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Handling hot work

Test your knowledge of hot work procedures and best practices. Click below to see answers.

1. When possible, all hot work activity should be moved to a __________ on the jobsite.

A. Less occupied area

B. Special area

C. Designated area

D. All the above

2. If the objects or materials that will be welded, heated, or cut cannot be moved to a designated hot work area, a __________must be used to prevent a fire.

A. Fire watch

B. Safety control

C. Fire blanket

D. All the above

3. __________ is a hot work hazard that must be controlled to avoid a fire.

A. Spark

B. Slag

C. Heat

D. All the above

4. The __________ should continue to observe the work area for a sufficient amount of time after hot work is stopped to ensure that a fire does start.

A. Worker

B. Supervisor

C. Fire watch

D. Both A and B

5. __________ from hot work activities can cause a fire to occur in an adjacent work area.

A. Heat transfer

B. Slag intrusion

C. Weld cracks

D. Incomplete fusion

6. It is highly recommended to offer classroom instruction on fire extinguishers, but workers should have __________ training too.

A. Competent

B. Hands-on

C. Qualified

D. Prior

Handling hot work: Answers

The correct answers for the quiz are shown in bold:

1. When possible, all hot work activity should be moved to a __________ on the jobsite.

A. Less occupied area

B. Special area

C. Designated area

D. All the above

2. If the objects or materials that will be welded, heated, or cut cannot be moved to a designated hot work area, a __________must be used to prevent a fire.

A. Fire watch

B. Safety control

C. Fire blanket

D. All the above

3. __________ is a hot work hazard that must be controlled to avoid a fire.

A. Spark

B. Slag

C. Heat

D. All the above

4. The __________ should continue to observe the work area for a sufficient amount of time after hot work is stopped to ensure that a fire does start.

A. Worker

B. Supervisor

C. Fire watch

D. Both A and B

5. __________ from hot work activities can cause a fire to occur in an adjacent work area.

A. Heat transfer

B. Slag intrusion

C. Weld cracks

D. Incomplete fusion

6. It is highly recommended to offer classroom instruction on fire extinguishers, but workers should have __________ training too.

A. Competent

B. Hands-on

C. Qualified

D. Prior