How do you determine whether an electrical contractor’s safety program is a success? Test yourself on some of the key indicators.
Created by: Wesley L. Wheeler
1. OSHA considers ______ to be a major leading indicator for determining the effectiveness of an employer’s safety program.
A. Management participation
B. Education and training
C. Worker involvement
D. Hazard identification and assessment
E. Any of the above
2. The number of recorded safety observations performed by workers and supervisors is considered to be a ______.
A. Lagging indicator
B. Leading indicator
3. The acronym “SMART,” as used to describe leading indicators, refers to:
A. Safety, Manual, Accountable, Ready, Testing
B. Specific, Manual, Action, Ready, Tools
C. Specific, Measurable, Accountable, Reasonable, Timely
D. Safety, Measurable, Action, Ready, Timely
4. An experience-modification ratio of ______ is a good indicator of an effective safety program.
A. Less than 1
B. Greater than 1
C. Less than 10
D. Greater than 10
5. The number of company employees that have received OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour Construction Outreach Safety Training could be considered to be a ______.
C. Inconclusive indicator
D. Temporary indicator
6. The number of OSHA recordable injuries experienced by a company within a calendar year is considered to be a ______.
7. A pre-employment and random substance-abuse testing program has been identified as a key component in reducing injuries and improving safety on the job.
8. OSHA requires that all employees must be certified in first aid, CPR and AED.
9. The phrase, “Each employer shall furnish to each employee both employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to the employee,” is known as the ______ of the OSHA Act.
A. Walsh Healy Act
B. HAZCOM standard
C. The general duty clause
D. Risk assessment clause
10. In order for an injury or illness to be considered "OSHA recordable," the exposure or injury must be job-related and require ______.
A. First-aid treatment
C. Medical treatment beyond first aid
D. Self-medication with over-the-counter medication