Intro To OSHA ACT

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Assessment for "Intro to OSHA Act" module created by James E. Huerkamp of EMCC Workforce Education Program.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The OSHA Act of 1970 is best described by which of the following statements?
    • A. 

      It is intended to punish companies for accidents.

    • B. 

      To insure safe and healthful working conditions, and to preserve human resources.

    • C. 

      To stop the injuries from imported chemicals.

    • D. 

      To stop the upward trend of accidents since the 1960s.

  • 2. 
    An employee believes he/she has been treated unfairly by being issued a citation and decides to contest the citation.  He/she may do so by which of the following procedures?
    • A. 

      At the time of the follow-up inspection, give the CSHO a letter requesting the citation be withdrawn.

    • B. 

      Notify the Secretary of Labor.

    • C. 

      Notify OSHA in writing within 15 working days.

    • D. 

      Contact legal counsel and initiate a small claims suit and name OSHA as the defendant.

    • E. 

      First, contact the CSHO and discuss reducing the penalty; subsequently, OSHA may be notified of the intent to contest the citation.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The right to inspect certain records and citations.

    • B. 

      The right to protection from discrimination for filing a complaint against his/her employer.

    • C. 

      The right to select the appropriate and applicable standards for his/her workplace.

    • D. 

      The right to be represented during safety and health inspections of his/her workplace.

  • 4. 
    Who can report a safety deficiency to OSHA?
    • A. 

      Maintenance Personnel

    • B. 

      Family members of deceased workers

    • C. 

      Management

    • D. 

      Any employee

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      You cannot. Only Management can look up standards

    • B. 

      Look to the Internet

    • C. 

      A written OSHA manual

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 6. 
    Which of the following accidents must be reported to OSHA within 8 hours?
    • A. 

      A bruised hand where the employee sees the doctor and goes back to work

    • B. 

      Two employees are sent to the hospital for treatment

    • C. 

      One employee breaks an arm

    • D. 

      An employee is killed on the job.

    • E. 

      None of the above