.Fittings for cracks and air leaks
2.Pendant levers for smooth operation
3.Tubing for kinks and splits
4.Brakes for direction indicators
It is important to perform periodic inspections of hoists in the workplace because inspections can help to:
1.Inspections help prevent small defects from turning into major hazards.
2. Eliminate the need for other equipment such as cranes and forklifts.
3. Inspections help keep the machinery running smoothly and safely.
4.Identify problems in one area that could affect other parts of the hoist.
What should you do if an inspection of the hook determines that the safety latch is damaged? Select the correct answer and then click DONE.
a.Use extra caution when using the hook.
b.Duct tape the safety latch shut prior to lifting the load.
c.Replace safety latch it or have it replaced immediately.
d.Ask a co-worker to hold it closed while you lift the load.
What should you look for when inspecting chains? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
When inspecting the pendant control on a hoist, which of these condition issues should you check for? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1. Incorrect direction indicators
4.Disconnected or frayed wires
What should you do if slippage is detected when inspecting the brake system of a hoist? Select the correct answer and then click DONE.
a.Attempt to repair the brakes yourself.
b.Continue using the hoist with caution.
c.Ask a co-worker to fix the brakes for you.
d. Remove the hoist from service and have it repaired.
You have performed an inspection on a hoist and determined that it needs repair. What should you do? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.Continue using the hoist.
2.Remove it from service.
3.Notify your supervisor or maintenance personnel.
4. Fix the hoist yourself as quickly as possible.
When choosing which sling to use for a job, it is important to check the sling or the owner's manual for its:
a,.Rated load capacity
d. Expected life span
You have chosen a sling, loaded it, and are ready to move your load. You notice that the angle between the sling legs and horizontal is very small. What can you do to move your load safely? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.Choose a longer sling.
2.Use fewer sling legs.
3.Add an attachment such as a spreader bar.
4.Lower the sling's rated load capacity.
Leo's supervisor asks him to select a sling to move some materials. All of the nylon slings in his area are acceptable to use with the type of load to be moved, as well as the environmental conditions under which the lift will take place. However, Leo is unsure which sling has an adequate load capacity for this lift. How can he find this information? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.The rated load capacity is printed on the sling.
2.Consult the owner's manual.
3.Test each sling by lifting the load.
4.Guess based on the size of the sling.
Select the correct answer and then click DONE. In order to safely use a sling, it is best practice to perform a visual inspection of it:
a.After exceeding the load capacity
b.Once a week
c.Before each use
d.Once a month
You are about to perform a lift using a hoist and sling. Which of the following should you ensure before beginning the lift? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.The load's center of gravity is directly below the hoist.
2.The sling passed a visual inspection before use.
3.The load exceeds the sling's rated load capacity.
4.The sling is firmly seated in the hoist hook.
What factors should you consider when choosing a sling? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.Size, weight, and shape of the load.
2.Temperature and sensitivity of the material to be moved.
3.Your height, weight and physical strength.
5.Ability to safely execute the lift.
Before using a chain sling, you should visually inspect it for which of the following? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
Before using fiber rope or synthetic web slings, you should visually inspect them for which of the following? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.Broken or worn stitching
2.Excessive abrasive wear
3.Birdcaging and kinking
4.Acid or caustic burns
Before using a wire rope sling, you should visually inspect it for which of the following? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
2. Cut strands
What are the two primary causes of accidents involving slings? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.Choosing the wrong sling
3. Environmental conditions
4. Improper use
What is the proper way to store slings? Select all that apply and then click DONE.
1.In a cool, dry place.
2. Attached to the hoist.
3. Away from adverse environmental conditions.
4.Hung up on a rack or wall.
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