1s051 Volume I Pretest (For Reference Use Only)

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USAF Safety Journeyman Volume I Pretest (FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    (001) In 1867, which state began to use factory safety inspectors?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Wisconsin

    • D. 

      Alabama

  • 2. 
    (001) The safety law passed by the state of Massachusetts in 1867 required that
    • A. 

      Fire extinguishers be installed in all clothing factories.

    • B. 

      All factories be inspected by state factory inspectors.

    • C. 

      Fire escapes be installed in all multistory buildings.

    • D. 

      All hazardous machinery be safeguarded.

  • 3. 
    (002) The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970 was passed to ensure that
    • A. 

      Work-related injuries would be reported.

    • B. 

      Work places would be safe and healthful.

    • C. 

      Safety and health standards would be uniform.

    • D. 

      Statistics on injuries and deaths would be kept.

  • 4. 
    (002) The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 applied mainly to which industries/agencies?
    • A. 

      Private industry.

    • B. 

      Federal agencies.

    • C. 

      Private construction industry only.

    • D. 

      Private and federal industries/agencies.

  • 5. 
    (001) In 1924, the first respirator appeared in what industry?
    • A. 

      Grain mills.

    • B. 

      Steel mills.

    • C. 

      Clothing plants.

    • D. 

      Chemical plants.

  • 6. 
    (002) Who is the approval authority for state safety plans?
    • A. 

      The Secretary of Labor.

    • B. 

      The Secretary of Commerce.

    • C. 

      The state’s legislative bodies.

    • D. 

      The US Congress.

  • 7. 
    (002) Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, who is accountable for employee violations of safety and health standards?
    • A. 

      The employee.

    • B. 

      The employer.

    • C. 

      The state government.

    • D. 

      The federal government.

  • 8. 
    (002) Before the creation or revision of an Occupational Safety and Health Act safety standard, the standard must be
    • A. 

      Approved by the US Senate.

    • B. 

      Brought before formal public hearings.

    • C. 

      Approved by the US House of Representatives.

    • D. 

      Brought before and approved by ⅔ of the legislative bodies.

  • 9. 
    (002) How were federal agencies required to follow the Occupational Safety and Health Act?
    • A. 

      Act of Congress.

    • B. 

      Executive Orders.

    • C. 

      Supreme Court ruling.

    • D. 

      Congressional referendum.

  • 10. 
    (002) What factor has forced a reduction in the number of general workplace safety inspections?
    • A. 

      Inspection emphasis shifted towards building and trades industry.

    • B. 

      Lack of congressional action to ensure compliance with the law.

    • C. 

      Lack of qualified inspectors.

    • D. 

      Budgetary constraints.

  • 11. 
    (003) Who has the primary responsibility for the mishap prevention program?
    • A. 

      Supervisors.

    • B. 

      Commanders.

    • C. 

      Safety staffs.

    • D. 

      Functional managers.

  • 12. 
    (003) Which incident would be an Air Force mishap? An unplanned event
    • A. 

      That does not interfere with a work activity.

    • B. 

      Which results in no damage to AF or private property.

    • C. 

      That result in injury or illness to non-DOD personnel caused by Air Force operations.

    • D. 

      In which the action or reaction of an object, substance, or person, or radiation results in the potential injury or damage to Air Force personnel.

  • 13. 
    (004) Who has ultimate responsibility for AF safety programs?
    • A. 

      Chief of safety (COS).

    • B. 

      Ground safety manager (GSM).

    • C. 

      Unit safety representative (USR).

    • D. 

      Air Force Chief of Safety (AF/SE).

  • 14. 
    (004) Which staff is responsible for developing Air Force Occupational Safety and Health (AFOSH) standards supplements for unique operations for which safety and health guidance does not exist?
    • A. 

      Wing safety.

    • B. 

      Air Force Safety Center (AFSC).

    • C. 

      Major command (MAJCOM) safety.

    • D. 

      Non-appropriated funds (NAF) safety.

  • 15. 
    (004) Who has the responsibility of making sure that off duty safety briefings are provided to all personnel?
    • A. 

      Commander.

    • B. 

      Chief of safety.

    • C. 

      Ground safety staff.

    • D. 

      Ground safety manager.

  • 16. 
    (004) Who manages the mishap prevention program for the wing commander?
    • A. 

      Ground safety manager.

    • B. 

      Safety superintendent.

    • C. 

      Chief of safety.

    • D. 

      Safety staff.

  • 17. 
    (005) What percentage of mishap causal factors is contributed to human error?
    • A. 

      15 to 20 percent.

    • B. 

      50 to 60 percent.

    • C. 

      80 to 90 percent.

    • D. 

      100 percent.

  • 18. 
    (005) Which example describes an attitudinal factor in relation to human factors in the mishap prevention program?
    • A. 

      Using equipment when not properly trained or qualified.

    • B. 

      Ignoring directions from supervisors and work leaders.

    • C. 

      Not following established procedures or taking unauthorized shortcuts to save time.

    • D. 

      Reacting psychologically to situations according to previously habitual learned responses..

  • 19. 
    (005) In relation to human factors in the mishap prevention program, people’s attitudes may be expected to remain unchanged
    • A. 

      Until self-evaluation dictates a change.

    • B. 

      As long as their personalities remain unchanged.

    • C. 

      Until their aptitudes have been more highly developed.

    • D. 

      As long as the attitudes serve and satisfy their needs.

  • 20. 
    (005) In relation to human factors in the mishap prevention program, people who can be expected to generally dislike safety rules and regulations are those who
    • A. 

      Dislike rules and regulations.

    • B. 

      Have been written up before by safety.

    • C. 

      Feel as though their needs are not getting met.

    • D. 

      Feel that abiding by safety rules and regulations hinders their job performance.

  • 21. 
    (006) An effective mishap prevention program begins with
    • A. 

      Inter-service liaison.

    • B. 

      Professional contacts.

    • C. 

      Good intra-office discipline.

    • D. 

      Participation in safety councils.

  • 22. 
    (006) Which service can other military services provide to your safety program?
    • A. 

      Courtesy reports.

    • B. 

      On-the-job training for interns.

    • C. 

      Crossover funding for safety training.

    • D. 

      Input for contingency training development.

  • 23. 
    (006) Which organization can provide consultant services on a safety problem?
    • A. 

      Safety Training Institute.

    • B. 

      National Safety Council.

    • C. 

      Federal Advisory Council.

    • D. 

      Department of Health and Human Services.

  • 24. 
    (006) The Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) are organizations within which agency?
    • A. 

      Department of Labor.

    • B. 

      National Safety Council.

    • C. 

      Safety Training Institute.

    • D. 

      Federal Advisory Council.

  • 25. 
    (006) Which organization’s mission is to assure the safety and health of America’s workers by setting and enforcing standards and providing training?
    • A. 

      National Safety Council.

    • B. 

      Field Federal Safety and Health Council.

    • C. 

      Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

    • D. 

      Occupational Safety and Health Administration Training Institute.

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