Tti Tailgate Safety Topic - November 17, 2014

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Tti Tailgate Safety Topic - November 17, 2014

Construction Ergonomics


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    OSHA defines ergonomics as making the worker aware of the potential of getting hurt by doing a task the wrong way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    According to the presentation, ergonomic risk factors include (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Contact Stress

    • B. 

      Force

    • C. 

      Employee Height

    • D. 

      Awkward Postures

    • E. 

      Vibration

    • F. 

      Strength

    • G. 

      Repetition

    • H. 

      Vision Disabilities

    • I. 

      Hearing Loss

    • J. 

      Static Loading

  • 3. 
    Ideally, ergonomics:
    • A. 

      Makes the job safer by preventing injury and illness.

    • B. 

      Makes the job last longer, so that the worker only has to do one task each day or week.

    • C. 

      Makes the job easier by adjusting the job to the worker.

    • D. 

      Saves money.

    • E. 

      Makes the job more pleasant by reducing physical and mental stress.

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      All of the above EXCEPT B.

    • H. 

      All of the above EXCEPT E.

  • 4. 
    Ways to minimize contact stress when performing a task include avoiding pressure on palms, wrists, elbows, and knees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False