EC Safety Program and Requirements

This month, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR is profiling the electrical contractor, so let’s look at a few of the components in an electrical contractor’s safety program.

1. Written ______ help communicate a company’s commitment to safety and health to employees, contractors, subcontractors and customers.

Correct Answer: Policies

2. A ______ identifies a task, determines the hazards associated with the task and defines the mitigation procedures necessary to control the related hazards.

Correct Answer: Job-hazard analysis

3. Who is responsible for implementing the policies and procedures found in the company safety manual and program?

Correct Answer: All of the above

4. A(n) ______ person is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions that are unsanitary, hazardous or dangerous to employees and has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.

Correct Answer: Component

5. How often are the contents of an on-the-job first aid kit required to be inspected?

Correct Answer: Weekly

6. Impulsive or impact noise exposure levels should not exceed ______ decibel peak sound pressure levels.

Correct Answer: 140

7. The employer is responsible for any employee-provided personal protective equipment that employee uses on the job.

Correct Answer: True

8. Laser equipment shall be prohibited where practical when it is raining or snowing or where dust and fog are present.

Correct Answer: True

9. An evaluation of a powered industrial truck operator’s performance must be conducted once every ______ year(s).

Correct Answer: Three

10. OSHA requires accident/incident investigation programs, which are used to determine ______.

Correct Answer: The root cause of the accident/incident