Focusing On Lagging And Leading Ehs Events

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Investigating events (i. E. Near-misses) & completing EHS Items


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Lagging EHS Event are unplanned/unwanted events that occurred in the past and which resulted in (or had the potential to cause) harm or damage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Leading EHS Event are EHS activities intended to prevent lagging EHS events.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Layer of Protection (LOP) are protective barriers used to prevent unwanted harm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Weaknesses which can allow a lagging EHS event to pass through a LOP and lead to a more serious consequence are called:
    • A. 

      Warts

    • B. 

      Holes

    • C. 

      Misalignments

    • D. 

      Barriers

  • 5. 
    If one Layer of Protection fails but another functions correctly, the unwanted event:
    • A. 

      Occurs.

    • B. 

      Does not occur.

  • 6. 
    Investigate ALL lagging events to determine the Root Cause.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    When talking about "5 Why" as a root cause method, it is said that by the time you get to the __________  why, you will likely be looking squarely at the root issue.
    • A. 

      1st or 2nd

    • B. 

      2nd or 3rd

    • C. 

      3rd or 4th

    • D. 

      4th or 5th

  • 8. 
    All of the following are leading EHS tools except for:
    • A. 

      Process Flow Diagrams

    • B. 

      Risk Matrix

    • C. 

      Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

    • D. 

      OSHA Injury/Illness (300) Form

    • E. 

      Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)

  • 9. 
    In 2009, each employe at Virent must complete how many EHS items?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 10. 
    The best protection occurs when ___________ shares responsibility for the elimination of workplace hazards and employee safety.
    • A. 

      No one

    • B. 

      Everyone