Eu-OSHA Quiz - Enterprise Europe Network Annual Conference, Paphos - Cyprus, October 2012

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Eu-OSHA Quiz - Enterprise Europe Network Annual Conference, Paphos - Cyprus, October 2012

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. On what does the New Healthy Workplaces Campaign focuses on?
    • A. 

      Risk prevention;

    • B. 

      Managing risks;

    • C. 

      Encouraging top managers to actively engage in risk reduction;

    • D. 

      Encouraging workers, their representatives and other stakeholders to work with managers to reduce risks;

    • E. 

      All the previous answers together;

    • F. 

      Reduce noise;

    • G. 

      Musculoskeletal disorders;

    • H. 

      Dangerous substances

  • 2. 
    1. What is the scale of the problem?
    • A. 

      Every 35 minutes a person dies in the European Union as a result of a work-related accident or an occupational disease.

    • B. 

      Every 3.5 hours a person dies in the European Union as a result of a work-related accident or an occupational disease.

    • C. 

      Every 3.5 minutes a person dies in the European Union as a result of a work-related accident or an occupational disease.

    • D. 

      Every 35 hours a person dies in the European Union as a result of a work-related accident or an occupational disease.

  • 3. 
    1. What does leadership mean in practice?
    • A. 

      Visible, active commitment from the board and directors/owner;

    • B. 

      Establishing effective ‘downward’ communication systems and management structures — or crossways communication in small businesses;

    • C. 

      Engaging the workforce and their representatives in the promotion and achievement of safe and healthy working conditions by, for example, empowering them and encouraging effective ‘upward’ communication and providing high quality training;

    • D. 

      Managing safety and health based on risk assessments;

    • E. 

      Integration of good safety and health management throughout all parts of the business;

    • F. 

      Ensuring safety and health is central to an organisation’s corporate social responsibility strategies (as well as its core values);

    • G. 

      Promoting these ideas throughout the entire supply chain;

    • H. 

      Monitoring, reporting and reviewing health and safety performance;

    • I. 

      All previous answers are correct;

    • J. 

      Take decisions on Health and Safety without consulting with workers and their representatives;

    • K. 

      Ordering employees to follow all safety and health rules and not following them themselves;

    • L. 

      Visiting workstations and ask the staff to produce more

    • M. 

      Contracting an excellent all coverage insurance to protect the management in case of work-related accidents or illnesses

  • 4. 
    1. What is worker participation in practice? (Which of the below solutions is wrong?)
    • A. 

      Effective and open dialogue that involves genuinely listening to each other’s concerns;

    • B. 

      Joint problem solving and decision making;

    • C. 

      Participation in the development of safety and health policies and practices;

    • D. 

      Workers working beyond their possibilities to please the employer;

    • E. 

      Participation of employees in the promotion and achievement of safe and healthy working conditions;

    • F. 

      Workers fully cooperating with employers to improve workplace safety, health and wellbeing.

  • 5. 
    1. Who can take part? (Which of the below groups is wrong?)
    • A. 

      The campaign is open to all organisations and individuals at local, national and European level, including: Employers in the public and private sector, including small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs); managers, supervisors and workers;

    • B. 

      Trade unions and safety representatives;

    • C. 

      Employers’ organisations;

    • D. 

      Professional associations;

    • E. 

      Safety and health institutions;

    • F. 

      Occupational safety and health professionals and practitioners;

    • G. 

      Training providers and the education community;

    • H. 

      Pupils and students from colleges

    • I. 

      Regional and local occupational safety and health risk prevention and insurance services