Test II BOS 3401


1.    Which of the following statements is true?


OSHA requires an annual inspection of all worksites.

OSHA standards do not include any inspection requirements.

OSHA requires inspections for respiratory protection.

OSHA requires inspections only for cranes and man lifts.




2.    Which of the following lists contains four of the six core injury/illness program elements?


Worksite analysis, safety committees, program evaluation, management leadership

Hazard prevention and control, management leadership, worker participation, education and training

Worksite analysis, safety manager, program evaluation, hazard prevention and control

Hazard identification, management leadership, program evaluation, safety manager




3.    Which of the following is an example of an open-ended question used to interview witnesses during an accident investigation?


What was the injured employee doing right before the accident happened?

Was the injured employee wearing the correct PPE for the job?

Did you see the accident happen?

Was the injured employee following the job procedures?




4.    A Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) focuses on the relationship between:


the worker, the supervisor, the tools, and the environment.

the tools, the task, the environment, and the worker.

the supervisor, the task, the worker, and the tools.

the task, the environment, the worker, and the supervisor.




5.    According to OSHA, what do most corporate financial decision makers regard as a top benefit of effective injury/illness prevention programs?


Greater retention of employees

Better employee morale

Reduced costs

Increased productivity




6.       Discuss some criteria for selecting members of a worksite inspection team. Which one do you think is the most important, and why?

Your response should be at least 75 words in length.




7.       How often should a construction worksite be inspected? Provide the rationale for your recommendation.

Your response should be at least 75 words in length.




8.       Think of a job common to construction worksites (for example, hanging drywall). List the steps for the job. For one of the steps, describe the potential hazards and suggest some possible control measures.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.




9.       What is the relationship between employee factors and management factors in accident causation? Why do you think many accidents result in “employee error” as the major cause?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.




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