Flashcards in Managing And Developing Human Resources Deck (76)
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
True or False Some employees are accident prone due to their physical or mental makeup.
True or False It would not be advantageous to have a safety program designed for Public Works
True or False More Public Works employees get hurt than any other departments in government
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
What are the six clues to detecting hazardous materials presence?
Occupancy / Location, Container Shapes, Markings and Colors, Placards and Labels, Shipping Documents, Senses
What are the routes of entry to the body for hazardous materials?
Inhalation, Absorbtion, Ingestion, Injection
Chemical exposure is described in two ways, name them.
Acute and Chronic
Define a confined Space.
An area with limited ingress and egress not designed for human occupancy
By nature confined spaces have a lack of natural air. What hazards can this cause
Oxygen deficient atmosphere
At what point is an area determined to be Oxygen deficient?
When the area has less than 19.5% available oxygen
Can the work being done effect the oxygen level in a confined space?
Can the Oxygen level be influenced or displaced by other gases
What will an oxygen enriched atmosphere (above 21%) cause
A flammable atmosphere
Toxic atmospheres can be caused by...
Product stored in the space and work being performed in the confined space