Health & Safety Regulations: Protection Requirements & Acceptable Risk


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Through the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, government has the power to _____.

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1. The idea of acceptable risk comes into play when a company _____.

2. What are OSHA's three roles?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Preventing health and injury risks in the workplace is part of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. This quiz and worksheet combo will help you understand the importance of this act, as well as its powers to help ensure the safety of workers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Identifying what act enforces occupational safety
  • Understanding the terms associated with OSHA
  • Choosing what roles OSHA services
  • Identifying OSHA practices
  • Recalling what OSHA stands for

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on workplace safety
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the reduction of risk levels in the workplace and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about OSHA's three main roles

Additional Learning

To learn more about workplace safety, review the accompanying lesson on Protection Requirements & Acceptable Risk of Health & Safety Regulations. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understanding occupational safety
  • Explaining the history of OSHA
  • Demonstrating the purpose and powers of OSHA
  • Defining the roles OSHA plays in ensuring workplace safety