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1

What is OHS?

Occupational Health and Safety

2

Which federal legislation allows criminal charges to be laid where a workplace injury or fatality occurs?

Bill C-45

3

What is an employer responsibility with regards to hazard assessment at the work site?

To develop a plan to eliminate or control any hazards identified at the work site

4

What is the duty to use PPE according to the Alberta OHS Code?

when a hazard assessment identifies the need for the use of PPE,that must be follow

5

The three (3) elements of fire are?

*Fuel
*Air
*Ignition

6

The first line of defense is fighting fires is?

is to prevent them from starting in the first place

7

If flammable liquids are stored at work sites, they must be stored in containers manufacture after?

July 1, 2009 and must approved

8

What are the three (3) approved standards of July 1,2009?

*CSA
*NFPA
*ULC standard C30-1995

9

What date was the safety codes council established on?

in 1993

10

When dust is a problem use a respirator or face shield because?

rock dust causes silicosis

11

What are the three (3) groups in the OHS legislation that help protect workers from risk of injury at the work place?

*OHS Act
*OHS Regulations
*OHS Code

12

What are the four (4) categories of workplace hazards?

*Biological
*Chemical
*Ergonomic
*Physical

13

Engineering controls are?

*Elimination
*Substitution
*Redesign
*Isolation
*Automation

14

What is WCB?

Workers Compensation Board
Is a private not-for-profit organization

15

What is ACSA stand for?

The Alberta Construction Safety Association

16

When is administrative control put in place for workers protection?

when an engineering control cannot eliminate or control a hazard

17

Who is responsible to have an emergency response plan in place at the work site?

Employers

18

What must your employer do if First Aid supplies are store secure containers at the work site?

Ensure that the containers are clearly marked to indicate their contents

19

What is an Employee's responsibility with regards to the use of PPE?

To inspect your PPE prior to each use

20

What is a situation when your employer is obligated to provide you with PPE?

when workers are exposed to respiratory hazards or excessive noise levels

21

Who is responsible to ensure work site emergency respond plans remain up to date?

The Employers and the Employee

22

Who is considered an employer under OHS?

Person who is self-employed
Person who employs one or more workers
Person designated by an employer as the employer's representatives
Director or officer of a corporation who oversees the health and safety of the workers in the corporation

23

How is the Workers Compensation Board of Alberta funded?

100% of the funding for the WCB comes from employers in Alberta

24

All industrial PPE must comply with what standard?

CSA

25

What is CSA?

Canadian Safety Association

26

What number and type of first aiders must your employer ensure are present at an isolated work site with low hazard assessment rating and 65 workers at the work site per shift?

2 Standard First Aider

27

When work site hazard assessment identifies that workers are required to wear PPE what is your employer's responsibility?

Ensure all workers properly use and wear the required PPE

28

What is a characteristics of protective footwear with a yellow triangle on the outer side or tongue of the right shoe?

Sole puncture protection and grade 2 protective toe

29

The OHS Act, Regulation and Code together have established a framework of rules for who?

*Employers
*Workers
*Suppliers
*Government Agencies

30

What specify the criteria used to place materials within each classification?

The Controlled Products Regulation