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1

Some of the results of higher injury and illness rates include?

Lower morale
Increase costs

2

OSHA’s mission is to

Protect the safety and health of America’s workers

3

What is the difference between the OSH Act and the standards

OSH act - law that put OSHA in place

Standards - safety requirements

4

Which section of the OSH act gives the workers the right to seek safety and health on the job without fear of punishment.

11(c) - whistleblower act

5

What are the differences between horizontal and vertical standards?

Horizontal = all industries
Vertical = specific industry

6

What is the purpose of the OSHA compliance directives

Ensure consistent enforcement

7

The four parts of the inspection process include:

1present identification
2 opening conference
3 walk around
4 closing conference

8

What is the abatement in reference to cited violations?

Correction of the cited violation

9

What is meant by the phrase “creating employer”?

Person who created hazardous condition

10

What is a floor opening?

Any opening a person can fall through

11

Permanent aisles and passageways must always be:

Clean
Orderly
Sanitary

12

What is a fixed ladder?

Ladder permanently attached to a structure

13

When does a fixed ladder require a cage or well?

Over 24 feet, 11/19/18 must have a ladder restraint system/fall system.

14

The most important factor in planning for emergencies is?

Adequate amount of exit routes.

15

Are “small businesses” required to have an emergency action plan?

Yes, less than 10 employees can be given verbally

16

What is the furthest distance away a fire extinguisher can be for type A and B.

Type A = 75ft
Type B = 50ft

17

What are the three means of safeguarding machinery?

Devices
Guards
Location

18

Relative to machinery, what is meant by the point of operation?

The point where work is performed on the material

19

What are some hazards associated with conveyors?

Nip points
Rotating parts

20

What type of work requires a “lockout/tagout” program

Servicing and maintenance

21

What causes most LOTO injuries?

Failure to de-energize

22

What are the major subdivisions within Subpart S?

-training
-ppe

23

What is an equipment grounding connector?

Used to connect non-current carrying metal parts to the system ground.

24

How close can you work within a 50kV overhead power line?

10ft

25

What is a filtering face piece (dust mask)? What are the requirements for their use?

Subject to the same requirements as other air purifying programs

26

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is not NOT “OSHA approved” it must comply with?

National consensus standard
ANSI Standards

27

What PPE must the employer pay for? Employee?

All required ppe

28

What are some of the requirements of a flammable liquid storage room?

Electrical interconnection

29

What is meant by LFL and UFL

Lower and upper flammable range limits

30

What are some means of “effective ventilation”

Natural
General
Delusion
Localized

Ventilation has to be effective

31

What is the noise level (TWA) to trigger the requirement for a hearing conservation program?

85 decibels over 8 hours

32

What is a blood borne pathogen and how would this apply to the workplace?

Exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials

33

What is meant by universal precautions?

Treating all body fluids as if they’re known to be infectious

34

What is hazard communications? Is training required for employees and how often?

-Initial hire
-Whenever a new hazard is brought into the workplace

35

What is the difference between a combustible liquid and a flammable liquid? GHS defines combustibles as flammable (one definition).

-flash point
-boiling point

36

When is a fire watch required for welding

30m after welding completed
When there are combustibles in the area.

37

What are the storage requirements for oxygen and acetylene cylinders?

20 feet or 30m rated 5 foot high firewall.

38

What is CGA and what is referenced in CGA pamphlet P-1?

Compressed gas association
Standard for using and storing

39

What is the definition of a confined space

Not designed for continuous occupancy usually has limited access or restriction

40

What is the definition of a “permit required confined space”

Everything a confined space is plus a hazard

41

What is the difference between lost time and restricted work

1 # of days away from work not including day of injury
2 part of the shift or part of the job

42

What is the incident rate in OSHA Recordkeeping

# of worker recordable injuries or illnesses per 100 full time employees

43

How can a manager demonstrate their commitment to safety and health?

Follow rules employees are expected to follow.

44

What is the route of entry for a chemical

Ingestion
Inhale- most harmful
Injection
Absorption

45

What is Table Z-1? What is meant by a skin notation

Skin contact should be avoided because it can be absorbed

46

What are the hierarchy of controls

Job rotation engineering
Engineering
Administrative
Ppe

47

Cranes can be modified and rerated, if:

- by the manufacturer
-qualified engineer

48

When should you remove a sling from service?

Exposed to acid or caustic burns

49

What is the training requirements for a powered industrial truck operator

Retraining every 3 years

50

What are some basic requirements for using power tools?

Guards
Constant pressure switch

51

What are the hazards of a portable circular saw? Controls?

Guards
Constant pressure switch

52

What are the basic industrial hygiene principles?

Recognition evaluation control