Safety 2

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Safety 2
2013-12-21 11:50:53

Module 2, Safety 2
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  1. The location where motorists are first notified of a construction zone, which consists of three signs.
    Advanced Warning Area
  2. The development of behaviors by observation.
  3. A requirement when directing traffic near or around construction zones that are on public roadways.
    Flagged Certification
  4. The location beyond the advanced warning area and before the transition area where traffic flows are controlled.
    Flagging Station
  5. An unsafe bypass in established procedure that occurs when an individual decides to perform a task unsafe lay to save time.
  6. The location near the work area that channels traffic from the normal vehicular path onto the construction site detour.
    Transition Area
  7. The location where the work is being performed that is being protected from traffic by the advanced warning area, flagging station, and transition area.
    Work Area
  8. Safety meetings reduce accidents, but what are the secondary benefits of safety meetings?
    • They raise the crew's level of professionalism
    • Increase employee morale
    • Reduce the companies liability risk
    • Save money on injuries, equipment damage, and human pain and suffering
    • Ensures all employees are working with the same understanding of policies and procedures
  9. What are the two main causes of accidents?
    • Unsafe behaviors
    • Unsafe conditions
  10. What are the causes of shortcuts?
    • A personal decision to appear more productive
    • a person is lazy and doesn't want to go through all the steps to perform the task safely
  11. What are the three attitude indicators that can be helpful in determining if someone may cause an accident?
    • Personal tragedy
    • Nothing to lose
    • Immaturity
  12. List some of the topics recommended in the reading for safety topics.
    • Read safety rules
    • Tool care and operation
    • Equipment inspections
  13. What are the four basic zones associated with traffic control?
    • Advanced Warning Area
    • Flagging Station
    • Transition Area
    • Work area
  14. What can be used to divert pedestrians around a work site?
  15. What three groups do utilities target when addressing public safety education?
  16. What organization provides requirements regarding structural strength and clearances for lines and equipment to aid in public safety?
  17. What items should be included in all emergency radio procedures?
  18. Who controls behaviors?
    The individual
  19. How can unsafe behaviors be corrected?
    • Training
    • Awareness
    • Compliance to safety regulations
  20. What causes the majority of all accidents?
    Unsafe behaviors
  21. The most common and frequent type of safety meeting.
    Informal Safety Meeting
  22. An important element of a safety meeting where crew members discuss an incident that achieved less than desirable results.
    Close Call Discussion
  23. The type of safety meeting where the company records attendance and subjects covered.
    Informal Safety Meeting
  24. The type of meeting used by the safety department to bring about awareness of a topic company wide.
    Formal Safety Meeting
  25. Type of safety meeting where minutes are kept and roll is taken.
    Formal Safety Meeting
  26. Who is responsible for safety?
    Each and every individual
  27. What are the three signs in the Advanced Warning Area in order of first to last?
    • Utility work ahead
    • Be prepared to stop
    • Flagger ahead
  28. What determines distances while placing signs in the advanced warning area?
    • Speed limits
    • State regulations