Work Permit Certification (WPR) Questions & Answers


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Work Permit Certification (WPR) Questions & Answers

1-Who must sign a work permit issuer or receiver certificate?
a-The designated representative.
b-The issuer or receiver.
c-The superintendent of issuer or receiver.
d-The foreman of the issuer or receiver.
2-For how long is a work permit issuer or received certificate valid?
a- 1 year.
b- 6 months.
c- 2 years.
d- 90 days.
3-What are two important reasons for using work permit?
a-To communicate and control work.
b-To track contractors and mange emergencies.
c-To designate representatives and communicate.
d-To track work hours and contractor names.
4-Why do we use work permits in hazardous areas?
a-To identify a designated representative.
b-To identify receivers.
c-To identify hazards and precautions.
d-To check expired
5-For what conditions are work permits issued?
a-Specific work ar a specific location.
b-General equipment at small work sites.
c-General work at a general location.
d-Specific tools at a general location.
6-What is listed on a work permit?
a-OSHA safety  precautions.
b-Minimum safety precaution.
c-Maximum safety precaution.
d-Government safety precaution.
7-Why do we use the work permit system?
a-To monitor contractor work hours.
b-To renew certificates.
c-To prevent incidents.
d-To log incidents.
8-What does a restricted area require?
a-That extensions are short term.
b-That work permits are issued.
c-That certificates are issued.
d-That receivers respond to emergencies.
9-Whan can a work permit issuer decide that a work permit is not needed in a restricted area?
a-When he decides the work is low risk.
b-When the work is cols work.
c-When a joint site inspection is not needed.
d-Never! They are always required in restricted areas.
10-Select the choice where every item is a restricted area.
a-Pump stations, sewage plants, wells.
b-Wells, loading piers, dining halls.
c-Communications buildings, wells, fenced areas.
d-Wells, office building, welding shops.
11-Examples of low risk work are:
a-Cold work light work and non-destructive testing.
b-Spray painting water-washing and turbine work.
c-Sweeping visual inspecting and minor cleaning.
d-Brush painting, abrasive blasting and sweeping.
12-A specific area is not normally categorized as restricted. Who makes the final decision whether this area should be categorize as restricted?
a-Area superintendent.
b-GI 2.100.
c-Loss prevention.
d-Department Manager
13-Why is a designated representative sometimes used?
a-Too many safety problems were found.
b-The receiver did not come to work.
c-The gas tester found high LEL reading.
d-The issuer may be busy and need help.
14-What are the receivers main responsibilities?
a-Being the designed main representative.
b-Responding to operational emergencies.
c-Filling in for the issuer when the issuer must leave.
d-Complying with safety precautions and signing the permit.
15-An issuer has which responsibilities?
a-Issues and receives work permits.
b-Defines precautions and stands in for the receiver
c-Supervises the work crew and signs the permit.
d-Defines safety precaution and signs the work permit.
16-A receiver must be what?
a-A qualified engineer.
b-A senior contractor manager.
c-A senior craftsman.
d-A designated repersentive.
17-What is a work permit issuer responsible for?
b-Nothing once he issues a permit.
c-The receivers action.
d-Equipment or a work area.
18-What can the designated representative do?
a-Accept the receivers responsibilities.
b-Sign the work permit.
c-Inspect the work site.
d-Authorize the receiver to leave.
19-What joint responsibility do issuers and receivers share?
a-Naming the designated representative.
b-Taking gas tests.
c-Doing the work.
d-Safety at the work site.
20-Why is it important that the issuer tell the receiver about safety hazards he may find at a job site?
a-The receiver does not read the work permit.
b-The receiver must respond to emergencies.
c-The receiver may not have worked in the area before.
d-The receiver must take gas test.
21-What two things must the issuer do before issuing a work permit?
a-Close the work permit and check the receivers certificate.
b-Check the recivers certifcate and get countersignatures.
c-Renew certificates and get countersignatures.
d-Provide first aid and assign a fire watch.
22-Who goes on the joint site inspection?
a-The issuer and gas tester.
b-The issuer and the area foreman.
c-The issuer and receiver.
d-The receiver and gas tester.
23-What two things must the receiver do before receiving a work permit?
a-Read the permit and agree to air condition.
b-Take gas tests and check scot air packs.
c-Extend the permit and take gas tests.
d-Train the fire watch and renew the permit.
24-Where must the receiver keep the work permit after it is issued?
a-With a senior crewmember.
b-Dismayed at the jobsite or in his possession.
c-In the control room.
d-Within 75 feet of the work site.
25-When can a receiver leave the job site?
a-When all hot work is stopped.
b-When gas tests read 0.0% LEL.
c-When the issuer has given him permission.
d-Before confined space entry.
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26-Who goes a joint site inspection?
a-Designed craftsmen.
b-Issuer and designated representative.
c-Receiver and senior craftsmen.
d-Issuer and receiver.
27-What is a discussed during the joint site inspection?
a-Designated representatives qualifications.
b-GI 2.709 requirement.
c-Check the fire watches certificate.
d-Scope of work and equipment to be used.
28-When would the issuer check to make sure equipment had been property prepared for maintenance work?
a-During the joint site inspection.
b-After getting countersignatures.
c-When the permit is closed.
d-After issuing permit.
29-Why do receivers go on to joint site inspection with the issuer?
a-To start the work.
b-For the receiver to take gas test.
c-To discuss hazards and risks.
d-To check fire watches
30-When should a fire watch be assigned?
a-When gas tests are
over 0.0% LEL.
b-For any hot work.
C-Whenever a fire could occur.
d-For high risk jobs.
31-What would the issuer require when welding on in-service hydrocarbon equipment?
a-Fire watch.
b-Fire station.
c-Fire department.
d-Fire blanket.
32-What must the fire watch be?
b-An issuer.
c-A receiver.
33-The Fire watch has to know to?
a-Operate fire equipment given to him.
b-Be a receiver.
c-Operate process equipment.
d-Take gas tests.
34-What do we call the person who is required to be at a job site because of a special skill he has?
a-Standby man.
b-Designated representative.
d-Competent person.
35-A nonflammable material commonly used to purge process equipment is:
b-nitrous oxide.
36-When preparing equipment for maintenance work the issuer must make sure it is:
a-Isolated, repaired and certified.
b-De-energized with the power turned on.
c-Shut down, isolated and de-energized.
d-Electrified, isolated and shut down.
37-Two common methods of cleaning process equipment include:
a-Water-washing and steaming.
b-Purging and gas testing.
c-Steaming and gas testing.
d-Treating and clarifying.
38-Why do we install blinds in process equipment?
a-To isolate electrical equipment.
b-To prevent blindness.
c-To keep liquids or gases from contacting people.
d-Because it is a government requirement.
39-Equipment is isolated to make sure it cannot be:
a-Slip, trip or fall.
b-Taken to a shop for repairs.
c-Started-up, leak or cause electric shock.
d-shut down by accident.
40-Removing fuses from an electrical circuit or disconnecting electric wiring is an example of what?
a-Purging electrical equipment.
b-Locking electrical equipment.
c-Cleaning electrical equipment.
d-Isolating electrical equipment.
41-Choese two methods of isolating equipment:
a-Shut down and clean.
b-Install locks and take gas tests.
c-Remove piping and install blinds.
d-Install tages and purge.
42-Installing locks and tages on electrical al breakers prevents accidental:
a-Start-up of equipment.
b-Blind instalation.
c-Nitrogeen release.
d-Purging of equipment.
43-Who instaal locks?
a-The foreman and receiver.
b-Every member of the crew.
c-The issuer and gas tester.
d-One member from each work crew.
44-why do we install tags as well as locks?
a-To record gas tests.
b-To record purging cycles.
c-To expalin with the lock is installed.
d-To list safety precaution.
45-What happens to operation locks and tages installed on equipment when operators change shifts?
a-The keys are usually transferred to the new shift.
b-The locks must be replaced.
c-The locks and tags must be removed.
d-The tages must be desroyed.
46-The issuer must try to start-up equipment at the fieid switch after it has been isolated and before work starts to make sure:
a-There is no gas in the area
b-it cannot accidentally start
c-it has been purged and cieaned
d-the receivers tag is installed
47-who should be the first organization to install locks and tags?
d-power distribution
48-Make 8-what must operations do before removing their locks and tags?
a-sure equipment is gas-free
b-make sure equipment can be safely started
c-clean and purge the breaker
d- the gas tests and restart equipment
49-A release of Hazardous Liquids or Gases Permit is required when?
a-Craftsmen build a scaffoid
b-Operators release hydrocarbon to the flare
c-Operators drain equipment
d-Pipe fitters open a line or install blinds
50-Cold work includes?
a-Scaffold building and using a back hoe
b-Brush painting and abrasive blasting
c-abrasive blasting and painting
d-Sand removal and scaffold building
51-covering sewers is required by which work permit?
52-The use of an air compressor in an operating area requires which work permit?
53-Choose three things you should check before issuing a Release permit
a-Ignition sources ,gloves and safety shoes.
b-Safety hamess , belt and glasses
c-wind direction ,drainage ,ignition sources
d-Sewers, man ways and air mavers
54-what is the difference between hot and cold work?
a-Both use an ignition source
b-Cold uses an ignition source
c-Neither use an ignition source
d-Hot uses an ignition souece
55-what is one hazard with doing hot work?
a-Flash point
b-Ignition source
c-Cold work
d-Vapor pressure
56-Choose three things that are needed before allowing entry into a confined space
a-Gas test ,fire extinguisher ,barricades
b-Lighting ,standby man ,air mover
c-Fire watch ,air mover ,gas tests
d-Air mover , respirator, countersignatures
57-what is the acceptable level of LEL to allow hot work?
b-10 to 100 ppm
c-5% to 5%
d-21% to 23.5%
58-A release of Hazardous Liquids or Gases Permit is required when?
a-Pipe fitters open a line or install blinds
b-Craftsmen build a scaffold
c-Operators drain equipment
d-Operators release hydrocarbon to the flare
59-Select the statement where ALL THREE items are needed before allowing entry into a confined space?
a-Lighting, standby man ,air mover
b-Gas tests ,fire extinguisher ,barricades
c-Air mover ,respirators, countersignatures
d-Fire watch ,air mover ,gas tests
60-what is considered cold work?
a-Scaffold building and grinding
b-brush painting and abrasive blasting
c-sand removal and scaffold building
d-Abrasive blasting and painting
61-what hazard would you find when doing hot work?
a-ignition point
b-Auto ignition temperature
c-ignition switch
d-ignition source
62-the use of a vehicle in an operating area requires which work permit?
63-we use work permits in hazardous areas to identity________
a-Expired permits
b-The designated representative
c-Alternate receivers
d-Hazards and precautions
64-The information entered in the “exact work location” box is important because it controls?
a-How many workers can be at the job site
b-where the receiver can work
c-How long receiver can work
d-what equipment the receiver can use
65-what does the duration box tell the receiver?
a-when to go to lunch
b-the expiry date of the receivers certificate
c-How long the extension is approved for
d-when the work must stop
66-why does the issuer need to know what equipment will be used at a job site?
a-it tells him is a fire extinguisher is needed
b-it tells him if a fire watch is needed
c-it helps him identity hazards
d- it tells him if a standby man is needed
67-why is the checklist section important to issuers and receivers?
a-Defines the duration and scope of work
b-Controls the receivers break times
c-it defines all hazards
d-Makes sure important steps have been taken
68-what must the issuer do if a joint site inspection is not done?
a-Require barricades and warning signs
b-Assign a designated representative
c-Tell his foreman
d-write why not on the work permit
69-“Use a fire blanket” or “hand dig only” are examples of what?
b-Precautionary hazards
c-Additional precautions
d-Regular precautions
70-what must the issuer do if a joint site inspection is not done?
a-Require barricades and warning signs
b-Assign a designated reqresentative
c-Tell his foreman
d-write why not on the work permit
71-what should the issuer do if gas tests are not needed?
a-Use continuous monitoring
b-Write0.0,0 ppm and 21% on the permit
c-Enter “N/A” or” not needed”
d-Sign for the gas tester
72-what information must the gas tester enter on the work permit?
a-LTX-310 expiry date, name and bade number
b-Badge and certificate numbers
c-Gas test results and normal levels
d-Gas test results, name and badge number
73-who can extend a work permit?
a-New unit foreman
b-Designated representative
d-New issuer and receiver
74-who can close a work permit?
a-Receiver and standby man
b-issuer and receiver
c-Fire watch
d-issuer and designated representative
75-what must the issuer write on the work permit?
a-Gas test result, name and badge number
b-Name and certificate expiry date
c-Badge number and certificate expiry date
d-Name, organization code and badge number
76-what must the receiver write on the work permit?
a-Name of fire watch, name and badge number
b-Badge number and certificate expiry date
c-Name ,organization code and badge number
d-Name of the Fire watch
77-Where could an issuer find out which permit to issue for a specific job?
a-On the back of any work permit.
b-On the front of any work permit
c-Corporate Loss Prevention Manual
d-Facility operating instructions
78-who must sign a hot work permit to extend it?
a-The new issuer and receiver
b-The new issuer, receiver, and gas tester
c-The new area foreman and the new issuer
d-Superintendents countersignature is required
79-work permits can be issued for up to 30 days if:
a-it is highly unlikely that conditions will change
b-The receiver cannot close the work permit
c-only cold work will be done
d-The work site is far away
80-who is responsible for safety at the work site after a permit has been extended?
a-No one after a permit has been extended
b-The original issuer and receiver
c-The issuer and receiver who signed the extension
d-The old issuer, because he did the Joint Site Inspection
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81-what happens if work must continue past the time the original permit was to expire?
a-Work can continue until the job is complete
b-Stop work and come back the next day
c-Keep working ,but tell the issuer
d-Extend the permit or issue a new one
82-If a work permit is not issued during an emergency, what must be done to do the work?
a-All safety precaution must be taken
b-Superintendent must approve
c-Wear Scott Air Pacs
d-Joint site inspection
83-For how long can a work permit NORMALLY be issued and renewed without special agreement?
The answer is in G12.100 paragraph 4.5
a-2consecutive operating shifts(up to a maximum of 24 hours)
b-1conecutive operating shifts(up to a maximum of 12 hours)
c- 2conecutive operating shifts(up to a maximum of 30 days)
d-1conecutive operating shifts(up to a maximum of 30 days)
84-A pipe fitter cannot work on the same piece of equipment using a welders work permit because:
a-Joint site inspections are not needed for pipe fitters
b-welders are usually contractors
c-Each type of work involves different hazards
d-Gas tests are not needed for pipe fitters
85-who must sign a permit issued for up to 30 days?
a-Operations and maintenance division heads
b-Designated representative
c-Receiver and designated representative
d-Operations foreman ,issuer, and receiver
86-The receiver must stop work if:
a-He cannot find the issuer
b-The work site becomes unsafe
c-The issuer leaves the job site
d-The designated representative must leave
87-What would be a good example of when the receiver must stopwork?
a-The backhoe runs out of fuel
b-He cannot read the countersignature.
c-He hears an emergency alarm
d-Materials have not yet arrived
88-The issuer must stop work if:
a-More men were working than stated on the permit.
b-The issuer left the job site
c-The job site was found to be unsafe
d-The issuer lost his copy of the permit
89-what might happen if a safety problem arises and the receiver does not stop work?
a-Countersignatures become void
b-A fire ,injury, or accident
c-His certificate expires
d-The work permit expires
90-what must the receiver do if the stops work?
a-Tell the issuer
b-Tell the designated representative
c-Tell the senior craftsman
d-Tell his immediate supervisor
91-what must the issuer do with the permit after he stops work?
a-Close,then extend the permit
b-Get a countersignature
c-write the reason on the permit
d-Give his copy to the reciever
92-who must sign the work permit to close it? 
a-issuer and receiver
b-Gas tester, issuer, and receiver
c-Designated representative
d-competent person
93-why must work permits be closed?
a-To communicate the status of he work
b-To allow gas tests to be taken
c-To allow the permit to be extended
d-To stop all hot work
94-when must the work permit be closed?
a-After gas tests are taken
b-when the work is finished or the crew leaves
c-when the issuer leaves the work site
d-Before another permit is issued

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