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Daily Quiz (35)


The Alexandria Fire Department in Virginia issued a public warning about a __ spill that had contaminated waterways.


True or False: Workers Memorial Day, which honors workers whose jobs claimed their lives, began in 1970.


Samples from a creek and estuary in Sidney, British Columbia, show what is believed to be a __ spill.


In Australia, a delivery truck lost control and rolled over onto its side, spilling six tons of what onto the highway?


At the end of May, a mural artist in Florida was rescued from the ___________ he was working on after the motor on his lift equipment failed.


The replacement bridge for the Fern Hollow Bridge in Pittsburgh, which collapsed in January, will be constructed using what material?


What color paint was recently spilled by a truck on Kelly Avenue in Edmond, Oklahoma?


The New York City Department of Buildings reports that building construction-related incidents in the city have dropped what percentage compared to 2020?


A broken pipeline in Edwardsville, Illinois, leaked roughly how many gallons of crude oil last month?


An estimated ____ gallons of waste product associated with the manufacture of paint was spilled by truck hauling company, Action Enterprise, while leaving a coatings plant in Illinois last month.


The October 2021 California oil spill incident resulted in at least ____ gallons of oil, or 3,000 barrels, to be released into the ocean.


True or False: Following the derailment of Amtrak’s Empire Builder train, railroad safety experts believe it is unlikely that the accident was caused by human error.


What type of protection violations for workplace safety standards have been at the top of the safety violation list for the past decade, prompting the recent “Weekend Work” initiative in Colorado?


After a truck crashed into a pedestrian bridge in Washington, D.C., a fuel leak led to how many gallons of diesel fuel to spill into nearby drains?


In June, a 1.5-million-gallon water tank exploded at which water facility in Lemoore, California?


In April, the Yenkin-Majestic Paints plant experienced an explosion, resulting in one fatality and numerous injuries. Where is the plant located?


In March, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration launched a national emphasis program focusing on _________ efforts for companies that put the largest number of workers at risk of contracting COVID-19.


According to the 2021 Dangerous by Design report recently released by Smart Growth America, the number of pedestrians struck and killed by drivers nationwide over the last decade has increased:


The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the dates for this year’s National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. The eighth annual event is slated to take place:


USDOL’s OSHA recently revealed its annual top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for fiscal year 2020. What was the year’s most frequently cited standard?


How many lives were lost in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent oil spill off the U.S. Gulf Coast?


The U.S. Department of Labor has recently made adjustments to the Occupational Safety and Health administration’s civil penalty amounts, increasing maximum penalties for serious and other-than-serious violations from $13,494 per violation to?


The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued its annual reminder to specific employers to submit the required injury and illness date for 2020 by:


Throughout FY 2020 (Oct. 1, 2019, through Sept. 30, 2020), the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration conducted how many inspections in response to worker complaints, injuries and fatalities, and referrals impacted by COVID-19?


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ annual National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries report for 2019, the construction industry saw how many fatal injuries?


Among these workplace hazards, which one is not one of OSHA’s “Fatal Four?”


True or false: The recent cable failure on the James B. Edwards Bridge, in Charleston, South Carolina, was not caused by corrosion, according to the South Carolina Department of Transportation.


True or false: According to a recent JPCL article, over 350 workers die each year as a result of falls when working at heights.


True or false: A person hanging in a harness after a fall can die from suspension trauma if the rescue is delayed.


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


True or false: According to NIOSH, hearing loss is the most common work-related injury.


The National Floor Safety Institute makes what claim about slips and falls in the workplace?


In what waters did an offshore platform disaster occur, resulting in the death of 167 men?


What occurred on the Piper Alpha?


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


 
 
   

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