1.  Your company is building a new medical office building using the lift slab process. Using the lesson material and the OSHA website, describe four key elements with this process and the safety significance of the professional engineering.

 

Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

 

2.   You have just been hired as the safety manager for a demolition project, and have been asked to develop a plan and do an engineering survey. You do not have an engineering degree, but have over twenty years of experience with demolition projects. Why are you, or why are you not, qualified and considered a competent person under the OSHA Standard?

 

Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

 

3.  The OSHA Standard for Crane Operator Certification has recently been extended, including employer duty to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane. Describe the key elements of the standard which determine a crane operator is competent. Review the OSHA Standard Interpretations for Crane Operator Qualification, and include your thoughts for operator testing.

 

Your response must be at least 500 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

 

4.  You are a safety manager for a civil contractor building new sewer lines for the city. Your company must excavate a trench 6′ deep and 12′ wide and install the concrete sewer pipe. What would be your first step in providing a safe work area? What would be the mechanics of a cave-in? What action would be necessary to prevent a cave-in?

 

Your response must be at least 500 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

MUST USE THE BELOW TEXTBOOK AS A REFERENCE SOURCE IN ALL FOUR QUESTIONS:

 

Johson, D. (2013). DeWALT construction safety and OSHA handbook. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar.