chap15 TB - Chapter 15-Risk Management and Worker...

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Chapter 15—Risk Management and Worker Protection MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. __________ refers to a condition in which the physical well-being of people is protected. ________ refers to protecting employees and organizational facilities. a. Wellness, Risk management b. Health, Security c. Protection, Prevention d. Safety, Security ANS: D PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: pp. 456-457 OBJ: 1 NAT: AACSB Reflective Thinking LOC: HRM TOP: Definitional 2. The main purpose of effective _____ programs in organizations is to prevent work-related injuries and accidents. a. safety b. job restructuring c. human engineering d. security ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 456 OBJ: 1 NAT: AACSB Reflective Thinking LOC: HRM TOP: Definitional 3. A computer chip manufacturing company outside of San Francisco is concerned about the impact of an earthquake on its operations and employees. In order to better coordinate disaster and recovery plan- ning activities, the company has created a new HR position, that of a. compliance officer. b. security chief. c. risk management officer. d. governmental agency liaison. ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 457 OBJ: 1 NAT: AACSB Analytic LOC: HRM TOP: Application 4. The most frequently outsourced health and safety function is a. OSHA compliance. b. workers’ compensation administration. c. safety training. d. drug testing. ANS: D PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 457, Figure 15-2 OBJ: 1 NAT: AACSB Reflective Thinking LOC: HRM TOP: Conceptual 5. People who are self-employed are more likely to be killed while working because a. they are self-supervising and so much more likely to work in an unsafe manner. b. they often work in dangerous industries such as farming. c. OSHA does not regulate self-employed workers. d. most expatriate workers in dangerous foreign countries are self-employed contractors.
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ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 458 OBJ: 1 NAT: AACSB Reflective Thinking LOC: HRM TOP: Conceptual 6. The three major causes of injury in the workplace include all of the following EXCEPT a. faulty equipment. b. overextending. c. falling. d. bodily reaction. ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 458 OBJ: 1 NAT: AACSB Reflective Thinking LOC: HRM TOP: Conceptual 7. An employee of a U.S. oil company has become extremely ill while working in an isolated area of Africa. He has been treated with the company’s emergency medical kit, but has continued to worsen. Top-quality medical assistance is not available locally, and the location is politically unstable and dan- gerous. In this case, it is most likely that the company will a. fly in a high-quality physician and medications to treat the employee. b. be unable to help the employee. This is the reason why jobs in risky locations carry haz- ard pay. c.
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