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Flashcards in Occupational Health & Safety Deck (15):
1

Enumerate 2 types of injuries.

Diseases
Accidents

2

This work-related musculoskeletal disease has inflamed median nerve presented by tingling sensation of three fingers. Identify

Carpal tunnel syndrome

3

not a function of OH services
A.promoting adaptation of work to workers
B.advice on planning and organization of work
C.surveillance of the factors @ working envt & working practices
D.providing jobs to unemployed

D

4

Rule 1961.03 is all about __

Functions of OH Services

5

identify: services entrusted in advising employer, workers and rpresentatives in establishing a safe & healthy working environment to ensure optimal physical and mental health in relation to work

Occupational Safety and Health Standards

6

Enum elimination of control (decreasing effectiveness & sustainability)

Elimination
Substitution
Engineering Control
Admin Control
Personal Protective Equipment

7


Enumerate 5 processes on protecting worker's health

hazard identification
risk assessment
management intervention
control procedures
monitoring & eval of program

8


T/F Workers are not often informed of rights because they may become demanding

T

9

Tripartite consultation to ensure OHS happens among __, __, __

workers, employers, government

10

2 things which may cause safety hazard

risky acts fr worker's perspective
non-ideal working conditions

11

Differentiate safety hazard fr health hazard


safety hazard: instantaneous event w/ adverse effect @ work process
health hazard: disease

12

Classify the ff hazards
A. lighting
B. pesticides
C. repetitive movement
D. job monotony

A - physical
B - chemical
C - ergonomic
D - psychosocial

13

Which is not always true?
A. A safe workplaces is a healthy workplace
B. A healthy workplace is a safe workplace
C. There are indirect & direct costs for occup.health & safety
D. Most companies invest more on safety


a

14


Three general reasons for occup.health and safety

moral
legal
economic

15

What is Collective Baragaining Agreement?

workers resort to rallies if management does not listen