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The OSHA general duties clause states that:
The general duties clause is an_______.
Fatalities or hospitalizations of more than three employees are known as:
What is the second highest OSHA inspection priority?
_______________ must identify themselves and tell the employer the reason for the inspection upon arrival at the worksite.
Many organizations have successfully implemented interventions to reduce repetitive stresses on employees in their daily work by modifying existing equipment, making changes in work practices, and purchasing new tools. These interventions are considered ________.
Acute stress is also known as _____________ stress.
Todd enjoys the rush of adrenaline he gets as his project deadlines get closer. He feels he does his best and most creative work in the last hours available on an assignment. Todd is experiencing _________.
Vince hates the pressure of meetings. When he gets into the room with other executives he feels anxious and cannot present his ideas clearly. Vince is experiencing ________.
Antonia feels like she has been working too hard for too long. She used to love her job and looked forward to coming to work. Now she has to force herself out of bed on workdays and dreads going to the office. Antonia is experiencing _________.
What is defined as a constant lack of interest and motivation to perform one's job?
_________ are factors that may, if extreme, cause people to feel overwhelmed by anxiety, tension, or pressure.
Which of the following factors was NOT mentioned in the text as a method for managing stress?
Miguel found that his workload was causing him significant stress. To help him get organized, he started using a new program that organized his email for him. Miguel is managing stress through _________.
When he feels stressed at work, Joseph closes his office door and practices meditation. Joseph is managing stress through _________.
Ann feels stress before she makes presentations in meetings. To help her minimize stress, she pauses outside the meeting and takes five slow deep breaths through her nose. She holds each breath for about 5 seconds and then lets it out slowly. Then she heads into her meeting. Ann is managing stress through _________.
When Kelsey starts to feel overwhelmed by everything she has to do, she tends to hunch her shoulders. When she realizes she is doing this, she works on letting go of all the tension in her body going from head to toe. Kelsey is managing stress through _________.
After a long week at work, Jennifer enjoys unwinding by playing golf with her friends. Jennifer is managing stress through _________.
Wynona has three hours left to turn in her project but feels like she needs four hours. To keep her stress level manageable, she keeps telling herself "I can meet the deadline. I can meet the deadline." Wynona is managing stress through _________.
Mengya and Kayla make sure they get away from the office together at least once a week for lunch. The time away provides them both with the opportunity to vent their frustrations with work to one another. Mengya and Kayla are managing stress through ________.
Erika has found that getting up early enough to have a real breakfast has made her more productive and less stressed at work. Erika is managing stress through __________.
Which stress level causes low performance?
__________ is the management of personnel, equipment, and facilities in order to protect them.
______ is the use of tools and processes to protect organizational computer systems and networks.
The ______ provides guidelines for immediate actions and operations required to respond to an emergency or disaster.
The highest priority in emergency response plans should be to:
______________on how to deal with anger and prevent violence is the No. 1 preventive method to deal with anger and prevent violence.
Because of the importance to company security, we may want to use all of the following to screen potential employees except:
One way to guard against negligent hires is through the consistent use of ___________.
Criminal background checks, regular background checks, and credit checks are all approaches used to guard against __________.
All employers, but not all employees, have a duty to comply with OSHA rules and regulations.
OSHA is the state agency responsible for inspecting worksites in America.
The employer has a right to get the inspector's credentials, including their name and badge number, and to receive information on the reason for the inspection"”either the employee complaint or the program inspection information.
The OSHA inspector can conduct the on-site inspection completely anonymously.
Company representatives are not allowed to accompany inspectors as they go through their site visit.
Employers cannot refuse to be interviewed during an OSHA investigation.
Employees cannot ask to be interviewed in private during an OSHA investigation.
Employees can freely discontinue the interview at any time during an OSHA investigation.
Employees are free from retaliation, during and after, an OSHA investigation.
An employer representative has a right to be present when the OSHA inspector is interviewing employees unless the interview is private by request of the employee being interviewed.
Electronic versions of SDS are acceptable, as long as there are no barriers to immediate access on the worksite.
Willful violations are violations in which the employer knows that the hazardous condition existed but made no effort to eliminate the hazard.
Failure to abate means that the employer has not corrected a previous violation for a citation which was issued and the settlement date has passed.
NIOSH works with worldwide government health laboratories to identify workplace illnesses and to track diseases that can be passed from one person to another in the work environment.
EAP services are not confidential because the employer pays in advance for the services provided to the employee.
EWPs can return from $2 to $6 in lower healthcare costs for every dollar spent.
EWPs and EAPs are basically the same type of program.
Rotator cuff syndrome is a type of repetitive stress injury.
Dysfunctional stress can affect one's productivity at work.
Stress that is constant, chronic, and severe can lead to burnout over a period of time.
Laughter releases stress-increasing endorphins.
Stress can lead to overeating or compulsive dieting.
HRM should not be part of the management team that determines the goals of the emergency response plan.
Properly implemented preventative programs"”including drug and alcohol testing"”protect the business from liability.
List four of the seven categories of OSHA violations.
List the criteria OSHA inspectors have for going to businesses on safety inspections in order of importance.
List two of the three goals of the National Institute of Industrial and Occupational Health.
What are some of the signs of potential violence between employees?
What tools should employers use in employee screening?
How soon should OSHA be notified if a fatality occurs?
Which of the following is an employer responsibility as opposed to a right?
Which of the following is an employee right as opposed to a responsibility?
Which of the following is not an employer right under OSHA rules?
Employee rights under OSHA include all of the following except:
A(n) ____________________ has a right to be present when the inspector is interviewing employees and the right to stop interviews that are becoming confrontational or disturbing the work environment.
The ___________ has a right to inform the employees of their rights during the inspection.
What information would most likely be in an SDS?
A(n)_______ contains information about the physical and chemical properties of hazardous products.
OSHA requires that all employers maintain information _______________ that describes any chemical hazards that may be present on site.
A violation in which an illness or injury may result but is unlikely to cause death would fit into the ________ category.
________ is a violation that has no direct or immediate safety or health danger. This does not result in citations or penalties.
A violation in which the employer knew that hazardous condition existed but made no effort to eliminate the hazard is known as a _______ violation.
A violation where the hazard could cause injury or illness that would most likely result in death or significant physical harm is known as a _____________ violation.
OSHA cited a manufacturing company for a(n) __________ violation for exposing workers to unguarded hazardous machinery. An inspection found that the company removed the machine guarding to increase the speed of product output and knowingly permitted workers to operate the machines in this unsafe manner.
OSHA cited a discount store chain for a(n) ________ violation after it failed to keep exit routes free and unobstructed. An inspection revealed that the store knowingly permitted the exits to be blocked.
OSHA cited a construction company for a ________ violation for failing to provide employees with hard hats when there was a possible risk of head injury.
OSHA cited a manufacturing company for a(n) ________ for the company's failure to report the death of a worker.
A chimney-construction employer demonstrated to OSHA that its methods to protect employees being transported to and from elevated worksites were similar to OSHA methods. Although the methods did not comply with OSHA standards, no citation or penalty was issued. The violation was considered ________.
In September, OSHA issued six serious citations to a woodworking company for exposing employees to hazards from paint and lacquer vapors and for improperly stored flammable materials. Proposed penalties were $7,250. In December, OSHA proposed additional penalties of $27,800 because the company did not provide timely documentation that the issues had been corrected and a follow-up inspection found three uncorrected hazards, three hazards that had been allowed to reoccur, and a new hazard. The December proposed penalty is for which type of violation?
In 2014, OSHA cited a chemical company for a(n) _______ violation after an inspection found that the company did not properly fit employees required to wear air-purifying respirators. The company had been previously cited for this violation in 2012.
OSHA cited a farming company for a(n) _________ violation after a worker died from being entangled in mixing equipment used for cattle feed. An inspection found that the company did not have procedures to protect workers from moving machine parts and failed to supply locks to prevent the unexpected start-up of equipment.
What is the safety and health research organization created by the 1970 OSH Act?
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health routinely works with other world government health organizations through:
NIOSH conducts research to ____________ work-related illnesses and injuries.
Lindsey was having a difficult time at work after her divorce. She could not seem to focus long enough to complete her tasks, and everything seemed more difficult than it used to be. Many employers have a(n) __________ to help workers like Lindsey.
Acme Global provides on-site yoga and exercise classes to all employees. The company hopes that providing these classes for free will help it lower health care costs. Acme Global's program is a(n) _______.
Jan recently noticed that Paul has not been performing up to his normal standards. After talking with him, Jan found out that he is going through a bitter divorce. As a result, she referred Paul to a counseling service provided by the company that helps employees resolve personal issues affecting their work. What kind of service did Jan refer Paul to?
An EAP could help an employee with circumstances in their personal life that affect their work performance, such as:
_____ offer health, education, training, and fitness, weight and lifestyle management, and health risk assessment services to employees.
EWPs are designed to use ___________________ to help employees.
Workplace ergonomics focuses on design of jobs and workspaces to ________ the repetitive stresses that employees face in doing their daily work.
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) occur: