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To assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education, and assistance

What is section 11C of the OSH act is

Prohibits employers from retaliating against employees for exercising their rights

Know the purpose of OSHA directives like CPL

Enforcement and compliance directives. Used to ensure consistent enforcement of OSHA regulations

What are the 5 types of multi-employer citation policy

Creating, exposing, correcting employer, controlling employer, multiple roles

What is the definition of point of operation machine guarding

The point of operation of machines whose operation exposes an employee to injury, shall be guarded

What are the basic industrial hygiene principles

The science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling the workplace conditions

What is the definition of GFCI

Ground fault circuit interrupter the only protection device designed to protect people against electric shock from an electrical system

What is the definition of a grounding conductor

The conductive path that provides a ground fault current path and connects normally non-current-carrying metal parts of equipment together and to the system grounded conductor or to the grounding electrode conductor

Know what incident rates are in OSHA record keeping

OSHA form 300a

What is the definition of a floor hole and floor opening

Floor hole 1 inch to 12 inches floor opening 12 or more inches.

What are the safety requirements for fixed ladders

Rungs must be 3/4 inch metal, 1 1/8 inch wood, 12 inches between rungs,

What is effective exhaust ventilation when your welding

Shall be of sufficient capacity to produce the number of air changes necessary to maintain welding fumes and smoke within safe limits

What categories of flammable liquids need to be interconnected (bonded) when poured

Category 1,2,3 with a Flashpoint below 100 degrees F

Definition of lower explosive limit and upper explosive limit

Minimum concentration of a flammable gas to support its combustion in air, maximum concentration of a gas that will burn in air

Definition of a confined space

Entry or exit that is not designed for continuous occupancy

Definition of a permit required confined space

Potential for hazardous atmosphere, potential engulfment, internal configuration where an entrant could be trapped by inward converging walls

Storage of cylinders must be

A minimum of 20 feet between or a 5 foot non combustible wall with half hour fire rating

Class A fire

Ordinary combustible such as paper wood

Class B fire

Flammable liquids

Class c fire


Class D fire


What are the 2 types of machine guarding

Horizontal and vertical

Portable fire extinguisher shall be within how many feet

Class A/C/D 75 FT OR LESS CLASS B 50 FT or less

What is the minimum clearance a sprinkler must have

18 inches

Employers must report work related fatalities within

8 hrs

For in patient hospitalization, amputation, or eye loss employers must report the incident within

24 hrs

How long is the repeat violation window

5 years

What is the most important component of safety an health system

Management leadership and employee involvement are the most important

What are the 3 modes of transmission of blood borne pathogens

Penetration of skin, unprotected mucous membranes, unprotected openings in the skin

Medical records must be maintained for how long

Duration of employment plus 30 years

A powered industrial truck is unattended when

The operator is 25ft or more away or when he leaves the vehicle and it is not in his view

Overhead and gantry cranes must be

Rate load marked and clearly legible from the floor

Employer's shall administer a hearing conservation program whenever employee noise exposure equal or exceed an 8 hr time weighted average sound level of

85 decibels measured on the A scale

What are the general requirements for machine guards

Guards shall be affixed to the machine where possible and secured elsewhere if for any reason attachment to the machine is not possible

When a fan is less than 7 ft from the floor or wok in level the blades should be

Guarded with openings no larger than half inch

Work rests must be adjusted to a max of

1/8 inch bottom an 1/4 inch top

Portable multi-section metal ladders shall overlap the adjacent sections by at least

3 ft for 36 ft

4 ft for 36-48

5 ft for 48-60

Atmospheric oxygen must be between

19.5 and 23.5 percent

What are 5 types of power tools

Electrical, pneumatic, liquid fuel, hydraulic, powder actuated

The most recommend type of power tool switch is

Constant pressure switch

Compressed air is not to be used for cleaning purposes except for

When reduced to less than 30 psi

Types of controls

Eliminating is best, engineering, administrative controls, PPE

What is the minimum distance of conductive objects for overhead power lines

10 feet

Employers are required to provide information to their employees about hazardous chemicals to which they are exposed to

Ensure they are labeled, maintain copies of data sheet, obtain SDS asap

Employers must provide employees information and train on hazardous chemicals in their work area when?

Time of their initial assignment, whenever a new physical or health hazard is introduced

The purpose of the OSHA 300 log is

Illness, injury, fatalities