What does OSHA stand for?
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Optional Safety Hazard Awareness
Opposite Standing Hazard Act
Only Safe Hazards Allowed
How are serious OSHA violations dealt with?
It's left to the employer.
Legal council is involved.
The violations are ignored.
You can appeal a decision made by OSHA.
What is a casual worker?
Someone who has a laid-back job
Someone who dresses casually for work
An employee who doesn’t work regularly for one employer and doesn’t have to have workers compensation insurance.
Injuries at work are covered by workers compensation.
What is vocational rehabilitation?
a paid vacation for work.
training for another type of job.
being sent to a rehab center after injury at work.
Which of the following is NOT a way to get workers compensation benefits?
Employers may purchase an insurance policy from a private insurance company
Participate in a state administered workers’ compensation fund
Ask the federal government for payment after an injury
Be self-insured through your own choice of private insurance
Under what law are employee negligence suits under?
When an injury occurs on the job, are you allowed to sue?
Which of the following is NOT one of the 3 common law defenses?
assumption of risk
falling somewhere slippery
co-worker injuring themselves on job
Most states compensate for 80% of lost wages after an injury
Small companies do not require employees to have workers compensation insurance.
What is the general duty clause?
a clause in the Occupational Health and Safety act that requires employers to provide a hazard free workplace.
a clause in the Occupational Health and Safety act that requires people to be careful at their workplace
a clause in the Occupational Health and Safety act that states employers do not have to provide workers compensation