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Announcing the winner of the Hazard Identification Challenge

The Quality & Risk Team’s Hazard Identification Quiz was a great success! Thank you to everyone who participated.

The challenge was to categorize the hazards below based on the ten groups:  Poor posture, old wiring, faulty food chopper, frequent lifting, blood, X-ray, insect bite, fumes, loudspeaker, wet staircase.


Hazard groups:

  1. Electricity
  2. Chemicals
  3. Noise
  4. Gravity
  5. Biological
  6. Radiation
  7. Manual tasks
  8. Temperatures
  9. Machinery and equipment
  10. Psychosocial

More than 95% of the responses were correct!

Correct answers:

  • Poor Posture – Manual tasks
  • Old Wiring – Electricity
  • Faulty Food Chopper – Machinery & Equipment
  • Frequent Lifting – Manual tasks
  • Blood – Biological
  • X-Ray – Radiation
  • Insect Bites – Biological
  • Fumes – Chemicals
  • Loudspeaker – Noise
  • Wet Staircase – Gravity

The winner was randomly selected and will receive a $30 voucher of their choice:  Congratulations to Nathan March from the Community Pathways team!

Stay tuned for our next quiz.  We hope to have even more participants!

Parham Fouladi
Risk Management Coordinator

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