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FINAL EXAMINATIONS JANUARY 2007

COURSE CODE AND NAME: OSH 100 FUNDAMENTALS OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

DATE AND TIME:

JANUARY 11, 2007 (9:00A.M 12:00NOON)

DURATION OF EXAMINATION: THREE (3) hours

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Follow carefully all instructions on the Examination Booklet. Read all questions carefully. This paper has 2 pages (including this one) and ten (10) questions You are required to answer any six (6) questions. Each question carries 10 marks. DO NOT write your name on the paper

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Cipriani College of Labour and Co-operative Studies

Course Code: OSH 100

1.

Define any five (5) of the following: Hazard Accident Carpal tunnel syndrome Near miss Risk Ergonomics Repetitive Strain Injury Improvement Project Team (IPT) Secondary witness Safety

2.

(a) (b)

List the steps for conducting an accident investigation and explain the activities in each step. Why are some accidents not reported?

3.

List four (4) accidents related economic losses that may impact on the following: (1) (2) (3) The employer The employee The State (Government)

4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Identify the key elements of a good Emergency Action Plan. Briefly describe what is involved in each element you identified. Imagine that you are the Safety Professional in your workplace explain the extent to which you may be involved in Environmental Management? Develop a plan to promote safety and health within your organization. Identify four (4) Ergonomic problems that may be present in your workplace and recommend corrective action for each problem identified. Choose an accident causation theory you prefer and explain the theory. Conduct a JSA/JHA for any job/task with which you are familiar. Identify the key element of a good transportation Safety Program.

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Cipriani College of Labour and Co-operative Studies

Course Code: OSH 100