NOTE: The answers to these questions are provided at the end of the page.

1. According to OSHA, a recordable case is one in which:

  1. Any type of medical treatment is administered
  2. Includes injuries where first-aid is administered
  3. There is an occupational injury or death
  4. Includes minor scratches, cuts, burns, or splinters

2. A MSDS is required:

  1. When the employment facility is located in the path of hazardous material transportation
  2. For each hazardous chemical that is used, processed, or stored
  3. Any employee handles hazardous materials
  4. An employee is hired into a position that is exposed to hazardous materials

3. Polygraph tests can be administered

  1. To all employees who handle money
  2. To guards hired for certain security firms and workers who manufacture, distribute, or have access to controlled substances
  3. When an employee is suspected of theft or miss-conduct
  4. To any job applicant who has signed a release

4. These standards include general requirements for all machinery to protect the operator and other employees in the machine area from hazards.

  1. Occupational Noise Exposure
  2. Machine Guarding
  3. Mine Safety and Health Act
  4. Hazard Communication

5. A leading cause of stress in the workplace is:

  1. enhanced employee benefits
  2. a lack of personal control in job
  3. a reason for increased motivation in employees
  4. one which the employee alone creates

6. Examples of wellness programs include:

  1. smoking cessation programs
  2. retirement planning
  3. educational type programs (i.e. child care, aging, cancer prevention, etc.)
  4. all of the above

7. When conducting accident investigations and completing reports, employers should:

  1. disregard the employee’s concerns
  2. not maintain the written report
  3. talk to the injured person and witnesses
  4. not complete accident investigations

8. Condition in which the physical well-being of people is protected is defined as:

  1. security
  2. health
  3. safety
  4. none of the above

9. Which of the following is a type of injury or illness defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Act?

  1. lost-time or disability injuries
  2. injury-or-illness related deaths
  3. minor injuries
  4. all of the above
  5. only a and b

10. The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) was passed in:

  1. 1912
  2. 1960
  3. 1970
  4. 1986

11. What is the order in which actions should be taken to eliminate work safety problems?

  1. time and motion studies
  2. safety hierarchy
  3. safety progression
  4. safety time line

12. What type of injury or illness is defined by OSHA?

  1. injury or illness related death
  2. lost-time or disability injuries
  3. medical care injuries
  4. all of the above

13. What type of form does OSHA use to record accidents, illness, and injures?

  1. Form 2000
  2. Form 200
  3. The company is responsible for creating the form
  4. OSHA Notification Report

14. What is the number one cause of death on the job?

  1. Heart Attack
  2. Stroke
  3. Vehicle Accident
  4. Suicide

15. Which of the following is not one of the three different approaches to effective safety management?

  1. Organizational Approach
  2. Engineering Approach
  3. Human Resources Approach
  4. Individual Approach

16. A report that list employee injuries:

  1. OSHA Injury log
  2. OSHA Medical log
  3. OSHA 200 log
  4. OSHA Safety Log

17. The proper design of the work environment to address the physical demands experienced by people:

  1. Physical settings
  2. Comfort zoning
  3. Ergonomics
  4. All of the above

18. Employees with AIDS who can perform essential functions and are not a threat to the safety of other employees are protected by which of the following acts

  1. Fair Labor Standards Act
  2. Equal Pay Act
  3. Americans With Disabilities Act
  4. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

19. Which of the following does not apply to the Drug Free Workplace Act?

  1. Applies to employers who have contracts/grants with the government
  2. Tobacco and alcohol are not considered controlled substances under the act
  3. Informs employees of requirements, what actions for violations, awareness, and supervisory training
  4. Is a recognized element under the ADA

20. Which of the following is not covered by the Employee Right to Know Act?

  1. Employers must provide written hazard communication programs to train employees about the hazards that they may be exposed to in the workplace
  2. Train the employees about the hazards, how exposure occurs, symptoms, treatment, what to do if exposed, and how to avoid exposure
  3. Form a safety committee and implement safety incentive programs
  4. Chemical manufacturers must provide a material safety data sheet to employer for every hazardous substance


1. C
2. B
3. B
4. B
5. B
6. D
7. C
8. C
9. D
10. C
11. B
12. D
13. B
14. C
15. C
16. C
17. C
18. C
19. D
20. C