Question 1 The OSHA citation issued to the American Smelting and Refining Company involved exposure to __________.
Lead Asbestos Benzene Methylene Chloride
Question 2 Regarding the Environmental Protection Agency, which of the following statements is TRUE?
OSHA is the only federal agency that publishes exposure limits. The EPA was founded in 1972. EPA limits are legally enforceable. The EPA publishes exposure limits under the Toxic Substances Control Act.
Question 3 Which of the following is TRUE regarding OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard?
The Respiratory Protection Program must be managed by a licensed medical professional. Medical approval is only required for half-face respirators. Parts of the original Respiratory Protection Standard were taken from an ANSI standard. OSHA only recognizes quantitative fit-tests.
Question 4 Funding awarded to the __________ allowed the discipline of industrial hygiene to evolve significantly.
Environmental Protection Agency Public Health Service U.S. Maritime Commission Department of Labor
Question 5 The scientist whose early work resulted in sweeping regulatory reforms was __________.
Dr. Alice Hamilton Morton Corn William B. Wilson Dr. Ernest Brown
Question 6 Explain what is meant by the term hierarchy of controls, and give an example of each type of control. Your response should be at least 200 words in length. ( References)
Question 7 Describe how the Environmental Protection Agency started and discuss the agency’s primary functions. Your response should be at least 200 words in length. (References)
Question 8 Discuss how OSHA uses feasibility to publicly issue its safety standards. Your response should be at least 200 words in length. (References)
Question 9 Describe OSHA’s standard setting process, and explain the impact of the benzene decision. Your response should be at least 200 words in length. (References)