Read the following chapters from your class text (Fundamentals of Occupational Safety & Health, seventh ed.) and answer the following end if chapter questions:
- Chapter 8: Fire Prevention and Protection, Questions: 2, 3
2- Can you find any reference to NFPA in the OSHA Standards? Where? How are you affected by the NFPA and ANSI standard? How are they the same or different from laws?
3- Why do you think NFPA evolved as it did? Are the issues tackled by the NFPA issues that the federal government should be addressing? Explain your answer.
- Additional Questions Fire Prevention Questions:
- Chapter 19: Required Written Programs, Questions: 1, 2,
1-Why are small companies exempt from maintaining some of the programs in writing?
2- What programs are required of all companies regardless of size? What company activities cause companies to fall under provisions requiring written programs?
- Chapter 16: Construction Safety, Questions: 1, 2, 4,
1-Why is it important for the safety professional to be familiar with construction safety practices?
2. What are the major construction safety problems the safety practi tioner is likely to encounter on the job?
4- How has the multiemployer worksite doctrine changed since this chapter was written?
Review the OSHA website at www.osha.gov and determine what changes have
- Chapter 12: Improving Safety Performance with Behavior-Based Safety: Questions, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
1. Why are leadership behaviors the most important in behavioral safety?
What are some examples of leadership behaviors that impact safety performance?
2. Describe some ways to meaningfully engage employees in workplace safety.
3.What are the criteria for effective safety coaching?
4. Discuss the use of specific behavioral metrics in safety.
Why should behavioral measures be considered in addition to traditional lagging measures?
5.What barriers do you think are the greatest impediment to behavioral safety success?
How would you propose to overcome these barriers?
6. List and explain five critical success factors for behavioral safety.