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True or false: If a coating has 50 grams per liter or less of VOCs, it is said to be HAPS-free.

Thursday, November 13, 2014


All respiratory protection equipment used in the workplace must be approved by what organization?

Monday, July 28, 2014


True or false: According to a recent Applicator Training Bulletin in JPCL, the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 lists and describes the responsibilities of both employers and employees for safety in the workplace.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014


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

Monday, May 5, 2014


The approval of what agency is required for supplied-air respirators?

Friday, May 2, 2014


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?

Thursday, December 12, 2013


True or False: Polished concrete, when properly processed, will meet or exceed the slip-coefficient of friction requirements of ANSI/NFSI.

Thursday, October 10, 2013


What is the name of the collection of northeastern states and the District of Columbia working together to reduce ground-level ozone?

Tuesday, September 24, 2013


LEED v4 makes its official debut at the Greenbuild Show in November. What was the previous version of LEED called?

Monday, September 23, 2013


Why is crystalline silica sand more likely to cause silicosis when it is used for abrasive blasting, as opposed to when it blows around on a beach?

Tuesday, September 17, 2013


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

Tuesday, September 3, 2013


What organization recently issued recommended exposure limits to carbon nanotubes and nanofibers?

Tuesday, May 14, 2013


Which of the following alternatives is an engineering control for an air-contaminant workplace hazard?

Wednesday, March 13, 2013


What agency is in charge of testing and certifying respirators?

Thursday, February 21, 2013


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

Thursday, December 20, 2012


What organization tests for the health effects of coatings in contact with potable water?

Friday, November 30, 2012


True or False: Federal agencies must comply with the same health and safety standards as private-sector employers.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012


Five painters died and three were injured in a 2007 confined space accident in what type of facility?

Tuesday, July 17, 2012


Breathing grade compressed air (Grade D, as specified by the Compressed Gas Association) must contain what percentage of oxygen by volume?

Thursday, May 10, 2012


True or false: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, a branch of the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for developing and enforcing mandatory job safety and health standards.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012


What is the most important reason for a lanyard to be flexible when it is used with a lifeline and safety harness?

Monday, November 21, 2011


Manufacturers of supplied air respirators must acquire approval for these products from what agency?

Wednesday, November 16, 2011


Where are you most likely to find oxygen-deficient air?

Friday, October 28, 2011


True or false: The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health prepares and publishes standards on safety in the workplace.

Monday, October 24, 2011


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

Monday, September 12, 2011


In abrasive blasting work, how small do dust particles have to be to make them respirable and therefore dangerous to health?

Tuesday, August 30, 2011


What is the source of the specification for Grade D breathing air?

Tuesday, August 23, 2011


If you are using a supplied-air respirator for protection during abrasive blast cleaning, when is it OK to take it off?

Wednesday, July 13, 2011


True or false: Federal law requires that Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), also know as a Product Safety Data Sheet, be published by coating manufacturers for their products, and that employers have these data sheets on hand in the workplace.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011


What is the minimum oxygen content of air suitable for breathing?

Monday, June 13, 2011


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

Friday, April 15, 2011


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

Wednesday, April 13, 2011


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

Thursday, April 7, 2011


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?

Arnold Ferguson, CIH, CSP

Tuesday, March 29, 2011


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