Test 1 Review - MGMT 374 Test 1 Fall 2010 Chapters

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MGMT 374 Test 1 – Fall 2010 Chapters 40 multiple choice questions 80% from notes, the rest from the book. CHAPTER 13 1. Ranking of occupations based on fatality rates, homicide rates, and highest number of total fatalities a. Fishermen b. Loggers c. Aircraft Pilot d. Iron and Steel Workers e. Farmers and Ranchers f. Roofers g. Electrical power line workers h. Drivers and sales people i. Refuse and recyclables collectors j. Law enforcement officers 2. Cause of workplace fatalities a. Transportation accidents b. Assaults and violent acts c. Contact with objects and equipment d. Falls e. Exposure to harmful chemicals/substances or the environment f. Fire and explosions 3. Reasons that US worker fatality rates are high compared to most European countries a. The US is #1 in productivity; we work harder and for more hours and we take less vacation; lower levels of unionization 4. Risk factors for accidents in the workplace a. Working with animals b. Driving/transportation c. Contact with hazardous materials d. Working with equipment e. Safety code violation/lack of compliance f. Working outside 5. Risk factors for workplace homicides (taxicab services has the highest rate of homicides) a. Location b. Shift time c. Monetary involvement d. Government jobs e. Working alone f. Public work 6. a. OSHA = Occupational Safety and Health Administration
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i. Requires employers to maintain records of work related injuries, and calculate accident ratios ii. Has the authority to inspect businesses for compliance with health and safety standards iii. Has the authority to fine businesses for non-compliance with record keeping or violation of health and safety standards b. NIOSH = National Institute of Safety and Health i. Researches and sets that standards for workplace health and safety 7. a. Imminent danger – a condition where an action is about to occur 8. Employer requirements and employee rights under OSHA (exhibit 13-1) pg. 315 a. Employer i. You must furnish your employees a place of employment free from recognized hazards ii. You must comply with the occupational safety and health standards issued under the OSH Act b. Employee i. You have the right to notify your employer or OSHA about workplace hazards. You may ask OSHA to keep your name confidential ii. You have the right to request an OSHA inspection if you believe that there are unsafe and unhealthful conditions in your workplace. You or your representative may participate in that inspection. iii. You can file a complaint with OSHA within 30 days of retaliation or discrimination by your employer for making safety and health complaints or for exercising your rights under the OSH Act iv. You have the right to see OSHA citations issued to your employer. Your employer must post the citations at or near the place of the alleged violations. v.
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