COUSE NAME: MSE 6010 Environmental Health and Safety
1. Which one of these workplace conditions DOES NOT require employers to provide foot protection to their employees?
a. Heavy objects that might roll onto feet
b. Sharp objects that might penetrate shoe
c. Loose terrain that might cause slipping
d. The molten metal that might splash on feet

2. HAZWOPER stands for Hazardous Waste Operations and Employer Response.

3. The ultimate goal of the Clean Water Act was to make surface waters usable for such activities as swimming and fishing.

4. An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) must be established in writing for any facility with 20 or more employees.

5. What action is required of the employer when changes are made to the EAP?
a. Replace wardens with new ones
b. Review the plan with each employe
c. Hand out new copies of the EAP to each employee
d. Instruct the wardens to train employees

6. When does electricity become hazardous to humans?
a. When it contains high-voltage
b. When it completes a circuit through the body
c. When it enters the body
d. When it exits the body

7. The following federal agencies regulate the facilities that are engaged in hazardous waste operations: 1) EPA, 2) NLRA, 3) OSHA & 4) DOT.

8. A number of accidents on the job leading towards disability involve the ______.
a. Head
b. Hands
c. Eyes
d. Feet

9. Engineering controls and work practice controls are generally regarded as the most effective methods to control exposures to any airborne hazardous substances in the workplace.

10. Which one of these methods is not acceptable for putting out an electrical fire?

a. Sand
b. Fire Blanket
c. Fire extinguisher
d. Water

11. Ideally, how many fully trained emergency wardens should be present in a workplace employing 100 workers?
a. 5
b. 10
c. 15
d. 20

12. All of these hazards are considered a valid reason for evacuating a workplace EXCEPT:
a. Smoke
b. Tornado
c. Toxic vapors
d. Explosion

13. Arc burns are the result of current flowing through and exiting the body.

14. Face shields DO NOT protect the face from splashes.

15. Respirators are the least satisfactory approach to exposure control.

16. All of the following are essential considerations for the safe use of cords and wiring EXCEPT:
a. Use only insulated wires
b. Check integrity before use
c. Meet or exceed the anticipated load
d. Use only two-wire type cords

17. Outdoor exit discharge requirements include all of these factors EXCEPT:
a. They must be covered or kept clear where the chance of snow or ice exists
b. They must not dead-end
c. They must be straight, solid, and smooth
d. They must be made of iron and steel

18. What is the main purpose of a respirator?
a. To keep air contaminants out of a person’s respiratory system
b. To enable a person to breathe in a vacuous atmosphere
c. To enable a person to respire efficiently
d. To provide oxygen in hazardous gas environments

19. Research shows that hearing loss is gradual but permanent.
True/ False

20. Effective training of employees includes how to operate power tools in wet conditions.

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