Dessler16 - Chapter 16: Employee Safety and Health Multiple...

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Chapter 16: Employee Safety and Health Multiple Choice 1. Each year there are roughly _____ cases of workplace accidents per 100 full-time workers in the United States. a. 1 b. 3 c. 6 d. 9 e. 12 (c; easy; p. 602) 2. White collar employees working in office buildings may experience all of the following health and safety problems except _____. a. carpal tunnel syndrome b. respiratory illness c. stress d. headaches e. all of the above are possible problems for white collar employees (e; easy; p. 602) 3. The basic purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is to _____. a. administer the act and to set and enforce the safety and health standards that apply to almost all workers in the U.S. b. assure every person safe and healthful working conditions and to preserve human resources c. provide safe and healthful working conditions to self-employed persons d. to ensure federal agencies provide a healthy and safe working environment for all public employees e. to prevent the occurrence of occupational illnesses among all employees (a; moderate; p. 603) 63
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4. The basic purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Act is to _____. a. administer the act and to set and enforce the safety and health standards that apply to almost all workers in the U.S. b. assure every person safe and healthful working conditions and to preserve human resources c. provide safe and healthful working conditions to self-employed persons d. to ensure state agencies provide a healthy and safe working environment for all public employees e. to prevent the occurrence of occupational illnesses among public employees (b; moderate; p. 603) 5. All of the following types of organizations are covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act except _____. a. federal agencies b. hospitals c. schools d. self-employed persons e. manufacturing facilities (d; moderate; p. 603) 6. Which department enforces the standards set out in the Occupational Safety and Health Act? a. Department of Health Services b. Department of Labor c. Department of Defense d. Department of Financial Services e. Economic Development Department (b; easy; p. 603) 7. Under OSHA, employers with _____ or more employees musts maintain records of and report occupational injuries and occupational illnesses. a. 5 b. 11 c. 25 d. 50 e. 100 (b; moderate; p. 603) 64
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8. What term is used to describe any abnormal condition or disorder caused by exposure to environmental factors associated with employment? a. occupational injury b. workers’ compensation c. chronic illness d. occupational illness e. work-related disease (d; easy; p. 603) 9. Which of the following would be considered OSHA’s top priority for inspection? a. investigating the occurrence of a fatality b. inspecting a cite where there is an imminent danger situations c. conducting random inspections and reinspections d. investigating employee complaints of alleged violations e. conducting a special-emphasis inspection aimed at a high-hazard industry (b; moderate; p. 606)
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Dessler16 - Chapter 16: Employee Safety and Health Multiple...

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