Occupational Health And Safety Act Quiz

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Occupational Health And Safety Act Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act every employer must develop and maintain a program to implement the workplace violence policy no matter the size or numberof employees
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Under Occupational Health and Safety workers now have the right to refuse work if they have a reason to believe they are in danger from workplace violence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Occupational Health and Safety Act is Federal law
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Certain workers who protect public safety cannot refuse work If the refusal would endanger the life, health or safety of another person
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Workers have no right to refuse work if they have a reason to believe they are in danger from workplace violence, they only have the right to notify their supervisor so they can take action needed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    It is an employees responsibility to report violations of workplace safety
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act a  teacher can refuse work even if a pupil’s life, health or safety is in imminent jeopardy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Employers have an obligation to prepare policies with respect to workplace violence and workplace harassment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Employers have no requirement to provide information and instruction to workers on the contents of workplace harassment policies and programs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Does the Occupational Health and Safety Act require employers or supervisors to do criminal background checks on employees
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    Employers who are aware that domestic violence may occur in the workplace must take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances to protect a worker at risk of physical injury
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, a worker can refuse to work if he or she has reason to believe he or she may be endangered by workplace violence [Section 43(3)(b.1)]. However, work cannot be refused on the grounds of workplace harassment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act who’s responsibility is workplace safety?
    • A. 

      Employee

    • B. 

      Employer

    • C. 

      All of the above

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