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Fiber Procurement Test 1
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What is OSHA?
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
What was the #1 most dangerous job in 2018?
What was public law 91-596?
Williams-Steiger Act of 1970.
-Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH)
Reasons for the OSH Act?
1) Failure of existing Federal and State programs
2) Injuries/Illness increasing
-In 1970, Congress considered these annual estimates:
1. 14,000 workers killed
2. 300,000 new occupational diseases
3. 10x as many personal days lost to injury than to strikes
Who signed the OSH Act into law?
Richard Nixon (1970)
What did the OSH Act create?
When did OSHA become operational and where is it located?
April 1971, located in the Dept. of Labor
What were some of the goals of OSHA?
1) Encourage employers and employees to reduce workplace hazards and to implement new or improve existing safety and health programs.
2) Maintain a reporting and record-keeping system to monitor job-related injuries and illnesses
3) Develop and enforce safety and health standards
4) Provide research and develop innovative ways of dealing with occupational safety and health problems.
A person, firm, corporation, contractor or other association or organization that employs individuals for payment.
An individual who works under the direction of an employer.
OSHA standards do NOT apply to:
1) Firms with 10 employees or less
2) Self employed
3) Family farms
What are the 4 parts of OSHA's priority system?
1. Imminent Danger
2. Deaths and Catastrophes
3. Employee Complaints
4. Programmed High-Hazard Inspections
Who holds the record for OSHA's most expensive fine?
BP North America ($81, 340,000)
Employers are responsible for keeping their employees informed about OSHA and about the various safety and health matters with which they are involved. What must each employer post at the workplace for each employee to see?
1) Job Safety and Health Protection workplace poster
2) Copies of all OSHA citations for violations of standards
3) Log and Summary of Occupational injuries and illnesses
What is the #1 most violated OSHA standard?
What is the purpose of safety meetings?
1) Establish communication
2) Promote safety awareness
3) Motivate employees
4) Share ideas
5) Discuss safety standards
6) Demonstrate management's safety concern
What are the objectives of safety meetings?
1) Reduce unsafe acts and/or unsafe conditions
2) Provide information
3) Introduce new materials
4) Discuss past injuries
5) Conduct policy orientations
What are the four most common safety topics?
1) Safe lifting techniques
3) Forklift operator
4) Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
What are things to consider when planning a safety meeting?
2. Visual aids
4. Date and time
5. Target audience
What does Title IX say?
"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity."
In regards to harassment, courts typically want to know 2 things. What are they?
1. Did the SUPERVISOR know about, or should the supervisor have known about the harassment?
2. What did the supervisor do about the harassment complaint?
Severe or pervasive verbal or physical conduct that denigrates, shows hostility or aversion toward an individual because of his/her race, color, religion, gender, nationality, age or disability.
Define sexual harassment.
Unwelcome verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature that is severe or pervasive.
The US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination under _________ of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
What are the 3 types of harassment costs to the organization?
In order to be considered harassment, the act must meet 3 criteria. What are they?
1. Must be unwelcome
2. Sexual in nature
3. Occur in or impact on the work environment
What are the 4 types of sexual harassment?
Saying something while apparently saying something else.
What does quid pro quo mean?
this for that
If you are a target of unwanted sexual attention or behavior, what 3 things should you do?
What are the victim's cost of harassment?
2. Physical stress
What are some ways you can avoid getting charged with sexual harassment?
1. Keep your hands to yourself
2. Dont talk about sex on the job
3. Never mix a discussion of "social life" with a job-related counseling session.
When responding to a complaint, what should you NOT say?
1. Im just teasing
2. It's your fault for dressing so provocatively
3. Its just a joke
What are the 2 types of procurement models?
1. Wood dealer
2. Mill procurement
NIPF account for ____% of land in GA.
What is a TIMO? Example?
Timberland Investment Management Org.
What is a REIT? Example?
Real Estate Investment Trusts
What are the 5 steps of wood procurement?
3. Bidding, negotiating, and purchasing
4. Harvesting and hauling
5. Receiving and Harvest analysis
What are the 3 major Forest Certification Systems in GA?
What are 3 reasons to certify forestlands?
1. Green labeling makes consumers feel good
2. Emerging markets
3. Potential price premium?
What are the 5 key elements of a credible forest certification system?
1. Independent governance
2. Multi-stakeholder standard
3. Independent audit certification
4. Credible Complaints and appeal process
5. Open participation and transparency
What are the 3 types of timber sales?
1. Lump sum
2. Per unit
3. Long term contract
What is PEFC?
Program for the endorsement of forest certifications
What is EEOC?
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
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