Occupational Health And Safety (Ohs)

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Occupational Health And Safety (Ohs)

With more than 60% percent of the world's population being in the working bracket, there are health and safety measures set to guide different occupations. The quiz below tests how much you know on occupational health and safety.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Absenteeism
    • A. 

      A) It is a habitual pattern of absence from a duty or obligation.

    • B. 

      B) Absence of physical, mental and social well being of workers in all occupations by preventing departures from health, controlling risks and the adaptation of work to people.

    • C. 

      C) Non-repetitive exposures for not more than 8 hours.

  • 2. 
    Asphyxia
    • A. 

      A) A condition of severely deficient supply of oxygen to the body.

    • B. 

      B) Partial or complete hair loss.

    • C. 

      C) Damage or harm to the physical structure of the body.

  • 3. 
    Industrial hygiene
    • A. 

      A) Science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, prevention and control of those environmental factors or stresses arising in or from the workplace which may cause sickness, impaired health and well being, or significant discomfort among workers or among citizens of the society.

    • B. 

      B) It is a science of designing, implementing and evaluating comprehensive health and safety programs that maintain and enhance employee health, improve safety and increase productivity in the workplace.

    • C. 

      C) Groups of clinical biochemistry laboratory blood essays designed to give a doctor or other health professional information about the state of a patient’s liver.

  • 4. 
    Occupational disease
    • A. 

      A) Disease or disability resulting from conditions of employment usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts.

    • B. 

      B) Medical illness caused by too little insulin or poor response to insulin. It can affect many parts of the body causing disease of small arteries and disease of peripheral nerves.

    • C. 

      C) A sharp pain along the course of a nerve. This severe nerve pain is caused by nerve compression or the breakdown of the protective myelin sheath surrounding the nerve.

  • 5. 
    Occupational Hazard
    • A. 

      A) An occupational exposure the worker has that is greater than a normal physical danger by the very nature of the work in which the worker is engaged.

    • B. 

      B) Verifying the existence and implementation of elements of occupational safety and health system and for verifying the system’s ability to achieve defined safety objectives.

    • C. 

      C) A chronic, progressive condition of scar tissue build-up in the lungs resulting from the inhalation of asbestos fibers.

  • 6. 
     Occupational Health
    • A. 

      A) Occupational Health is the promotion and maintenance of the highest degree of physical, mental and social well-being of workers in all occupations by preventing departures from health, controlling risks and the adaptation of work to people, and people to their jobs.

    • B. 

      B) Sleep problems characterized by difficulty falling asleep, frequent waking during the night, or waking up earlier than desired.

    • C. 

      C) Also called repetitive stress injury or typing injury, is an occupational overuse syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing.

  • 7. 
     Audiometer
    • A. 

      A) An instrument used to measure a person’s hearing ability. It is an electric device that produces acoustic stimuli of known frequency and intensity for the measurement of hearing.

    • B. 

      B) Continuous or repeated observation, measurement and evaluation of health and environment or technical data for defined purposes, according to prearranged schedules in space and time, using comparable methods for sensing and data collection.

    • C. 

      C) Refers to the amount of contaminant that is actually absorbed by the human body.

  • 8. 
    Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
    • A. 

      A) It is the restoration of blood circulation to prevent death and brain damage, using mouth- to –mouth breathing.

    • B. 

      B) It is one of the five methods of delivering EAR-Mouth-to Mouth, Mouth to nose, Mouth to Nose to Mouth, Mouth to Stoma and Mouth to Mask.

    • C. 

      C) Refers to the contaminant that is actually absorbed by the human body.

  • 9. 
     Safety
    • A. 

      A) It is the condition of being protected against failure, damage, error, Accidents or harm.

    • B. 

      B) State of being safe.

    • C. 

      C) It includes being physical protection or that of possessions.

    • D. 

      D) All the above answers are right.

  • 10. 
    Expired Air Resuscitation
    • A. 

      A) It is a method by which a rescuer breathes for a casualty who is in respiratory arrest.

    • B. 

      B) It is the restoration of blood circulation to prevent death and brain damage, using mouth- to –mouth breathing.

    • C. 

      C) In biology it is a measurement of the lungs ability to absorb and excrete gases.

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