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Chapter 16: Employee Safety and Health Chapter 16: Employee Safety and Health Multiple Choice 1. In most countries, safety and health laws are enforced by the following methods: a. inspection of the workplace b. imposing fines for non-compliance c. persuasion d. a and b e. a, b and c (e; moderate) 2. Accidents can be prevented by doing the following: a. reducing accident causing conditions b. reducing accident-causing acts c. telling employees to work safely d. a and b e. a, b and c (e; easy) 3. Managers can help to prevent accidents by: a. being involved in safety activities b. showing commitment c. giving top priority to safety measures d. providing safety training to workers e. all of the above (e; easy) 4. 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) 5. The basic purpose of the occupational safety and health rules is to _____. a. set and enforce the safety and health standards at the workplace b. assure every person is safe and healthy c. provide safe and healthful working conditions to self-employed persons d. to ensure government 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) 239
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Human Resource Management: An Asian Perspective (Second Edition) 6. 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) 7. All of the following are basic causes of workplace accidents except _____. a. chance occurrences b. unsafe conditions c. unsafe behavior by employees d. weather-related accidents e. all of the above (d; easy) 8. According to safety managers, people cause accidents by: a. using unsafe procedures b. lifting objects improperly c. throwing materials d. a and b e. a, b and c (e; easy) 9. Accidents can be prevented if employees do the following: a. reduce unsafe conditions b. reduce unsafe acts c. have a break every hour d. a and b e. a, b and c (d; easy) 10. Accidents can be prevented if employees: a. are provided with personal protective equipment b. are trained to use the equipment c. buy their own protective equipment d. a and b e. a, b and c (d; easy) 11. Improperly guarded equipment, defective equipment, hazardous procedures, and improper ventilation are all examples of _____. a. chance occurrences b. unsafe conditions c. unsafe behavior by employees d. weather-related accidents e. all of the above (b; easy) 240
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Chapter 16: Employee Safety and Health 12. Supervisors can help to reduce accidents by: a. be a good example by following safety rules b. remind employees of safety activities c. link bonus to safety record of employees
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