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PHRi Certification: Workplace Health, Safety & Security Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following laws broadly covers workplace safety standards in the United States?

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Question 2 2. Brown's Auto Body has established an employee retirement plan. When funding this plan, which of the following laws do they need to take into consideration?

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Question 3 3. What federal department is responsible for enforcing over 180 federal laws that protect workers, job seeker, retirees, and others?

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Question 4 4. Work-life balance is:

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Question 5 5. The owner of James' Small Engine Repair has decided to purchase gym memberships for all of his employees. This is an example of a _____ work-life program.

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Question 6 6. Businesses offer work-life balance programs in order to _____

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Question 7 7. If an employee suggests that he may be the victim of workplace violence, what is it the manager's responsibility to do?

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Question 8 8. Joseph, the manager of the plant, noticed that a wire was dangling from the ceiling in the lunchroom. It did not seem to be a problem because most employees are rather short at his workplace. Herb was on his lunch break and noticed the same wire. He decided to stand on a chair and pull it down. As he did so, the ceiling fell on his head and body causing Herb to break a rib. What should happen next?

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Question 9 9. Samuel and Donny just don't see eye to eye. Although they work in the same department, they are often at odds with one another. Donny has been seen stealing Samuel's lunch and overheard leaving threatening voicemail messages. However, real violence never actually occurs. Is Samuel the victim of workplace violence?

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Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of a wellness program?

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Question 11 11. Why would a company be interested in promoting a health and wellness program for its employees?

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Question 12 12. How could you promote regular exercise as part of a company's health and wellness program?

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Question 13 13. Which of the following is an example of an off-duty act by an employee?

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Question 14 14. What type of legal liability does an employer seek to avoid by performing background checks on all applicants?

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Question 15 15. John has discovered that his employer has been monitoring his email account and telephone calls while he's at work. John is very upset, but is told the company has the right to do so because _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following are four tools associated with organizational stress prevention?

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Question 17 17. Jennifer fills orders in a warehouse for a large healthcare organization. She is stressed because she is unmotivated from performing the same job for two years and there are no openings in customer service where she wants to work. Her manager hears of an employee in customer service who is also experiencing burn out. The two managers work together to offer the employees a job rotation option, where they can swap jobs for a few months to learn new skills and better understand how the company operates as a whole. This is an example of which organizational stress prevention tool?

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Question 18 18. Which of the following is true regarding the three stages of preventative stress management?

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Question 19 19. In general, workers' compensation requires:

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Question 20 20. Justin works at Mal-Mart. While at lunch in a back break room, he slips on a co-worker's dropped banana peel and sprains his back. Justin then files a workers' compensation claim. His claim will likely be:

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Question 21 21. Why do workers' compensation laws vary from state to state?

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Question 22 22. Occupational accidents and injuries can increase _____, which is insurance that provides salary replacement and medical benefits to employees who are injured on the job.

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Question 23 23. Which of the following represents the best reason(s) for creating a workplace safety program?

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Question 24 24. Which of the following occupational situations is LESS LIKELY to be exposed to biological hazards?

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Question 25 25. Juan has migrated to the United States from Costa Rica in search of higher paying employment opportunities. When he applies for work in the United States, his potential employer needs to be aware of and comply with what federal regulation?

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Question 26 26. Carla is taking 30 days off of work to organize a breast cancer awareness program in her community. This is an example of what type of work-life program:

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Question 27 27. Mary spilled her beverage on the floor in her cubicle. She immediately rose from her chair and slipped in a puddle of peach nectar. What is OSHA's stand on whether the employer violated providing a safe work environment?

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Question 28 28. All of the following are examples of wellness incentives EXCEPT _____.

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Question 29 29. Which of the following creates workplace health and safety standards that employers must follow?

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Question 30 30. A corporate philosophy that focuses on improving employee health by eliminating stress is known as _____.

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PHRi Certification: Workplace Health, Safety & Security Chapter Exam Instructions

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