Wcd OSHA Training Jan. 2012

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  • 1. 

    When was OSHA passed by Congress?

    • A.

      1870

    • B.

      1930

    • C.

      1970

    • D.

      1642

    Correct Answer
    C. 1970
    Explanation
    OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, was passed by Congress in 1970. This legislation was enacted to ensure safe and healthy working conditions for employees in the United States. It created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to enforce regulations and standards related to workplace safety and health. The passage of OSHA marked a significant milestone in the protection of workers' rights and the prevention of workplace accidents and hazards.

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  • 2. 

    In 1970, Congress considered the fact that job related accidents accounted for more than 14,000 worker deaths.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In 1970, Congress recognized the high number of worker deaths caused by job-related accidents, which amounted to more than 14,000 fatalities. This indicates that the statement "In 1970, Congress considered the fact that job-related accidents accounted for more than 14,000 worker deaths" is true.

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  • 3. 

    OSHA was created within the Department of Labor.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    OSHA, which stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration, was indeed created within the Department of Labor. OSHA is responsible for ensuring safe and healthy working conditions for employees in the United States. Being a part of the Department of Labor allows OSHA to enforce workplace safety regulations and standards effectively, as well as provide guidance and assistance to employers and employees regarding occupational safety and health matters.

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  • 4. 

    Abatement means...

    • A.

      The hazard has increased

    • B.

      The hazard has been removed

    • C.

      The hazard was caused by an earthquake

    Correct Answer
    B. The hazard has been removed
    Explanation
    Abatement refers to the action of reducing or eliminating a hazard. Therefore, the correct answer is "the hazard has been removed". This implies that the danger or risk associated with the hazard has been successfully reduced or eliminated entirely.

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  • 5. 

    If a citation is issued, it must be posted for 2 days.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because a citation does not need to be posted for 2 days. The duration for posting a citation can vary depending on local laws and regulations.

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  • 6. 

    PPE stands for....

    • A.

      Personal Privacy Emphasis

    • B.

      Portable Personal Earbuds

    • C.

      Personal Protective Equipment

    Correct Answer
    C. Personal Protective Equipment
    Explanation
    PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment. This term refers to any equipment or clothing worn by individuals to minimize the risk of injury or exposure to hazards in the workplace. It includes items such as gloves, masks, goggles, helmets, and protective clothing. The purpose of PPE is to create a barrier between the wearer and potential hazards, ensuring their safety and well-being.

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  • 7. 

    Documentation of safety trainings must be kept for....

    • A.

      At least one year

    • B.

      Six months

    • C.

      Three weeks

    • D.

      Never

    Correct Answer
    A. At least one year
    Explanation
    Safety trainings are an essential part of maintaining a safe working environment. Keeping documentation of these trainings for at least one year allows organizations to track and verify that employees have received the necessary safety training. It also ensures that in the event of an incident or audit, there is a record of the trainings that have taken place. Additionally, retaining this documentation for an extended period allows for future reference and comparison, enabling organizations to identify any gaps or areas for improvement in their safety training programs.

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  • 8. 

    We are required to notify OSHA if....

    • A.

      Someone steals your staple

    • B.

      Someone takes your lunch money

    • C.

      More than three employees go to the clinic for the same issue

    Correct Answer
    C. More than three employees go to the clinic for the same issue
    Explanation
    If more than three employees go to the clinic for the same issue, it is necessary to notify OSHA. This is because it could indicate a potential workplace hazard or health issue that needs to be addressed. OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, requires employers to report incidents that involve the hospitalization of three or more employees, which includes visits to the clinic for the same issue. By notifying OSHA, they can investigate the situation and ensure that the workplace is safe and compliant with safety regulations.

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  • 9. 

    California has its own set of OSHA standards.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    California does indeed have its own set of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) standards. These standards are known as Cal/OSHA and are enforced by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH). Cal/OSHA regulations are often more stringent than federal OSHA standards and are specific to the unique hazards and industries in California. Therefore, the statement that California has its own set of OSHA standards is true.

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  • 10. 

    We are not required to notify OSHA if there is a fatality at the workplace.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, employers are required to report any work-related fatalities to OSHA within 8 hours of the incident. Therefore, the statement that we are not required to notify OSHA if there is a fatality at the workplace is false.

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