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Orientation to the Electrical Trade & Electrical Safety
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Installing nail-on device boxes, panelboards, and lighting fixtures in new houses are tasks performed by __________
D. Residential electricians
To install a raceway system without wasting material, an electrician must be skilled in _______.
B. Conduit bending
Why must an arcing device be contained within a special enclosure?
A. To prevent the ignition of hazardous vapors
Electricians who are responsible for their own taxes and providing their own insurance are considered ________.
D. Individual contractors
Electrical contractors typically employ ______.
A. Commercial electricians
Employers are obligated to maintain ______.
B. A safe workplace for all employees
Training credentials are used to confirm
A. Skill development
A trainee must demonstrate knowledge of the hands-on tasks learned in each module. This is referred to as _________.
C. A competency-based program
Before awarding a journeyman certificate, a typical electrical apprenticeship program requires 8,000 total hours of _______.
D. On-the-job learning
Apprentices typically receive a pay increase after each _______.
D. 1,000 hours of related work
The DOL apprenticeship standard requires _____.
B. 144 hours of classroom instruction per year
NCCER maintains a record of training and skills achievements by trainees in its_____
C. Registry system
OSHA standards provided specifically for the construction industry are covered in ______.
C. 29 CFR 1926
According to OSHA standards, your employer must ______.
A. Show you how to do each job safely
The enforcement of OSHA standards is provided by federal and state _______.
D. Safety inspectors
Under strict safety guidelines, which of the following should be used to discharge capacitors before working on de-energized circuits?
D. A safety shorting probe
For safety, assume that any facility constructed before 1980 contains _____.
Which of the following is the threshold at which a power source is considered high voltage in the context of safety?
Insulating gloves must be inspected by the user _____
A. Before each use
The normal beating of a heart can be upset by an electrical current as small as _____.
Which factor determines the outcome of an electrical shock?
A. The amount of current
A live-dead-live test is conducted in order to _____.
D. Verify that a circuit is de-energized
You are required to be evaluated by a physician to ensure that you are physically fit to use which of the following types of protective equipment?
Which of the following battery byproducts can be explosive when mixed with air?
The OSHA lockout/tagout rule protects workers from _____.
C. Exposure to hazardous energy sources
Which of the following should have side rails that extend 36 inches above the top support point?
B. Straight ladders
What must happen before any work may be performed in a confined space?
C. Completion of a hazard review
NFPA 70E® provides practical guidance in _____.
C. Electrical hazard assessment
OSHA CFR 1910 is the standard for _____.
A. General industry
When a guardrail cannot be attached to a building, a solution may be to install a(n) _____.
C. Controlled access zone
Where insulating protective equipment may be damaged, it _____.
A. Requires its own protection (e.g., leather gauntlets over rubber gloves)
Which of the following is true with regard to working near cranes?
D. Only individuals trained in rigging should ever rig material for a lift
If you bend from the waist to pick up an object weighing 20 pounds (9.07 kg), the amount of pressure applied to your lower back is _____.
C. 200 pounds
20 lbs × 10 = 200 pounds
If the wooden handle on a tool is cracked, _____.
C. Tag the tool out of service and do not use it
The type of rubber protective equipment that is made of natural rubber or a vulcanized synthetic is _____.
A. Type 1
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