SAFE280_2

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  1. The OHS Act sets out maximum fines for a 1st and 2nd offence. What are they?
    • 1st offence: $500,000 / 6 months in jail
    • 2nd offence: $1,000,000 / 1 year in jail
  2. Define "imminent danger"
    A danger that is not normal for that occupation

    A danger under which a worker engaged in that occupation would not normally carry out their work
  3. Workers must wear respiratory equipment when the oxygen concentration is less than...
    19.5% (by volume)
  4. List the 3 most common indoor air pollutants
    • 1. Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC's)
    • 2. Tobacco smoke
    • 3. Pollen, microbial agents, bioorganic toxins
  5. When toxic contaminants mix, the outcome can be... (list 3)
    • 1. Additive (sum of parts)
    • 2. Synergistic (more severe than sum of parts)
    • 3. Antagonistic (contaminants cancel each other out)
  6. Name 4 important safety factors you should focus on when conducting an inspection
    • 1. Work Practices
    • 2. Housekeeping
    • 3. Regulations
    • 4. Communication
  7. How long must injury reports be kept?
    3 years
  8. When does a standard become a law?
    When it is listed by name in the OH&S Code
  9. List 5 possible sources of VOC pollution
    • Photocopiers/printers
    • Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)
    • Wood Smoke
    • Fresheners, cleaners, and polishes
    • Pains
  10. What are 4 products of incomplete combustion?
    • 1. CO
    • 2. NO2
    • 3. SO2
    • 4. Gas fumes (particles that can be inhaled)
  11. What is a key factor for controlling indoor air pollution?
    Ventilationm, specifically, the number of air changes per hour
  12. What is CEPA? Is it federal or provincial?
    Canadian Environmental Protection Act (federal legislation)
  13. What is the EPEA? Is it federal or provincial?
    Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (provincial)
  14. Name the 3 types of administrative enforcement provided for by CEPA
    • 1. Environmental Protection Order (EPO)
    • 2. Enforcement Order (EO)
    • 3. Administrative Penalties
  15. What are 2 types of quasi-criminal violations?
    Intentional and unintentional
  16. Does actual loss or damage have to occur for a quasi-criminal or administrative penalty to be given?
    No
  17. What types of substance releases are exempted from EPEA?
    • 1. Those permitted by the Oil and Gas Conservation Act
    • 2. Those permitted by the TDG (transportation of dangerous goods) Act
  18. What are units for the service pressure listed on a gas cylinder?
    This vapour pressure value is for what temperature?
    • psi
    • 100oF (38oC)
  19. What is the most common method of inspection for gas cylinders?
    Visual inspection by a qualified person, with records being kept
  20. What 6 types of waste are excluded from the Hazardous Waste regulations?
    • 1. Hazardous recyclables
    • 2. Household waste
    • 3. Domestic sewage
    • 4. Farm waste
    • 5. Waste from emergency cleanups
    • 6. Waste from generators (less than 5 kg./5 L per month)
  21. Who is responsible for waste (all the way through from classification to treatment to disposal)?
    The generator of the waste
  22. What are the 4 'R's of Waste management?
    • 1. Reduce
    • 2. Reuse
    • 3. Recycle
    • 4. Recover
  23. What are 4 ways of treating hazardous waste?
    • Biological
    • Physical
    • Chemical
    • Thermal
  24. What is the longest time and largest amount of hazardous waste that can be stored?
    • 1 year
    • 10 tonnes
  25. How often should respiratory PPE be inspected?
    Once a month
  26. What is the acronym for using a fire extinguisher?
    • PASS:
    • Pull
    • Aim
    • Squeeze
    • Sweep
  27. Why are Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFF) exinguishers not suitable for live electrical equipment?
    The foam is water-based and can therefore conduct
  28. Dry powder extinguishers are meant for...
    Combustible metal fires
  29. Order the 3 main types of radiation from heaviest to lightest
    • Alpha
    • Beta
    • Gamma
  30. Define Bq
    • Becquerel
    • 1 disintegration per second
  31. Define Sv
    • Sievert
    • 1 Sv = 1 gray of gamma radiation
  32. What is the upper limit of radiation exposure, and what is the level considered to be fatal? (answers in mSv)
    • Upper limit: 2500 mSv
    • Fatal amount: 4000 mSv
  33. What are 6 sections on a radioactivity license?
    • 1. Licensee
    • 2. Period
    • 3. Activity allowed
    • 4. Details of equipment/types of radiation
    • 5. Location
    • 6. Conditions
  34. Warning signs must be posted when noise levels are above ___ dB
    85 dB
  35. Warning signs must be posted when noise levels are above ___ dB
    85 dB
  36. Unrestricted radiation areas should have levels of less than ___ uSv/hr. or __ mSv/7 consecutive days
    • 20 uSv/hr.
    • 1 mSv/week

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