Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health
Which of the following is NOT one of the primary causes of falls?
|A foreign object on the waling surface|
|Fall protection components|
|An individual’s impaired physical condition|
The ANSI standard for face and eye protective devices is:
Which safety device is used to detect the flow of current to the ground and open the circuit?
|Ground fault circuit interrupter|
|Ground wiring fuse|
Which is NOT a strategy for ensuring employees wear and are comfortable with personal protective equipment (PPE)?
|Provide PPE education and training programs.|
|Select PPE based only upon the worst hazard that might be encountered.|
|Be sensitive to fit, comfort, and style issues.|
|Reinforce the proper use of PPE, and challenge its improper use.|
Proper lifting techniques that should be taught as part of an organization’s safety program include all of the following EXCEPT:
|twist while lifting the load to gain momentum.|
|push, do not pull.|
|lift with your legs, not with your back.|
Describe the differences between flash point, fire point, and auto-ignition temperature. Which are more stable, combustible liquids or flammable liquids? Why?
Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use All sources used, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
There is often an overlap between OSHA standards and local or state building, electrical, and life safety codes. Is this overlap helpful or not helpful to the safety manager in doing his or her job?