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Self-Check Safety Quiz 1

Safety Laws

Directions: Study safety sheets 1-1 through 1-4 from the Safety Guidebook for Carpentry & Building Construction, ISBN 0-07-825352-7. Then choose the letter of the answer that best completes the statement or answers the question.

OSHA regulations keep you and your job site safe by all except
A)performing job site safety inspections.
B)requiring the use of safety equipment.
C)making available accident insurance.
D)training employers about safety issues.
The Fair Labor Standards Act guarantees to workers under age 18 the right of
A)unpaid leave.
B)limits on working hours.
C)protection from discrimination.
D)full-time employment.
The Right to Know laws inform you about
A)the safe use and possible hazards of chemicals.
B)changes in labor laws and minimum wages.
C)new safety regulations.
D)your employment records.
Providing a safe workplace is the overall responsibility of
A)the worker.
C)the field inspector.
D)the employer.
Under federal labor laws, a worker has the right to
A)select OSHA rules with which to comply.
B)contact OSHA about safety violations.
C)refuse an onsite safety inspection.
D)waive safety training for a new job.
When working at any job site, you are responsible for
A)providing enough lighting.
B)following safety standards.
C)training co-workers on the job.
D)bringing all of your equipment.
Researching the hazards of new technologies is one responsibility of
C)the Department of Labor.
D)the Department of Personnel.
If you are the authorized person for a specific task, you
A)know how to use the equipment.
B)have passed all inspections.
C)have the proper protective gear.
D)are assigned the task by your employer.
A competent or qualified person may eliminate hazards only after
A)receiving OSHA-approved training.
B)working for a certain length of time.
C)receiving authorization from the employer.
D)establishing a good attendance record.
To get the personal protective equipment needed for a job, you should
A)contact OSHA.
B)rent the equipment.
C)see your employer.
D)borrow the equipment.
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