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1

The Occupational Safety and Health Act makes the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration responsible for

Assuring every working man and woman in the Nation safe and healthful working conditions

2

OSHA requires employers to furnish a place of employment which is free from

recognized hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees

3

In general, who does the act extend to?

All employers in the US and its territories

4

Coverage is provided by whom?

Federal OSHA or through an OSHA-approved state program

5

If the state has an OSHA approved program, it must be

At least as effective as the federal program

6

OSHA has the authority to do what?

Inspect any facility under its jurisdiction
Issue citations
Assess penalties for violations

7

OSHA inspections are usually conducted without

Advance Notice

8

Alerting an employer without proper authorization in advance of an OSHA inspection can bring

$1,000 fine and/or a 6 month jail term

9

OSHA has established the following inspection priorities

Imminent Danger
Catastrophes and Fatal Accidents
Employee Complaints
Programmed Inspections
Follow-up Inspection

10

The OSHA compliance officer should display these and ask to meet with an appropriate employer representative

Credentials

11

Compliance officers may not collect this at the time of inspection

Penalty

12

Compliance officers may not promote this at any time

The sale of a product or service

13

What happens in the opening conference?

The compliance officer explains how the establishment was selected and determines whether it will be subject to a comprehensive safety inspection

14

Where there is no authorized employee representative, the compliance officer must consult with a reasonable number of employees concerning what?

Safety and health matters in the workplace

15

The route and duration of the inspection are determined by whom?

The Compliance officer

16

The compliance officer obsveres

Safety and health conditions and practices

17

If necessary, the compliance officer

Takes photos and instrument readings, collects air samples, measures noise levels, surveys existing engineering controls, and monitors employee exposure to toxic fumes, gases, and dusts

18

OSHA places special importance on

Posting and recordkeeping

19

The compliance officer will inspect records of

Deaths, injuries, and illness which the employer is required to keep

20

The compliance officer will ensure that the OSHA workplace poster, _________, which explains employees' safety and health rights, is prominently displayed

OSHA 2203

21

Funeral homes are NOT required to display these forms

OSHA forms 200 or 101

22

After the inspection, a closing conference is held with whom?

Compliance Officer
Employer
Employee Representative

23

The compliance officer will give the employer a copy of

Employer Rights and Responsibility Following an OSHA inspection

24

These inform the employer and employees of the regulations and standards alleged to have been violated and of the proposed length of time set for their abatement

Citation

25

The employer will receive citations and notices of proposed penalties by

Certified Mail

26

The employer must post a copy of each citation at or near the place a violation occurred for how long?

3 days, or until the violation is abated, whichever is longer

27

The area director is authorized to enter into _________ that revise citations and penalties

Settlement Agreements

28

Upon receiving a citation, the employer must correct the cited hazard by

The abatement date

29

What may prevent the completion of corrections by the specified date

Factors beyond the employer's control

30

An employer who has made this may file for a Petition for Modification (PMA) date

Good Faith Effort to comply

31

Within _______ of receipt of the citation, the employer who wished to contest a citation must submit a written objection to OSHA

15 Working Days

32

All employers, including funeral directors, must display poster 2203, which is

OSHA's job safety and health protection workplace poster

33

OSHA form 200

Basic log and summary of occupational illness and injury.

34

OSHA form 101

Used to supply supplementary information regarding each injury and illness noted on the log; need not be completed if other forms contain the information

35

Funeral homes are not required by federal OSHA to maintain these forms

200 and 101

36

NFDA strongly recommends members voluntarily obtain and use the standarded forms provided by

OSHA

37

Funeral homes are required to report, orally or in writing, to their local or regional OSHA office, any employee accident that results in

The death of 1 employee or the hospitalization of 5+ employees

38

The accident report mu be filed within ________ of the accident

48 hours