Safety Skills – Interview Questions

Interview Question: Has there been an occasion, when to proceed with a project you have had to use specialist safety equipment?

Answer Guide: Applicant should be completely willing to acquire and use protective equipment and use their accessories.

Interview Question: When was the last occasion you had to make an instant decision to prevent a dangerous situation from becoming a crisis?

Answer Guide: Answer should display an intuitive reaction to protecting life and property when public safety is at stake.

Interview Question: When was the last occasion when others benefited from your description of personal experiences regarding safety hazards?

Answer Guide: Applicant should show willingness and the skills to communicate experience of risks and safety hazards for the benefit of other.

Interview Question: How regularly do you change your computer access code or password? Why do you make the change and what could be the result if you neglected to do so?

Answer Guide: Applicant should seek to protect sensitive or confidential information by making non-obvious code choices when changing the password.

Interview Question: When you have been given a physically demanding task or assignment how do you handle the situation?

Answer Guide: Applicant should assess the risk involved and takes steps to not overstrain their physical capacity.

Interview Question: Has there been a situation at home or within the work place where you have observed a potential safety risk that no one else seemed to consider? If so, how did you rectify the situation?

Answer Guide: A candidate should have the capability and confidence to independently assess environmental or safety risks. They should also have self-assurance to state his opinion and have good decision making skills.

Interview Question: You are aware that your current work place does not have the most modern or effective safety equipment available. Does this bother you and/or how do you handle this situation?

Answer Guide: The candidate should be not intimidated where issues of health and safety are concerned. They should be capable of expressing a desire to acquire it.

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