Employers can most likely avoid charges of negligent hiring by:
A) requiring honesty tests.
B) using panels of interviewers.
C) conducting background checks.
D) requesting applicant medical records.
75) Which term refers to a wide array of injuries caused by repetitive physical movements?
A) Occupational stress syndrome
B) Cumulative trauma disorder
C) Occupational impairment
D) Carpal tunnel syndrome
76) For employers, what is the primary problem associated with cumulative trauma disorders?
A) Negligent hiring charges
B) Risk of employee sabotage
C) Lost employee work days
D) Lack of high-deductible insurance
77) Which of the following would most likely have a cumulative stress disorder?
A) Human resources manager
B) Data entry specialist
78) To avoid cumulative trauma disorder, it is most important that workers:
A) bend their wrists almost continuously.
B) refrain from bending their elbows.
C) place tools within easy reach.
D) grasp objects continuously.
79) Which of the following is a true statement?
A) Regular exposure to loud noise of 95 decibels has been linked to high blood pressure.
B) OSHA requires hearing protection for employees exposed to an average of 65 decibels of noise.
C) The majority of employees who should wear hearing protection are doing so on a regular basis.
D) Damage from exposure to loud noise is noticeable on a day-to-day basis when decibels exceed 100.
80) According to research, fetal health is most likely:
A) not linked to video display terminal usage of the mother.
B) negatively affected by the mother's extensive cell phone usage.
C) not affected by any chemicals utilized in manufacturing plants.
D) negatively affected by the mother's heavy video display terminal usage.
81) Fetal protection became a national issue:
A) in 1954, when GM restricted pregnant women from the assembly line.
B) in 1969, when certain painkillers resulted in deformities in newborns.
C) in 1982, when Johnson Controls' prohibited women of childbearing age from working in certain jobs.
D) in 1994, when DuPont lost a suit against it by female workers restricted from chemical processing jobs.
82) In 1983, OSHA's hazard communication standard did which of the following?
A) It gave employees the right to file grievances against employers for violating hazardous chemical standards.
B) It gave employees the right to know about hazardous chemicals in the workplace.
C) It gave employers the right to use genetic testing to identify employees who are genetically susceptible to specific hazardous chemicals.
D) It gave employers the right to train employees in using hazardous chemicals.
83) All of the following are uses of Haz-Map EXCEPT:
A) filing complaints about hazardous chemical usage.
B) determining substance toxicity levels.
C) identifying occupational diseases.
D) preventing toxic exposures.
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