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True or false: More than 95 percent of OSHA’s Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs) on hazardous chemicals in the workplace were updated in 2013-2014.


What is an example of an engineering control, according to OSHA, during cleaning or painting operations in an enclosed space?


True or false: OSHA was established during a Republican administration.


True or false: OSHA’s Fall Protection Standard is invoked when workers are at heights of 6 feet or greater.


True or false: Most of OSHA’s Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs) on hazardous materials have been updated since their inception.


True or false: OSHA requires that replacement parts for air-supplied respirators must come from the original manufacturer.


In what area of safety did OSHA issue the most citations in fiscal year 2014?


Which of the following types of contaminants, introduced in the vicinity of a person wearing a half-mask respirator to determine if it fits properly, are allowed by OSHA for qualitative fit testing?


True or false: OSHA’s work practice controls to minimize exposure to hazardous materials, such as toxic dust, can include, in most instances, job rotation.


True or false: If ventilation is used on a worksite to mitigate safety hazards, it is classified by OSHA as personal protective equipment.


OSHA requires controls for fall hazards when workers are at what height or higher above the ground or lower level?


True or false: OSHA has developed three sets of regulations on abrasive blasting in three primary industries: general industry, maritime, and construction.


True or false: OSHA can issue a citation even when one of its regulations has not been violated.


Before a worker enters a permit-required confined space, OSHA requires testing of the atmosphere in the space to determine which of the following?


True or false: OSHA’s Construction Industry Fall Protection Standard is invoked when a worker operates at a height of 10 feet or greater.


True or false: OSHA now forbids the use of silica sand as a blasting abrasive.


What is the maximum level of carbon monoxide allowed by OSHA in breathing air for supplied-air respirators?


The revised OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, which went into effect in May 2012, requires training of employees on new label elements and safety data sheet formats by what date?


Respirators must be approved for use by what organization?


True or False: In August this year, OSHA issued a proposed rule banning use of crystalline silica as a blasting abrasive.


True or False: OSHA classifies supplied-air respirators as engineering controls.


The worker blood lead level established for triggering an OSHA inspection was reduced in 2012 to what?


True or false: OSHA’s 2008 National Emphasis Program on Crystalline Silica explicitly identified abrasive blast cleaning as a high-exposure activity.


True or False: OSHA has lowered the permissible exposure limits on crystalline silica.


Which of the following agents is not accepted by OSHA for respirator fit testing?


True or false: OSHA recently announced a National Emphasis Program on isocyanates.


True or false? For a supplied-air respirator, OSHA requires Grade D air with an oxygen content of 15 percent to 19.5 percent.


What U.S. president signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act, establishing OSHA?


True or false: According to an OSHA study of painting contractor violations conducted in 2006-2007, the OSHA Required Fall Protection Rule (1926.0501) was the one most often violated.


What is the name of the provision in OSHA standards that is used in inspections where there are no specific standards applicable to the particular hazard involved?


True or false: According to OSHA, permissible exposure limits (PELs) and Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) are both required limits on exposure to airborne contaminants.


True or false: One main reason for OSHA’s 2012 revision to the Hazard Communication Standard was to harmonize it with global hazard communication standards.


True or false: Working at a height of 6 feet invokes OSHA’s Construction Industry Fall Protection Standard (29 CFR 1926 Subpart L).


When did, or will, OSHA’s latest rules for residential fall protection (approved in 2010) take effect?


What is the main reason OSHA revised its Hazard Communication Standard this year?


What organization conducts research on safety and health issues and provides technical assistance to OSHA?


According to OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication Standard, when are employers required to have trained employees on new labeling and safety data sheet formats?


True or False: OSHA revised its Hazard Communication Standard 29CFR1910.1200 in March 2012 to align it with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.


What gives OSHA the authority to impose sanctions and fines for workplace hazards not described in OSHA regulations?


The most common category of OSHA citations issued against fabrication, galvanizing, abrasive blasting, and coating application facilities involves:


What is included in OSHA's General Duty Clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act?


Which US President signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act, establishing OSHA?


According to OSHA, what is the primary problem with this marine scaffolding assembly?


When does OSHA require that an aerial lift operator undergo retraining?


True or false: OSHA can cite an employer only if workplace hazards violate specific OSHA regulations.


Skylights on roofs that do not meet OSHA regulatory requirements for hole covers need to have what OSHA-mandated safeguard?


What organization conducts research on safety and health issues and provides technical assistance to OSHA?


What safety precautions does OSHA require when work is conducted from swing stages 10 feet or more above the ground?


Working at what height invokes OSHA's Construction Industry Fall Protection Standard (29 CFR 1926 Subpart L), requiring controls for fall hazards?


An individual using power tools to remove lead-containing paint is wearing a full face respirator with P100 (HEPA) filters and has been fit-tested using the banana oil method. What is the allowable lead exposure level for this worker, according to OSHA Standards?

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What does OSHA's General Duty Clause require?


True or false: This scaffold is compliant with OSHA requirements.


True or false: OSHA classifies respirators as engineering controls.


Safety hazards of a permit-required confined space, according to OSHA, include one or more of the following conditions.


 
 
   

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