Flashcards in New 511 Deck (52):
Some of the results of higher injury and illness rates include?
OSHA’s mission is to
Protect the safety and health of America’s workers
What is the difference between the OSH Act and the standards
OSH act - law that put OSHA in place
Standards - safety requirements
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
What are the differences between horizontal and vertical standards?
Horizontal = all industries
Vertical = specific industry
What is the purpose of the OSHA compliance directives
Ensure consistent enforcement
The four parts of the inspection process include:
2 opening conference
3 walk around
4 closing conference
What is the abatement in reference to cited violations?
Correction of the cited violation
What is meant by the phrase “creating employer”?
Person who created hazardous condition
What is a floor opening?
Any opening a person can fall through
Permanent aisles and passageways must always be:
What is a fixed ladder?
Ladder permanently attached to a structure
When does a fixed ladder require a cage or well?
Over 24 feet, 11/19/18 must have a ladder restraint system/fall system.
The most important factor in planning for emergencies is?
Adequate amount of exit routes.
Are “small businesses” required to have an emergency action plan?
Yes, less than 10 employees can be given verbally
What is the furthest distance away a fire extinguisher can be for type A and B.
Type A = 75ft
Type B = 50ft
What are the three means of safeguarding machinery?
Relative to machinery, what is meant by the point of operation?
The point where work is performed on the material
What are some hazards associated with conveyors?
What type of work requires a “lockout/tagout” program
Servicing and maintenance
What causes most LOTO injuries?
Failure to de-energize
What are the major subdivisions within Subpart S?
What is an equipment grounding connector?
Used to connect non-current carrying metal parts to the system ground.
How close can you work within a 50kV overhead power line?
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
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is not NOT “OSHA approved” it must comply with?
National consensus standard
What PPE must the employer pay for? Employee?
All required ppe
What are some of the requirements of a flammable liquid storage room?
What is meant by LFL and UFL
Lower and upper flammable range limits
What are some means of “effective ventilation”
Ventilation has to be effective
What is the noise level (TWA) to trigger the requirement for a hearing conservation program?
85 decibels over 8 hours
What is a blood borne pathogen and how would this apply to the workplace?
Exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials
What is meant by universal precautions?
Treating all body fluids as if they’re known to be infectious
What is hazard communications? Is training required for employees and how often?
-Whenever a new hazard is brought into the workplace
What is the difference between a combustible liquid and a flammable liquid? GHS defines combustibles as flammable (one definition).
When is a fire watch required for welding
30m after welding completed
When there are combustibles in the area.
What are the storage requirements for oxygen and acetylene cylinders?
20 feet or 30m rated 5 foot high firewall.
What is CGA and what is referenced in CGA pamphlet P-1?
Compressed gas association
Standard for using and storing
What is the definition of a confined space
Not designed for continuous occupancy usually has limited access or restriction
What is the definition of a “permit required confined space”
Everything a confined space is plus a hazard
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
What is the incident rate in OSHA Recordkeeping
# of worker recordable injuries or illnesses per 100 full time employees
How can a manager demonstrate their commitment to safety and health?
Follow rules employees are expected to follow.
What is the route of entry for a chemical
Inhale- most harmful
What is Table Z-1? What is meant by a skin notation
Skin contact should be avoided because it can be absorbed
What are the hierarchy of controls
Job rotation engineering
Cranes can be modified and rerated, if:
- by the manufacturer
When should you remove a sling from service?
Exposed to acid or caustic burns
What is the training requirements for a powered industrial truck operator
Retraining every 3 years
What are some basic requirements for using power tools?
Constant pressure switch
What are the hazards of a portable circular saw? Controls?
Constant pressure switch