HRA Chapter 15 T&f And Questions 41-49

34 Questions | Total Attempts: 41

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  • 1. 
    In the U.S. the prvailing approach to workplace accidents and diseases is that they are an unavoiadable by-product of work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The term "security" refers to protection of the physical well being of people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The accident rates have been decreasing for years, which has also reduced the amount of accident costs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Self-employed persons have a higher accident rate than do employees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Employers are required to provide workers' compensation insurance for employers working at a home via telecommunicating.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The ADA encourages employers, in an attempt to reduce workers' compensation costs, to make accomidations for injured employees through light duty work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The "general duty" clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act requires that in areas where there are no safety standards, the employer has a general duty to provide safe and healthy working conditions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    OSHA requires rhat material safety data sheets be available in other languages if there are employees for whom english is not their primary language.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    OSHA has issued regulations to eliminate or minimize occupational exposure to hepititis B virus (HBV) and (HIV)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Munster Golden tool INC, displays all posters from government regulitory agencies, including OSHA, on the back wall of the parking garage, behind stacks of merchandise to be shipped.  All employees know the posters are displayed in this location, but few employes pass this spot in their daily work routine.  Munster is in violation of OSHA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Ergonomic studies foucus on such factors as fatigue, lighting, tools, equipment layout and placement of controls.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Some work place have ares designated as "hard hat ares."  this would come under OSHAs regulations for PPE.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Cumulative trauma disorders occur when a worker is required to stand for long periods of time, in the same place, while working.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Despite years of research, ergonomics has not been able to reduce the oncidence of CTDs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    All employers engaged in private commerce with more than five employees must complete OSHA form 300 if there is a workplace accidents or injury.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    During a fire at the animal research facility, Brendan inhaled smoke while trying to rescue the research monkeys.  Sadly he died six months later from lung problems related to his heroic efforts.  This is not a reportable accident or injury for OSHA purposes since Brendan died off the work premises and months later.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Under current OSHA regulations, an employer cannot refuse entry to an OSHA inspector.  Instead of allowing an employer "tidy up" this no-knock provision permits inspection of normal operations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    OSHA inspectors issue citations against the employer for any violation of which the employer had knowledge and did not correct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Other than serious violations could have an impact on employees' health and safety but probablly would not cause death or serious harm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Many employers pay little attention to OSHA because they have only small chance of being inspected.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In healthcare setting, one would expect that more mistakes in patient care would occur at 2 am that at 2 pm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    An employee who is upset because his wife has told him she wants a divorce is at an elevated risk of having an accident at work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Experts recommend an annual safety workshop for all employees as the best way to reduce accidents in the work palce.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Safety commities tend to have little influence in the organization because executives tend to place more value on the recommendations of outside experts.  Consequently, much safety work has been outsourced to safety engineering companies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    An eployer who has been warned of a safety violation, but does not correct the situation is vulnerable to a ______ violation.
    • A. 

      Serious

    • B. 

      Wilful and repeated

    • C. 

      De minimis

    • D. 

      Imminent danger

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