Flashcards in CSP Domain 9: Law And Ethics Deck (43)
Section of an insurance contract that takes coverage away for some type of risk
(Home owners policies exclude flood damage)
What information is required to be maintained in an employees medical record if they have occupational exposures?
-Name and SSN
-Copy of Hep B vaccination status
-Employers copy of the health care professional’s written opinion
-Copy of information provided to medical provider
-Copy of all results of examinations, medical testing, and follow up procedures
What is an example of something that OSHA does not have legal authority/jurisdiction to do?
Shutting down work sites
How long does an employer have to contest a citation issued by OSHA
15 WORKING days- must submit a written objection/notice
A compliance safety and health officer (CSHO) who is investigating a site because of a complaint may inspect
Only the area covered by the complaint
How quickly must each injury or illness be recorded
Within 7 calendar days of receiving information that the recordable injury or illness has occurred
Employer knowingly operates outside of regulations and puts employees at risk
What is the minimum fine from OSHA for a willful violation?
Which OSHA standard covers Confined Space Entry?
For states that have an Employee Right to Know Law, the federal OSHA HAZCOM standard:
*Only in states with preapproved plans by OSHA that are more protective or equally as protective as federal law.
Currently 25 states operate under approved plans, 23 of those cover only public sector employees, 2 cover private sector employees
What does OSHRC stand for and what is its primary purpose?
Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
Purpose is to adjudicate disagreements resulting from citations issued to employers for noncompliance with OSHA standards
Term used when the SUPPLIER of a product could have reasonably anticipated misuse of the product in regards to product liability
According to subpart L (scaffolding) of 1926, what is the trigger height for fall protection
What is the trigger height for fall protection in construction industry in Subpart X (portable ladders)?
No requirement for fall protection when working on portable ladders in construction industry?
Person APPROVED by employer to to perform specific duties or be at specific location
What is the OSHA civil penalty if a willful violation results in the death of an employee and the employer is convicted in a criminal investigation?
Up to $250,000 for individuals and up to $500,000 for corporations and 6 months in jail
Which OSHA standard covers Bloodborne pathogens?
First section of an insurance contract that states who and what risks or property are covered by the contract
The BCSP code of ethics is composed of how many standards?
What is the maximum civil penalty OSHA may impose for each willful violation
70,000 per violation
(Note: Law changed in 2018 to increase to $129,336 per violation but it has not changed on CSP exam as of yet)
What type of product liability warranty claims describes when a product does not perform as explicitly claimed in the product advertisement, resulting in an injury to the buyer?
What is a true statement about audits
Documentation should be reviewed at every audit
Regarding product liability, which term means the parties involved in a negligence case are limited to those directly involved in the sales transaction of a product?
Who is mandated by legislative dictate to provide health and safety training for employers and employees
Type of OSHA standard that specifies the end result to be achieved not the methodology used to achieve it
What is the maximum penalty for failure to abate a violation?
$7,000 per day beyond the abatement rate
What are facts regarding a light-duty or return to work program
-Program should be in writing and communicated to all employees
-Company’s commitment to getting injured employees back to productive work should be highlighted
-Trusting relationship be established w/ medical provider-employee-company
Type of OSHA standard that are provisions that apply to a wide variety of operations and industries
Example: Respiratory Protection
Which agency is responsible for automobile safety with a mandate to reduce accidents on the nations highways?
NHTSA- National Highway Traffic Safety Association