Test Bank Occupational Safety and Health for Technologists, 9th Edition David L. Goetsch

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Chapter 1  Safety and Health Movement,  Then and Now

TRUE/FALSE.  Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

 

1)

 

The Code of Hammurabi, circa 2000 BC, contained clauses that could be interpreted as early attempts at workers' compensation.

 

1)

 

_______

 

 

 

2)

 

The Romans were cruel task masters who had no concern for occupational safety.

 

2)

 

_______

 

 

 

3)

 

The first recorded occupational safety program occurred in 1907 with the establishment of the Bureau of Mines.

 

3)

 

_______

 

 

 

4)

 

The first effective workers' compensation law in the United States was passed in 1911.

 

4)

 

_______

 

 

 

5)

 

OSHA was passed in 1970 in spite of strenuous efforts on the part of organized labor to prevent it.

 

5)

 

_______

 

 

 

6)

 

Organized labor in the United States worked hard to overturn anti-labor laws that inhibited safety in the workplace.

 

6)

 

_______

 

 

 

7)

 

Specific work-related health problems such as lung diseases in miners and mercury poisoning have contributed to advancing the safety movement in the United States.

 

7)

 

_______

 

 

 

8)

 

Lung cancer has been tied to asbestos in the workplace.

 

8)

 

_______

 

 

 

9)

 

OSHA opposes the use of safety incentives in every case.

 

9)

 

_______

 

 

 

10)

 

The disaster in Bhopal, India called into question the practice of moving companies that produce hazardous substances to countries that have fewer safety regulations. 

 

10)

 

______

 

 

 

11)

 

Total Safety Management (TSM) encourages organizations to take a holistic approach to safety management.

 

11)

 

______

 

 

 

12)

 

U.S. companies have no responsibility when it comes to the safety and health of employees of companies in foreign countries that manufacture goods for them.

 

12)

 

______

 

 

 

13)

 

Concern over the potential effects of bloodborne pathogens has introduced a whole new set of precautions into the realm of workplace safety.

 

13)

 

______

 

 

 

14)

 

Safety and health professionals do not have to concern themselves with documenting the return on investment for safety and health programs. 

 

14)

 

______

 

 

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE.  Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

15)

 

A widely used accident prevention technique is:

 

15)

 

______

 

  1. A)

 

Fail-safe designs

 

  1. B)

 

CPR with AED

 

  1. C)

 

Fellow servant rule

 

  1. D)

 

Employer liability

 

 

 

16)

 

An organization that has contributed to the development of the safety movement in the United States is:

 

16)

 

______

 

  1. A)

 

National Society of Safety Engineers

 

  1. B)

 

National Safety Council

 

  1. C)

 

National Safety Management Society

 

  1. D)

 

All of the above

 

 

 

17)

 

Which of the following would not generally be considered a member of the safety and health team for a large company?

 

17)

 

______

 

  1. A)

 

Radiation control specialist

 

  1. B)

 

Marketing vice-president

 

  1. C)

 

Occupational nurse

 

  1. D)

 

Dietician

 

 

 

18)

 

The three Es of safety are:

 

18)

 

______

 

  1. A)

 

Engineering, education, and employer liability

 

  1. B)

 

Engineering, education, and enforcement

 

  1. C)

 

Engineering, education, and elimination of hazards

 

  1. D)

 

Engineering, education, and employee responsibility

 

 

 

19)

 

A large professional organizational for safety managers, engineers, and specialists is:

 

19)

 

______

 

  1. A)

 

National Safety Council

 

  1. B)

 

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

 

  1. C)

 

Bureau of Mines

 

  1. D)

 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

 

 

 

20)

 

The link between workplace safety and productivity was established by:

 

20)

 

______

 

  1. A)

 

OSHA

 

  1. B)

 

The Foster Wheeler Study

 

  1. C)

 

NIOSH

 

  1. D)

 

The U.S. Department of Commerce

 

 

 

21)

 

Cutting the frequency of workplace injuries in half results in how much of an increase to productivity?

 

21)

 

______

 

  1. A)

 

Thirty percent

 

  1. B)

 

Fifty percent

 

  1. C)

 

Ninety percent

 

  1. D)

 

Ten percent

 

 

 

 

1)

 

TRUE

 

2)

 

FALSE

 

3)

 

FALSE

 

4)

 

TRUE

 

5)

 

FALSE

 

6)

 

TRUE

 

7)

 

TRUE

 

8)

 

TRUE

 

9)

 

FALSE

 

10)

 

TRUE

 

11)

 

TRUE

 

12)

 

FALSE

 

13)

 

TRUE

 

14)

 

FALSE

 

15)

 

A

 

16)

 

D

 

17)

 

B

 

18)

 

B

 

19)

 

A

 

20)

 

B

 

21)

 

D

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