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The result of workplace injuries and illnesses may include
lower morale and increased costs to train replacement workers
OSHA's mission is to
protect the safety and health of America's workers
The right of workers to seek safety and health on the job without fear of punishment can be found in
Section 11(c) of the OSH Act
When do horizontal standards apply?
When a condition is not covered by a specific industry standard.
What is the purpose of OSHA Directives including Enforcement and Compliance Directives?
to ensure consistent enforcement of OSHA regulations
OSHA requires that employers certify that abatement is complete for
each cited violation
What would result if the Creating Employer failed to inform employees, other than it's workers, of a damaged guardrail?
This would result in the Creating Employer receiving a citation under OSHA's multi-employer citation policy for damaging a guardrail exposing all employees to a fall hazard.
In addition to the presentation of credentials, what does the inspection process include?
The opening conference, the walk around inspection, and the closing conference.
As a result of a work-related illness or injury, _________ would be classified as a restricted work activity (not including the day the illness or injury began).
Days the employee was only able to work a partial work shift, if the employee cannot perform routine functions, if the employee is not able to perform any normal function of their job
In OSHA Recordkeeping, what is the meaning of an incidence rate number?
Number of recordable injuries or illnesses per 100 full-time workers.
Managers should _______ to demonstrate management leadership and commitment to safety and health.
Be an example by knowing and following the rules employees are expected to follow.
The two main components of an employer's accident prevention responsibilities required by 1926.20(b)
Safety and health program and jobsite inspections by a competent person
The maximum travel distance from any point of the protected area to the nearest fire extinguisher shall not exceed how many feet?
Accident prevention signs such as danger, caution and exit signs shall be ____ when work is being performed.
When stopping a fall, a personal fall arrest system (PFAS) shall bring an employee to a complete stop and limit the maximum deceleration distance by how many feet?
All hand and power tools, whether paid for by the employer or employee shall be what?
be maintained in a safe working condition
A person who has a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing or who has demonstrated his/her ability to solve problems related to a specific work is called what?
When practicable, all arc welding and cutting operations shall be ______ to protect employees and other persons working in the vicinity.
Failure to inspect for oil or grease on regulator fittings, valves, or the cap threads on a cylinder of oxygen can result in what?
Fire or explosion
PFAS, when stopping a fall, shall be rigged such that an employee cannot free fall more than how many feet?
6 feet or contact any lower level
When mechanical equipment is being used perpendicular to the roof edge, the warning lines cannot be closer than how many feet?
It is the _________ responsibility to initiate and maintain accident prevention programs to comply with all applicable standards.
An "Assured equipment grounding conductor program" deals with the cord-set and receptacles which are?
not part of the permanent wiring of the building or structure. Temporary power. 1926.404(b)(1)(iii)
__________ or greater is the maximum voltage before guarding is required against accidental contact by cabinets, other forms of enclosures, or by location in a room or enclosure accessible only to qualified persons.
The practice of connecting two metallic objects to prevent static sparks is called what?
Before the start of any work covered under Subpart V - Power Transmission and Distribution, what needs to be done?
Existing conditions to be determined by an inspection or a test. 1926.950(d)
OSHA requires that scaffolding being erected, moved, dismantled or altered be supervised by who?
According to 1926.502(b)(1), the top rail of a guardrail system must be a height of _______________ the walking working level.
42 inches +/- 3 inches above
A material chute used during demolition operations must be enclosed when its angle is equal to or greater than how many degrees?
45 degrees from the horizontal
Sandy clay having unconfined compressive strength of 1.2 TSF is what type of soil?
Type B soil
What is the trigger height when the masonry walls must be braced?
On temporary stairs, handrails (to provide adequate handholds for employees grasping to prevent falling) shall have a minimum clearance of how much?
3 inches between the handrail and walls
When a masonry wall is being constructed a limited access zone at least the height of the wall plus a minimum of _____ feet tall shall be established on the side of the wall without scaffolding.
4 ft tall
Except for extra-heavy-duty metal or plastic portable ladders, all portable ladders must support _____ times the maximum intended load.
A controlled decking zone can only be used as fall protection up to a maximum height of _____ feet.
2 stories or 30 feet, whichever is less
Type A soil can be sloped at a 1⁄2:1 ratio if the excavation is open less than 24 hours and is less than_____ in depth.
12 feet in depth
Portable ladders with structural defects such as, broken or missing rungs or split rails shall be what?
removed from service until repaired
Cross bracing on a scaffold is only acceptable as a mid-rail when the crossing point of the two braces is between _____ _____ above the work platform and end points are less than 48 inches apart.
20 and 30 inches
Rigging equipment for material handling shall be inspected when?
prior to use on each shift and as necessary during use
_____________ must have the authority to stop and refuse to handle crane loads until a qualified person has determined that safety has been assured?
During crane operations when signaling is required, if the signals are interrupted the crane operator should do what?
safely stop operations requiring signals until they are reestablished
Who is responsible to train signal persons to meet the 1926.1428 standard.
The material used in rollover protection structures must have the capability of performing at how many degrees Fahrenheit.
0 degree F
The operator training requirements for rough-terrain industrial trucks used in the construction industry are covered under what OSHA standard?
OSHA standard 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks
Eye and face protection equipment used to protect against hazards shall meet the requirements specified in what standard?
The correct hierarchy for controlling overexposure to chemical hazards is what?
1. Engineering Controls
2. Administrative Controls
3. Personal Protective Equipment
Respirators used in the construction industry are covered under OSHA what standard?
In the absence of an infirmary, clinic, hospital, or doctor that is reasonably accessible in terms of time and distance from the worksite, the employer shall make sure a _______ is available at the worksite.
Person with a valid certificate in first aid training
According to OSHA, portable containers used to provide drinking water shall be what?
Tightly closed and equipped with a tap.
What is toxic to both male and female reproductive systems and can create significant exposures to workers removing paint from bridges, renovating residences, and demolishing or salvaging structures.
What is OSHA's mission?
To assure safety and health of America's workers.
What does DART stand for?
Days Away Restricted Transfer
During excavations, if crossing an excavation that is over 6 feet in depth and wider than 30 inches, what needs to be provided?
Walkways or bridges with standard guardrails
Each scaffold must support it's own weight and at least how many times the maximum intended load?
What is the compressive strength of Type A soil?
1.5 TSF or greater
What is the compressive strength of Type C Soil?
0.5 TSF or less
Who is responsible to train signal persons to meet the 1926.1428 standard?
The employer is required to train
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