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OSHA questions

16

The greatest cause of employee workplace death is from:

A)
slip and fall accidents.

B)
workplace disease.

C)
machinery accidents.

D)
vehicle accidents.

17

OSHA's continual-training requirement states that employers must provide safety training for all new hires and those transferred into a department:

A)
even if for only 1 day.

B)
if for a continual period of 5 days.

C)
if for a continual period of 30 days.

D)
when the transfer is intended to be permanent.

18

Where no OSHA standard has been developed to address a particular circumstance:

A)
the courts will use the reasonable man standard.

B)
employers may write their own standards until preempted by an official OSHA rule.

C)
the courts will apply the general duty clause.

D)
workers are at risk because if there are no standards, there are no penalties so employer abuse is possible.

19

Which of the following is not part of a welfare plan?

A)
scholarship funds.

B)
unemployment benefits.

C)
pension payments.

D)
severance pay.

20

The two types of pension plans that ERISA defines are:

A)
defined contribution and defined benefit.

B)
defined contribution and defined deposit.

C)
defined benefit and defined deposit.

D)
defined contribution and defined payment.

E)
defined deposit and defined payment.

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Hi there!
Let's tackle your questions one by one:
16) The best answer here is D - vehicular and transportation-related accidents are the leading cause of workplace fatalities.

17) I believe the best answer here is A - even if for only 1 day. Many OSHA standards explicitly require the employer to train employees in the safety and health aspects of their jobs. Other OSHA standards make it the employer's responsibility to limit certain job assignments to employees who are "certified," "competent," or "qualified" - meaning that they have had special previous training, in or out of the workplace. These requirements reflect OSHA's belief that training is an essential part of every employer's safety and health program for protecting workers from ...

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