Flashcards in Regulation Deck (33):
Migrant farm workers occupational health and safety is most closely regulated by:
EPA under pesticide regulation-FIFRA
Are cotton dust workers covered under OSHA standards?
What covers workers if no specific OSHA standard is applicable?
OSHA's "General Duty " clause
What is 29 CFR 1904?
What is 29 CFR 1910.132 ?
PPE standard (respiratory protection)
What is 29 CFR 1910.1020 ?
access to EE exposure and medical records
What is 29 CFR 1910.1200 ?
Hazard communication standard
Re: 1904, OSHA recordable if....
new injury or illness where event or exposure in work environment is a discernible cause or contributor to the illness or injury.
Re: OSHA recordable, does work exposure have to be sole or predominant cause of illness or injury?
General Recording Criteria include:
days away from work
restricted work or transfer
medical treatment beyond first aid
significant injury or illness dx'd by LHCP
Are all needlestick and sharps injuries involving contamination with another person's blood recordable?
Is STS recordable?
Is "significant aggravation" of pre-existing injury or illness recordable?
Is mental illness recordable under 1904?
Are parking lot and travel incidents recordable under 1904?
What is OSHA Form 300?
Log of work-related injuries and illnesses (1904)
What is OSHA Form 301?
Injury and illness incident report (1904); kept by company with copy provided to EE and union.
What is OSHA Form 300A?
Summary of work-related injuries and illness; annual.
MSDS is covered under?
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200
EE medical records must be kept 30 years past duration of employment according to?
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1020
CERCLA is AKA?
What is the difference between RCRA and CERCLA?
CERCLA covers abandoned or unmanaged waste sites; RCRA covers currently active and future waste sites
What product is specifically banned from production by TSCA?
What product is partially banned under TSCA?
TSCA stands for
Toxic Substances Control Act (1976)
TSCA regulates what?
testing, regulation and screening of all chemicals in use in US whether produced or imported.
FIFRA regulates what?
all pesticides used in USA
RCRA stands for ?
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (1976)
Purpose of Clean Water Act 1972 is?
restore and maintain quality of surface waterways
What regulates drinking water?
Safe Drinking Water Act 1974
Safe Drinking Water Act regulates well water, T or F?
False. Covers only public drinking water.
Clean Air Act 1970 regulates ?
Regulates sources of air pollution.