Flashcards in Safety Legislation, Regulations and Industry Policy in the Trades and Fire Safety Deck (54)
What is OHS?
Occupational Health and Safety
Which federal legislation allows criminal charges to be laid where a workplace injury or fatality occurs?
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
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
The three (3) elements of fire are?
The first line of defense is fighting fires is?
is to prevent them from starting in the first place
If flammable liquids are stored at work sites, they must be stored in containers manufacture after?
July 1, 2009 and must approved
What are the three (3) approved standards of July 1,2009?
*ULC standard C30-1995
What date was the safety codes council established on?
When dust is a problem use a respirator or face shield because?
rock dust causes silicosis
What are the three (3) groups in the OHS legislation that help protect workers from risk of injury at the work place?
What are the four (4) categories of workplace hazards?
Engineering controls are?
What is WCB?
Workers Compensation Board
Is a private not-for-profit organization
What is ACSA stand for?
The Alberta Construction Safety Association
When is administrative control put in place for workers protection?
when an engineering control cannot eliminate or control a hazard
Who is responsible to have an emergency response plan in place at the work site?
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
What is an Employee's responsibility with regards to the use of PPE?
To inspect your PPE prior to each use
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
Who is responsible to ensure work site emergency respond plans remain up to date?
The Employers and the Employee
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
How is the Workers Compensation Board of Alberta funded?
100% of the funding for the WCB comes from employers in Alberta
All industrial PPE must comply with what standard?
What is CSA?
Canadian Safety Association
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
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
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
The OHS Act, Regulation and Code together have established a framework of rules for who?