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Instructions: The Course developers at NC State University would like to learn more about you. This information will help us better serve our training audiences in the future. No personal information that would reveal your individual identity will be given to OSHA or any other organization.

A response for each question below is required.

  1. Please choose a salutation.
  2. What is your name? (Will appear on your certificate)
  3. First   Last

  4. What is your mailing address?
  5. Street   City

    If in the US,
    State   Zip code

    If outside the US,

  6. What is your e-mail address? It will serve as your identifier throughout the Course, and the link to the course website will be sent to this address.

  7. Please enter it again.

  8. Which one of the following options best describes your main role in your organization?
  9. Business Owner Trainer/educator
    Top-level manager Line manager or supervisor
    Human resources professional Worker (knowledge or production)
    Safety and health professional Other
    External consultant

  10. In what industry do you work?
  11. Which option best describes the size of your company/organization?
  12. Less than 250 employees
    250 employees or more

  13. Would you like to be added to the mailing list for the Southeastern OSHA Training Institute (OTI)?
  14. Yes

How Much Do You Already Know?

This pretest measures what you know already about safety and health management systems. Don't worry if you are unsure of the answers. You will learn this information throughout this course.

  1. What are the likely benefits of implementing a safety and health management system (SHMS)?
  2. A. Higher productivity and quality.
    B. Lower workers' compensation costs.
    C. Fewer accidents and lost workday injuries.
    D. Increase in absenteeism.
    E. A, B and C, only.

  3. Which of the following is a characteristic of an effective SHMS?
  4. A. Top management is the only group of employees involved.
    B. The SHMS does not change after its initial implementation phase.
    C. A key person is assigned to oversee the development of the SHMS.
    D. It just complies with (does not exceed) OSHA regulatory
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    E. Safety is considered to be an important goal, but not a fundamental
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  5. Who has ultimate responsibility for the effectiveness of the SHMS?
  6. A. The company's Safety and Health coordinator.
    B. Human Resources.
    C. Company employees.
    D. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
    E. The company's top management.

  7. Each of the following is an important responsibility of top management regarding SHMS implementation except
  8. A. investigating who is to blame when accidents and incidents occur.
    B. promoting employee participation.
    C. holding employees accountable for their safety and health
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    D. providing the required financial, personnel and organizational
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    E. establishing safety and health objectives.

  9. Which of the following work-related accidents must be reported to OSHA?
  10. A. A fatal accident at a company with fewer than 11 employees.
    B. An accident where inpatient hospitalization occurs for 3 or more employees.
    C. An accident where the injured employee must be transferred to
    Graphic indentanother department during recovery (company has more than 10
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    D. A and B, only.
    E. A, B and C.

  11. Which of the following could be a step in Accident Investigation and Analysis?
  12. A. A supervisor conducts a routine inspection of workplace to identify
    Graphic indentpotentially hazardous conditions.
    B. A safety and health professional helps a company identify all
    Graphic indentpotentially harmful workplace conditions at a facility.
    C. A manager reviews the company's OSHA 300 Logs for the past
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    D. A manager familiarizes himself with the OSHA standards with
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    E. A supervisor and employee conduct a hazard assessment for
    Graphic indent Personal Protective Equipment.

  13. When it is not possible to eliminate a hazard, you should control the hazard by applying the following methods. What is the correct order of precedence and effectiveness for applying these methods?
  14. A. Personal protective equipment (PPE), engineering controls, administrative controls.
    B. Engineering controls, administrative controls, PPE.
    C. Engineering controls, PPE, administrative controls.
    D. Administrative controls, engineering controls, PPE.
    E. Administrative controls, PPE, engineering controls.

  15. Effective emergency planning includes which of the following?
  16. A. Pre-planning with local emergency responders.
    B. Training employees and conducting drills.
    C. Maintaining emergency eyewash and safety showers.
    D. Posting important emergency contact information.
    E. All of the above.

  17. All of the following items can help you determine safety and health training needs except

  18. A. OSHA standards.
    B. learning objectives.
    C. Job Hazard Analyses.
    D. comprehensive surveys.
    E. accident reports.

  19. OSHA training requirements
  20. A. are a part of every OSHA standard.
    B. are always performance-based.
    C. may specify items such as content, trainer qualifications and
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    D. A and C, only.
    E. A, B and C.

  21. The OSHA Voluntary Protection Program includes the following elements except
  22. A. injury and illness rate performance below the national average.
    B. on-site evaluation from OSHA.
    C. a Plan-Do-Check-Act continual improvement model.
    D. demonstration of an effective safety and health management system.
    E. annual employer evaluation of SHMS.

  23. What similar criteria do the ANSI Z10 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Standard and the OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Specification follow?
  24. A. They both follow a Plan-Do-Check-Act continual improvement model.
    B. They both require a third party auditor to confirm conformance to the specification
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    C. They both require top management commitment and allocation of resources to manage
    Graphic indentthe safety and health management system.
    D. They both enjoy benefits of reduced accidents and workers' compensation costs when
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    E. A, C and D.