Occupational Safety and Health Act Quiz

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What is the general state of physical, mental, and emotional well-being known as?

Health

Which act provides the legislative framework to secure the safety, health, and welfare among all Malaysian workforce?

Occupational Safety and Health Act

What is a condition in which the physical well-being of people is protected?

Safety

What are the technical, human, and environmental causes referred to?

Industrial HRM Principles & Practices

What is the importance of encouraging safe work practices and healthy lifestyles amongst employees?

To improve employee morale

What do programmes and activities aim to improve according to the text?

Health and wellness of employees

What is one of the requirements for employers in designated industries under OSHA?

Appoint a dedicated, qualified safety and health officer

What is the eligibility requirement for registration as a safety officer under OSHA?

A recognized diploma in OSH or a minimum of 10 years' experience in OSH

What is the moral aspect related to ensuring safety and health at the workplace?

Safeguarding workers from harm

What type of programme does OSHA state is a requirement for employers to reduce the number of accidents?

Wellness programs

Which factor is stated as a cause of stress at work?

Excessive long hours

What does OSHA require employers to do in relation to drug and alcohol abuse?

Disseminate a company policy on drug and alcohol abuse

What is a requirement for employers concerning accidents according to OSHA?

Reporting serious accidents to DOSH

What is one economic aspect related to ensuring safety at work?

Ill health and diseases resulting in days absence from work

What is one of the requirements under OSHA for organizations concerning safety at work?

Appoint safety committee (if more than 40 employees)

What does OSHA require employers to do concerning the safety and health of their employees?

Report serious accidents to DOSH

What is the general state of physical, mental, and emotional well-being known as?

Occupational health

Which act provides the legislative framework to secure the safety, health, and welfare among all Malaysian workforce?

Occupational Safety and Health Act

What is one of the requirements for employers in designated industries under OSHA?

Conducting regular safety trainings for employees

What do programmes and activities aim to improve according to the text?

Health and wellness of employees

What is the eligibility requirement for registration as a safety officer under OSHA?

Completion of a first aid course

What is one economic aspect related to ensuring safety at work?

Reduced insurance premiums for employers with low accident rates

What is the minimum number of employees required to draft and disseminate a safety policy, according to the text?

5 employees

What is the eligibility requirement for registration as a safety officer under OSHA, based on the text?

A recognized diploma in OSH, or a minimum of 10 years’ experience in OSH, or completion of a training programme in OSH recognized by the Ministry of Human Resources

Which aspect is NOT mentioned as a reason for organizations to ensure safety, health, and welfare of their employees, according to the text?

Technological Aspects

What is one cause of stress at work mentioned in the text?

Job security

According to OSHA, what is a requirement for employers concerning accidents, as stated in the text?

Reporting serious accidents to DOSH

What does OSHA require employers to do concerning the safety and health of their employees, as mentioned in the text?

Take appropriate steps to ensure safety and health

What is one of the requirements under OSHA for organizations concerning safety at work, as per the text?

Appointing a dedicated, qualified safety and health officer

Test your knowledge on the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, encouraging safe work practices, and improving the health of employees with this quiz. This quiz is based on Chapter 7-2 of HRM Principles & Practices.

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