quiz_2_hsci_2010

quiz_2_hsci_2010 - industry below: A. Baggage Handling B....

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Quiz 2 1. Why have Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders increased significantly since the mid –1980’s? 1) Aging work population 2) Greater percentage of females working than before 3) Increased use of General Duty Clause 5A (1) by OSHA for ergonomic citations 4) Changing economic base: light manufacturing to heavy manufacturing, service, and knowledge- based economy 5) Decisions by the courts that work-related musculoskeletal disorders are compensable A. 1, 2, 4 and 5 B. 1, 3 and 5 C. 1, 2, 3 and 5 D. 1, 3, 4, and 5 E. All of the above 2. ___________ is the Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA and __________ is the director of NIOSH. A. Kathleen Sebelius, John Howard B. David Michaels, John Howard C. John Howard, David Michaels D. Thomas Frieden, John Howard E. Hilda Solis, David Micheals 3. OSHA etools websites ( http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/ergonomics/outreach.html#etools ) are web-based products which have been developed to provide stand-alone, interactive, web-based information to address ergonomic hazards which
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Unformatted text preview: industry below: A. Baggage Handling B. Electrical Contractors C. Poultry Processing D. Sewing E. All of the Above 4. According to the NIOSH website http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ergonomics/ , in the 2001 publication, Simple Solutions: Ergonomics for Farm Workers by NIOSH, the most common areas of aches and pains for farm workers are in the back, shoulders, arms, and hands. A. True B. False 5. On the OSHA webpage examining ergonomic guidelines for the nursing home industry, OSHA explicitly recommends that: Manual lifting of residents be ___________________. A. Performed as little as possible. B. Minimized in all cases and eliminated when feasible. C. Reduced in all cases and eliminated when possible. D. Minimized in all cases and abolished when possible. E. Minimized in all cases and abolished when feasible....
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