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HRM 420 UOP Wk 1 Osha Requirements and Employee Safety Questions

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1. According to OSHA, how should the responsibility for safety be assigned?
o Safety is a management function and belongs to all managers, including
supervisors.
o Everyone should be equally and totally responsible for safety.
o Safety is top management's sole responsibility.
o Everyone should feel some responsibility, but one person should be expressly
assigned.
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2. What is the first step in OSHA’s three-step standard for creating a safe environment?
o Use personal protective equipment to reduce the risk of exposure to the hazard.
o Have trained emergency medical response personnel available at all times.
o Use engineering standards or processes to eliminate the hazard.
o Follow safe work practices and training to avoid accidents.
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3. OSHA requires that each employer must furnish a place of employment free from
hazards that are likely to cause death or physical harm. This statement is called
_______________.
o OSHA’s general standard
o OSHA’s public policy
o OSHA’s mission
o OSHA’s intent
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4. Accident statistics indicate that the employees most likely to be involved in accidents are
___________.
o Clerical and blue-collar employees
o New employees

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o Employees in the chemical industry
o Older employees
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5. Employers can ask OSHA for a variance from a standard if they can prove that
___________.
o The standard does not apply to them
o Meeting the standard would cause undue hardship on the company
o Their methods of operation provide employees protection at least as effective as
that required by OSHA
o They have had no recordable incidents in the past five years
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6. Which of the following is not one of the elements of a good safety program?
o Identification and control of hazards
o Keeping information about accidents and injuries confidential
o Employee awareness and acceptance
o Assignment of responsibility to a key executive
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7. According to statistics, in which location do the fewest accidents occur?
o At work
o On the highways
o In the home
o In public activities
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1. According to OSHA, how should the responsibility for safety be assigned? o o o o Safety is a management function and belongs to all managers, including supervisors. Everyone should be equally and totally responsible for safety. Safety is top management's sole responsibility. Everyone should feel some responsibility, but one person should be expressly assigned. Feedback 1 / 1 (100.0%) 2. What is the first step in OSHA’s three-step standard for creating a safe environment? o o o o Use personal protective equipment to reduce the risk of exposure to the hazard. Have trained emergency medical response personnel available at all times. Use engineering standards or processes to eliminate the hazard. Follow safe work practices and training to avoid accidents. Feedback 1 / 1 (100.0%) 3. OSHA requires that each employer must furnish a place of employment free from hazards that are likely ...
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