Falls
Electrical
Confined Space
Excavation
OSHA in General

100

A system of components including posts, top rail, mid-rail and toe board.
What is a guardrail system?

100

The amount of electrical energy required to stop a person's heartbeat.
What is 1/10 of an amp (100 milliamps)?

100

This is the normal concentration of oxygen in air or the legal drinking age?
What is 21%? Normal air also contains 78% nitrogen.

100

When an excavation reaches this depth, cave-in protection is required by OSHA.
What is 5 feet?

100

29CFR1926
What are the OSHA standards for construction?

200

The required height range for the top rail of a guardrail system, according to OSHA.
What is 39 to 45 inches (42 inches plus or minus three)?

200

A device that protects wires from overheating and thereby prevents fires but does not protect against electric shock.
What is a circuit breaker?

200

It's the leading cause of death in Confined Spaces.
What is asphyxiation?

200

When an excavation reaches this depth, stairs, ladders or ramps must be provided.
What is 4 feet?

200

5(a)(1) Hint: Not the Captain poop clause but the...
What is the "General Duty Clause"?

300

It consists of a harness, lanyard and anchor point and is abbreviated "PFA".
What is a personal fall arrest system?

300

These wires are covered with an insulation that is meant to protect them from corrosion in the weather but not insulation with enough integrity to allow safe touching of the wires.
What are overhead (high voltage) wires?

300

When it's missing, this either is consumed (by respiration and or by combustion) or is displaced by something heavier than air.
What is oxygen?

300

This person is defined as "one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them"
What is a competent person?

300

The year the OSH Act was promulgated?
What is 1970?

400

The weight/force needed to be withstood for an anchor point for a personal fall arrest system.
What is 5,000 pounds per person?

400

This device protects personnel from electric shock and is required by OSHA for all cord and plug connected electrical power tools used in construction activity.
What is a GFCI --- Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter?

400

This smells like rotten eggs, is toxic in low concentrations and is a normal by-product of decay of biological (animal and plant) materials.
What is hydrogen sulfide?

400

This type of soil requires the least degree of slope, required by OSHA to be at least 3/4 to 1, but soils that have previously been disturbed may not be classified as this type of soil. (Hint: a good grade in school)
What is Type A soil?

400

It's the policy that allows OSHA to cite employers other than the exposing employer.
What is "multi employer work site" policy?

500

A) The height at which OSHA requires fall protection for construction activities? B) The maximum length for a fixed length lanyard?
A) What is 6 feet? B) What is 6 feet?

500

These may not be hung or suspended using metal fasteners such as staples, bent nails, tie-wire and so on.
What are electrical cords and stringlights?

500

These four gases are commonly found in the atmosphere, in addition to oxygen and nitrogen, in environments where biological (plant and animal) materials are decaying.
What are carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide and methane?

500

Two techniques must be used in all excavations going deeper that five feet, according to OSHA, to determine soil type. Classification of the soil is necessary to properly apply cave-in protection techniques. Simple qualitative analytical methods that do not require instrumentation and that are commonly used to determine soil types include:
What are visual examination, the thumb penetration test and the plasticity (ribbon) test?

500

This person is the current South Dakota OSHA Area Director and at one-time worked for the Colorado Home Builders Association.
Who is Sheila Stanley?