Category Archives: Safety Quiz

Scenario: You are the Risk Manager for a large auto dealership and service/repair garage group.  Over the past few months, you have heard about a couple serious injuries that have occurred in auto service garages and you decide you want … Continue reading

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Scenario:  An employee is injured on the job and a work relationship is established for recordkeeping purposes. The employee is now not able to drive himself to work. He may be in a cast or splint, arm in a sling, … Continue reading

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Scenario: A stepladder (which is a type of self-supporting ladder) is used as a non-self-supporting ladder, but the bottom of the ladder is either “footed” (that is, another person keeps their foot on the bottom to keep the ladder from slipping) … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Is an Injury During Break an OSHA Recordable? Here is the scenario: An employee reports to work. A few hours later, the employee goes outside for a “smoke break.” The employee slips on the ice and injures his … Continue reading

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Scenario:  You are the safety manager for a rather large manufacturing and service operation.  You are part of a continuous improvement leadership team with your company.  In one of the team meetings, someone suggests electronically posting all required internal, corporate, … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You have an employee dislocate their finger at work.  You send her to an occupational medicine clinic.  While at the clinic, the physician performs a closed reduction procedure on her dislocated finger. It was determined that … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You are the safety manager at a heavy equipment manufacturing operation.  Your facility has an Emergency Response Team (ERT) that responds to emergencies and provides onsite first aid treatment as well as acts as the rescue … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You are the corporate safety specialist for a large organization.  The bulk of your job is to do site safety audits of the operations owned by your employer. You are conducting a site visit and safety … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario:  You have been hired as the new safety manager for a machine shop operation.  During the first few weeks, you are out on the plant floor with the maintenance manager reviewing the company’s energy control program.  … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario:  You have been hired as the Human Resource Manager for a company that supplies contract employees to healthcare facilities.  In this position, you also have responsibility for employee safety.  You start investigating what your employer has … Continue reading

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