Take 5 to Reduce Risk
This is not a Test
It is a knowledge check
If you do not know the answer, leave the question blank.
We will go over it at the end. Some questions may have multiple answers.
1. Maine Diversion Summer Injury Stats- What percentage were 5 years or less?
2. Maine Diversion Summer Crash Stats- What percentage were 5 years or less?
3. Benefits of Stretching
A. Reduced muscle tension
B. Look good doing it
C. Increased circulation of the blood to the body
D. Enhanced muscular coordination
4. Tips for Safe Stretching
A. Stretch slowly
B. Hold your breathe
C. No pain no gain
D. Avoid bouncing or jerky movement during stretch
E. Maintain good posture while stretching
5. Why you need to hydrate?
A. Moistens tissues, mouth, eyes, and nose
B. Carries nutrients and oxygen to cells
C. So you can grow tall
D. Lubricates joints
6. Signs of Dehydration
A. Feeling dizzy and lightheaded.
B. Producing less or darker urine.
C. Muscle cramps
D. Dry or sticky mouth
7. Preventing Dehydration
A. Drink sport drinks
B. Drink plenty of fluids
C. Wear cotton or other breathable clothing
D. Pace yourself
8 Keys to Lifting / Lowering
__4__ Test the object for weight and shifting contents.
__8__ Use the existing equipment or facilities to assist in lifting/lowering.
__1__ Get close to the object, work within your power zone.
__3_ Bend at the knees, keep the natural curve of your back.
__7_ Move your feet. Step or Pivot, don’t TWIST.
__6__ Lift with a SMOOTH steady motion, don’t JERK.
__2 Position your feet “shoulder width” apart, one slightly ahead of the other.
__5_ Get a FIRM grip and grasp opposite corners.
8. Which is a Tier 3 Crash?
A. UPS hits a parked car.
B. Driver (not in driver’s seat) or not in the vehicle and it rolls away.
C. A pedestrian is struck or any way involved with a UPS vehicle.
D. Intersection accident.
Fill in the blank with what each letter stands for.
Yield the Right of Way
Expect the unexpected
Look left, right, left
Leave yourself an out
Stopping Distance= Thinking Distance + Braking Distance
9. Breaking Distance increases with
B. Tire Wear
C. Gas Mileage
D. Wet Roads
10. Following distance for speeds under 30 mph
A. 4 – 6 seconds
B. 2 – 4 seconds
C. 6 – 8 seconds
D. 8 – 12 seconds
11. Following distance for speeds over 30 mph
A. 10 – 12 seconds
B. 8 – 10 seconds
C. 4 – 6 seconds
D. 6 – 8 seconds
Take a Moment to Read
Look Left, Right, Left
When approaching an intersection with a traffic light, determine your “decision point” an
imaginary distance from the intersection that is determined by traffic and road conditions.
Scan- Don’t Stare.
Keep your eyes moving. Look left, right, and left again before proceeding through the
Beware of the Stale, Left, Right, Left!!!
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12. “Never Hand A Package to a Customer when a Dog is Present”
Directions: Read the sentence carefully. Write True if the sentence is correct and False, if it is
13. __ True___ Big or small, male or female, young or old, any dog can bite.
14. __False___ If a dog threatens you, you should run as fast as you can.
15. ___False___ You should believe an owner when he tells you his dog is safe.
16. ___True____ You can reduce the risk of dog bite injuries by never thinking any dog is
Focus on Backing
When We Take a Risk, We Don’t Get to Choose the Outcome
Rules of Backing
17. ____4____ Back first, tap horn continuously.
18. ____1____ Only back when necessary.
19. ____3____ Back to the driver side
20. ____6____ Use rear vision camera as 3rd mirror.
21. ____2____ Visually check the area.
22. ____5____ Minimize the back. Back at a controlled speed.
Lost Time Injury
At – Risk Behavior
My Job Provides My Paycheck, but Safety
Takes Me Home.