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Ch 13- Occupational Health
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The first to recommend respiratory protection
Pliny the Elder
Which of the following is not a type of workplace hazard?
When was OSHA established?
Made the link between the occupational exposure of chimney sweeps and scrotal cancer.
The first health and safety regulation in the U.S.
Walsh-Healey Act of 1935
Which of the following is an example of an engineering control?
The "workplace detective"
The Gauley Bridge Disaster became known as?
America's greatest industrial disaster
The Gauley Bridge Disaster involved which substance?
The primary victims of the shirtwaist fire?
Young, migrant women, mostly Italian
As an occupational health and safety professional, where is your first loyalty? Who is most important for you to protect?
Wrote "Exploring Dangerous Trades"
Which of the following is not a route of entry that substances may enter the body?
Which of the following is an example of administrative control?
Procedure for using a drill press
Who posed the question: Of what trade are you?
The mother of industrial toxicology
The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire occurred in
Silicosis is a crippling _______ disease.
Following the disaster, the town of Hawk's Nest became known as?
The town of the living dead
Which workplace control has the highest priority (most important and applied first?)
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