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61

Some causes of accidents

Forced or allowed to work in an unsafe environment
Poor training in lifting of heavy materials or equipment
Poorly lighted or ventilated atmospheres
Allowed to work in unsafe clothing or footwear
Using equipment for other than its intended purpose
Lack of safety inspections of vehicles and tools

62

True or False Some employees are accident prone due to their physical or mental makeup.

True

63

True or False It would not be advantageous to have a safety program designed for Public Works

False

64

True or False More Public Works employees get hurt than any other departments in government

True

65

What are some critical areas of responsibility for safety?

Defensive Driving, PPE, Equipment Inspections, Equipment Use, Work Zone Safety, Confined Space Entry, Right to Know

66

What are the six clues to detecting hazardous materials presence?

Occupancy / Location, Container Shapes, Markings and Colors, Placards and Labels, Shipping Documents, Senses

67

What are the routes of entry to the body for hazardous materials?

Inhalation, Absorbtion, Ingestion, Injection

68

Chemical exposure is described in two ways, name them.

Acute and Chronic

69

Define a confined Space.

An area with limited ingress and egress not designed for human occupancy

70

By nature confined spaces have a lack of natural air. What hazards can this cause

Oxygen deficient atmosphere
Flammable atmosphere
Toxic atmospheres

71

At what point is an area determined to be Oxygen deficient?

When the area has less than 19.5% available oxygen

72

Can the work being done effect the oxygen level in a confined space?

Yes

73

Can the Oxygen level be influenced or displaced by other gases

Yes

74

What will an oxygen enriched atmosphere (above 21%) cause

A flammable atmosphere

75

Toxic atmospheres can be caused by...

Product stored in the space and work being performed in the confined space

76

Name the types of Physical Hazards.

Temperature extremes, Engulfment hazards,Noise, Slick / Wet Surfaces, Falling Objects