Fieldwork Safety induction questionnaire


The safety induction questionnaire tests that you have read and understood the video and manual for this induction. After you pass the questionnaire an email message will be sent to AIMS recording your name, contact details, your score and any comment you care to make.

Thank you for your time, we look forward to working with you.

Question 1.
What are the minimum requirements and qualifications to scuba-dive with AIMS?

 a.  Open water diver certification, 30 hours of logged dive time,
and current dive medical to commercial standard (AS 2299)
 b.  Rescue diver certification (CMAS Two Star), 30 hours of logged dive time,
first aid training and current dive medical to commercial standard (AS2299)
 c.  Commercial AS2815.1 certification and dive medical to commercial
standard (AS2299)
 d.  Open water diver certification, 15 hours of logged dive time, first aid training
and current dive medical to commercial standard (AS2299)

Question 2.
Who must approve all AIMS divers and diving?

 a.  Field operations manager
 b.  Dive officer
 c.  Vessel master
 d.  Diver supervisor

Question 3.
What is a LogReq?

 a.  An on-line form completed after a fieldtrip detailing what has been collected
 b.  An online process for managing fieldtrips through the AIMS intranet (AIMSCAPE)
 c.  A permit for operating on the Great Barrier Reef
 d.  A form to request supplies on a fieldtrip

Question 4.
Who is responsible for visitors’ safety in the field?

 a.  The cruise leader
 b.  The HSE co-ordinator
 c.  No one
 d.  Your supervisor / sponsor

Question 5.
May one do fieldwork alone?

 a.  Yes, with permission from your supervisor / sponsor
 b.  Yes
 c.  No
 d.  No, unless the Fieldwork is in Queensland

Question 6.
Clothes for protection from the environment are?

 a.  Wide brimmed hat, long sleeved 30+ UV protection shirt, trousers or shorts to your knees
 b.  Shorts and T-shirt, a cap is optional
 c.  A hat is the main item of protection
 d.  AIMS is satisfied that staff bring their own clothes and sun-block cream is provided

Question 7.
What are the duties of the employer (AIMS) under WH&S law?

 a.  Follow the safety officer’s instructions only if there is an accident
 b.  To allow staff to go to training, if they want to
 c.  Protect workers and other persons against harm to their health, safety and welfare
 d.  If there are no accidents then the employer is fulfilling their duties

Question 8.
What are the WH&S responsibilities of employees (staff) under WH&S law?

 a.  Comply with any reasonable instruction, co operate with any reasonable policy or procedure and report hazards
 b.  Follow safety procedures only when the supervisor tells them to
 c.  Employees don’t have safety responsibilities, that is the employer’s job
 d.  Wear safety equipment only when the safety officer is in the workplace

Question 9.
Your small boat licence must be?

 a.  You do not need a licence to drive a small boat in Australia
 b.  AIMS has a licence for all staff and visitors to drive its small boats
 c.  All speedboat and yacht licences are recognized, a manual is provided
for radio operation
 d.  Correct for the boat, up-to-date and accepted by the Australian state waters
you are in. You must also hold an Australian VHF licence

Question 10.
The four important safety factors to consider when doing laboratory work and handling hazardous / dangerous substances in the field are?

 a.  Sufficient stock, light plastic bottles, speed of handling, stowage in the shade
 b.  Logistics of freight handling, minimizing costs, state permits, waterproof boxes
 c.  Transport (including correct labelling), spills, PPE, unstable platforms, SDS available
 d.  Marine park permits, stores permission, pelican cases, ropes for storage

Question 11.
Risk assessments for a fieldtrip?

 a.  Are the responsibility of the field operations manager
 b.  Each crew member must write a risk assessment for their tasks
 c.  Are the responsibility of the cruise leader and must be completed for each trip
 d.  The master on a boat will complete the risk assessment

Question 12.
If you have an existing illness or condition that requires ongoing medication (e.g. diabetes), whom must you inform before the trip?

 a.  Human Resources
 b.  Workplace Harassment Officer
 c.  General Manager
 d.  Cruise Leader

Question 13.
When you are feeling tired and fatigued at sea you must inform the cruise leader because?

 a.  When tired you become a danger to yourself and others while working
 b.  You will get larger meals to help your stamina
 c.  You will be moved to a sound-proof bunk so that you can sleep
 d.  The information is gathered for statistics on the length of a working day

Question 14.
Manual handling at sea differs from handling on land because?

 a.  Marine regulations say all staff must pass a test on manual handling
 b.  There is always a crane on boats and so no handling occurs
 c.  The Crew does all manual handling at sea
 d.  The boat you are on has restricted space and will move beneath you

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