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What is a hazard

Any source of potential damage, harm or adverse health effects on Someone under working conditions

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What is a risk

Chance that a person will be harmed
May also apply to situation with property/equipment loss

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What are the factors that influence degree of risk

How much person is exposed to hazardous thing
How the person is exposed
How sever the effects are under conditions of exposure

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What are some adverse health effects

Bodily injury
Disease
Change in way body function
Decrease life span
Change in mental condition

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What are the types of hazard

Biological (bacteria,viruses..)
Chemicals
Ergonomic (repetitive movements)
Physical
Psychosocial
Safety

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What does the hazard control program consist of

Steps to protect workers from exposure
Procedure required to monitor worker exposure

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Main ways to control a hazard

Elimination
Engineering controls (design/modify plants/building/machine)
Administrative controls (alter way work is done)
Personal protective equipment

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Where are the controls used

At source
Along path
At worker

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What are some engineering controls

Process control (change way job is done)
Enclosure (keep hazard away from worker)
Ventilation

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What are some administrative controls

Scheduling
Use job rotation schedules
Use work rest schedule

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What's is the prevention methodology

Systematic approach to dealing with hazards

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What are the steps in prevention methodology

Set your standards
Comply with standards
Identify hazards
Act to resolve hazards (engineering controls, control solution, personnel solution, protective equipment)

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Who had the right to refuse dangerous work

Any employee
If refusal does not put life /safety of another person in danger
If danger in question is not normal condition of employment

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What is danger

Any existing potential hazard
Activity that can cause injury

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What is the procedure to refuse work

1. Report circumstances to employer
2. Employer agrees: must take action to fix hazard and protect employee
Employer disagree: employee can cont refuse work but have to report to employer and workplace committee
3. Employer must investigate matter in presence of employee and one other perso (health and safety rep/member of workplace committee)

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What happens if employee still feel danger after investigation

Employer can ask employee to do different work/stay at safe place
Health and safety officer will investigate

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What protects workers from discrimination In workplace

Canadian human rights act

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What is workplace harassment

Any unwanted conduct that offends you
Can create neg work environment
Takes place if reasonable person ought to have known behaviours was unwelcome

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Form of harassment

Threats intimidation verbal abuse
Jokes about race religion age
Showing Sexist racist pic
Sexually suggestive remarks

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Canadian human right commission accept harassment compliant based on

Race
Colour
National ethnic origin
Sexual orientation
Marital status
Family status
Sex
Age
Religion
Mental physical disability
Pardoned conviction

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What are employers responsibility to prevent harassment

Make it clear harassment wil not be tolerated
Establish harassment policy
Make sure all employees understand harassment policy
Investigate harassment ASAP

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What do you do if you are being harassed

Make it clear actions are not welcomed
document your case
Contact appropriate person
File a complaint

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What is class a extinguishers used for

Ordinary combustibles (wood,paper)

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What are class b extinguishers used for

Flammable liquids (oil,grease )

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What is class c extinguishers used for

Electrically energized fire (electrical equipment)

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What are class d extinguishers used for

Combustible metals

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What are class k extinguishers used for

combustible cooking oil

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What does fire need to start

Heat
Fuel
Oxygen
Chain reaction

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What are the remedies to put out fire

Starvation (replace fuel)
Smothering (replace oxygen)
Cooling (replace heat)
Stop chain reaction

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What are the classes of extinguishers

A b c d k