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Safety Officer Job Interview Questions & Answers In Pakistan Dubai

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Safety Officer Job Interview Questions

Safety Officer Job Interview Questions & Answers

Question 1: What is Safety?

Answer:It is a condition which gives you freedom from hazard, risk, accident which may cause injury, damage and loss to material or property damage and even death.

Question 2: What is an accident?

Answer:It is an unexpected or unplanned event which may or may not result in injury or damage or property loss or death.

Question 3: What is an injury?

Answer:It is defined as a harmful condition sustained by the body as a result of an accident

Question 4: What is a hazard?

Answer:Inherent property of a substance or an occurrence which has potential to cause loss or damage property, person or environment.

Question 5: What is risk?

Answer:In probability of the realization of potential for loss or damage or injury.

Question 6: What is incident?

Answer:It is an event which represents deviation from the intended sequence of designed steps.

Question 7: What is safety policy?

Answer:Any company has a social and legal obligation to provide a safe and health working environment to all his improvement to all his employees.

Question 8: What is safety audit?

Answer:The safety audit is the process that identifies un-safe conditions and unsafe acts the plant and recommended safety improvement. Walk through It evaluates the unsafe condition notice able to naked eye during work through the plant. (Stores, civil work, erection work) Inter mediate-more details study and review of plant design and plant operation. Comprehensive –It evaluates the safety factors in the plant on the base engineering, analysis, testing, and measurement.

Question 9: What is safety tag?

Answer:Safety tag can be defined a surface made of card board or paper board on which English local languages letters written for warning safety instructions to employees.

Question 10: What is safety program?

Answer:Safety program can be defined as five methods by which accident can be prevent easily they are engineering, education, enforcement, enthusiasm and example safety programs are plain spoken and carry out certain legal steps.

Question 11: What is attitude?

Answer:Attitude may be described as continuous behavior .if man’s behavior is good, and then his action will be either correct or safe.

Question 12: What is emergency planning?

Answer:Emergency planning can defined as a control measures. It can control the accidents safe guard people and provide information to media.

Question 13: What is work permit system?

Answer:Work permit system is a “written documents” for permission to undertake a job by area in charge or it is written document issued by the area in charge to the performer to undertake the specific job.

Question 14: What is work at height?

Answer:Any work above 2 meters from ground is caused work at height.

Question 15: What is confined space?

Answer:An area which is small and enclosed or an area where one entry and exits or where a man cannot work comfortable in any location is caused confined space.

Question 16: What is excavation?

Answer:Marking a hole or tunnel by digging the ground by man or machine is called excavation.

Question 17: What is scaffolding?

Answer:It is a temporary platform constructed for supporting both men and materials and working safety at a construction site.

Question 18: What is welding?

Answer:The process of joining of metals either by electrical or by gas is called welding.

Question 19: What is gas cutting?

Answer:The process of joining of cutting metals by using oxygen and combustible gas is called gas cutting.

Question 20: What is sand blasting?

Answer:The process of removing rust dust, dirt, scales and old prints from the old surface using compressed air is called sand blasting.

Question 21: What is painting?

Answer:The process after sand blasting is called painting.

Question 22: What is LEL?

Answer:The minimum concentration of vapors, gasses and dust in air below which propagation of flame does not occur on contact with a source of ignition is called LEL.

Question 23: What is UEL?

Answer:The maximum proportion of vapors, gasses and dust in air above which proposal the flame does not occur on contact with a source of ignition is called UEL.

Question 24: What is manual handing?

Answer:The process of lifting, carrying and stacking materials by men is called manual handing.

Question 25: What is housekeeping?

Answer:Housekeeping means not only cleanness but also orderly arrangement of operations, tools, equipment’s storage facilities and suppliers.

Question 26: What is personal protective equipment?

Answer:It is equipment’s used to project the person from hazards such dust, dirt, fumes and sparks etc. It is the barrier between hazard and person.

Question 27: What is grinding?

Answer:Grinder is a portable machine with a wheel guard in position to reduce the danger.

Question 28: What is Crane?

Answer:A tall machine used for moving heavy objects by suspending them from a projecting arm with hook.

Question 29: What is fork lift truck?

Answer:Fork lift truck is designed to handle heavy loads.

Question 30: What is JSA?

Answer:The procedure of analyzing job for the specific purpose of finding the hazards and developing.

Question 31: What are the duties of a safety officer?

Answer: Prepare tool box talk Prepare monthly statistics Prepare the checklist Accident reports Management meetings Arrange the safety classes/training Arrange monthly safety bulletin Inspection of fire extinguisher Arrange first aid training classes Arrange safety competitions like quiz, slogan, poster competitions exhibition etc.

Question 32: What are the duties of a supervisor?

Answer: He has to instruct these workers about the work methods and procedures. He has to maintain discipline among the workers He has to supply necessary materials He has to control quality and cost of the job He has to guide has workers in doing a job in the correct and safe way He has to supply suitable personal protective equipment to his workers He should conduct periodical safety meetings. He should conduct safety inspection of his working area He should know about the fire fight equipment He should know investigate the accident and find out the cause of accident

Question 33: What are the pre cautions for welding?


  1. Remove all combustion material from the place of welding
  2. Clear the work area and cover wooden floor with fire proof mats. (Welding mechanic should be kept within the visibility of the
  3. Erect fire resistance screen around the work
  4. All welding cables should be fully insulted
  5. All welding mics shall be double earthed
  6. Welding area should be dry and free from water
  7. Keep the fire extinguisher / sand really
  8. Use leather hand gloves, goggles and helmets
  9. Switch off the power when welding is stopped
  10. Do not allow the helper to do welding
  11. Do not shift him welding cable unless the electric power is switched
  12. Do not allow the helper to carry the welding. Terminal of the welding cables should be provided 3-cable with lugs and kept
  13. Oxygen hose in black and Acetylene hose in red in color as per standard
  14. NRV of the blow torches should be maintained properly avoid back fire
  15. Welders should be trained properly
  16. Cylinders should be stored in a cold dry place away bottom heat and direct
  17. Proper housekeeping, good ventilation in the working area
  18. Smoking should be avoided from welding area
  19. Hose connection should be proper made
  20. Barricade the work area and put a sign board
  21. Rolling of cylinders should be avoided
  22. Flash back arrestor should be attached in each cylinder
  23. Any leakage of cylinder should be kept separately

Question 34: What is the precaution for gas cutting?


  1. Keep fire extinguisher nearby
  2. Keep fire watch nearby
  3. Remove all combustible from work area
  4. Use all necessary PPE
  5. Never put welding gas cylinder inside a confined space
  6. Hoses shall not be laid in path ways
  7. Gas cutting torch should have flash back arrestors
  8. Gas test to be done to check for presence of flammable gas in site
  9. Good housekeeping and ventilation necessary in working
  10. Hose connections should be made properly

Question 35: What are the precautions for “sandblasting”?


  1. Compressed airline, hoses and other fitting must installment firmly without leaks the hose.
  2. Misuse compress are should be avoided
  3. A fresh air hood or mask must be worn
  4. Housekeeping can be done period cally
  5. Fire extinguish her shall be kept nearby
  6. Dust mask ear plugs / muffs should be used
  7. No sand blasting shall be done on top of floating roof tank in
  8. Use goggles & face shield
  9. Sand blasting operation must be gas free

Question 36: What are the precautions for “painting”?


  1. All flammable material should be cleared from the work area
  2. The required protective clothing and equipment must be worn
  3. Cartridge respirators shall always be worn
  4. Adequate ventilation is necessary
  5. Adequate washing facilities must be readily available
  6. Barrier cream should be applied to the skin

Question 37: What are the hazards in welding?

Answer: Eye injury Burn injury Arc realization Electrical shock Light arc radiation Heat, light and radiation effect Heat fume Poisonous gases Chipped price of weld metal Fire Explosion Scattering Noise Sparking Sparking Flying sand

Question 38: What are hazards and injuries in manual handing?


  1. Cutting fingers due to sharp edges
  2. Burns due to handing of hot articles
  3. Foot injuries due to dropped articles
  4. Slipped disc due to improper posture in lifting on object
  5. Strains to wrist or fingers
  6. Sprains, wounds hernias, fractures

Question 39: Cause of accidents in manual handling?


  1. Improper lifting
  2. Carrying too heavy loads
  3. Improper gripping
  4. Failure to use PPE
  5. Lifting greasy, oily and irregular objects
  6. Poor physique

Question 40: What precautions are needed to avoid accident in manhandling?


  1. Stand at safe distance from the load
  2. Sharp edge and burns are removed before lifting a
  3. PPE such as safety gloves and safety shoes are to be
  1. If the weight is too heavy for one person to lift, then he has to seek the
  2. The pathway is not blocked by obstacles while carrying the
  3. The different actions, movements and forces necessary while carrying the
  4. Modify the task by using hooks and crow
  5. Mechanical equipment like cranes shall be
  6. Modify the objects
  7. Change the way things are

Question 41: Which Tips are necessary for manuals handling?


  1. Plan
  2. Clear the path
  3. Move in close to the load
  4. Secure your grip
  5. Hold your head upright
  6. Maintain normal curves of the spine
  7. Power the lift with legs and body weight
  8. Don’t twist

Question 42: What types of causes of accidents in mechanical handling?


  1. The sudden failure of wire rope or a chain
  2. Slipping of the load from the sling
  3. Swinging of the load at the time of lifting
  4. The load sometimes hits the man

Question 43: What are the accidents in “poor housekeeping”?


  1. Men getting hit by failing from overhead
  2. Men slipping as greasy, wet or dirty floor
  3. Men failing in open tank without cover in level floor
  4. Accidents due to poor lighting
  5. Fire accidents due to faulty electrical wires

Question 44: What are the advantages in good housekeeping?


  1. It helps in the reduction of accidents including fire accidents
  2. It saves the property damages
  3. It improves employee moral
  4. Better productivity
  5. Working area becomes presentable
  6. Human energy is conserved
  7. Visitors are very much satisfied
  8. The burden of supervisor is reduced

Question 45: How to care and maintenance of hand tools?


  1. Tools must be kept clean and free from corrosion
  2. Keep metal parts lightly oiled
  3. Remove burrs from edges of tools and heads of
  4. Tools which are not in used must be stored separately
  5. A good worker regularly inspects his tools
  6. Do not use tools without handles

Question 46: How to prevent accidents of “power tools”?


  1. The operators should wear face shields or safety glasses
  2. Power tools should be placed in the store room after use
  3. Power tools should have protected by guards
  4. Pneumatic hoses or electric cables of power tools should not pass through passage ways.
  5. The electrical power tools should be properly earthed
  6. Never horse play with hose of pneumatic tools
  7. Power tools machines should be maintained and operated

Question 47: What are the causes of accidents of “hard tools”?


  1. Due to wrong way using of
  2. Due to defective condition of tools
  3. Due to failure of using right tools for right job
  4. Due to wrong way of carrying tools
  5. Due to strong of tools unsafely

Question 48: What precautions are necessary in electrical work?


  1. All electrical installations shall be as per country electricity rules
  2. Only competent persons should handle the electrical equipment
  3. The equipment should be earthed properly
  4. All temporary electric lines should be drawn at least above man’s height
  5. Cable should be completely insulted
  6. Cable should not have any joints
  7. Only connection for one point
  8. Good housekeeping on the area
  9. Fire protection equipment to be kept near by
  10. Use rubber gloves and rubber boots
  11. Use good quality of wire
  12. Power isolation close to the job
  13. Use three pin plugs instead of loose wire
  14. Never operate any electrical equipment with wet hands
  15. Never stand wet surface while working electrical equipment
  16. During thunder storm do not stand under tree
  17. Proper sign board is necessary
  18. No person shall work on any live electrical conductor
  19. The switch shall only be put on by person who switched it off

Question 49: What are the hazards in construction?


  1. Fall of person from top and getting injured
  2. Fall of objects from top and below person injury
  3. Fall of materials from top and damaged
  4. Person fall into excavated pit
  5. Collapse of soil and below person get injury or may
  6. Damage of UG cables and sewage pipe
  7. Collapse of scaffolding and person fall from height, get injury
  8. Electrical shock
  9. Fire and explosion
  10. Burn injury
  11. Health and lung problems
  12. Snakes bite
  13. Poisonous gas
  14. Foreign body in eye

Question 50: What types of cause of accident in construction?


  1. Erection equipment failure
  2. Falling of persons from height
  3. Electrical shocks
  4. Improper lighting
  5. Nonstop working by worker
  6. Up safe work methods
  7. Collapsing of earth during trench excavation
  8. Failure of use safety equipment
  9. Working a height without safety belt

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