Define and discuss the defenses that an employer may raise to a citation. Give some examples of case law in your response.

Unit 2

Question 11

Explain and discuss how the 2002 recordkeeping rules affect issues dealing with specific disorders and other issues (i.e. privacy, access, fatalities, etc.).

Your response must be at least 250 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 APA FORMAT.

The essay question is regarding the recordkeeping standard.  In order to receive full credit on this essay, it is important that you cover these three issues: 1) some disorders that have special recording criteria; 2) employee access to records; and 3) fatality reporting requirements.

 

Question 12

Define and discuss the defenses that an employer may raise to a citation. Give some examples of case law in your response.

Your response must be at least 250 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 APA FORMAT.

Essay questions asks you to discuss “Employer Defenses” to a citation. Please note that there are five such defenses discussed in the text beginning on page 74. You must discuss all five in order to receive full credit for the essay.  You must also include some case law in your discussion.  Please note that “multi-employer worksite” is not a defense.

 

Bailey, M., Conn, E., Davis, F., Doran, W., Duggin, K., Flood, J., . . .Siepman, K. (2008).Occupational Safety and Health Law Handbook (2nd ed.). Lanham, Maryland: Government Institutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 3

Question 11

Summarize the federal statutes that protect an employee, under certain circumstances, from being discharged or disciplined for refusing to perform an assigned task.

Your response must be at least 250 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 APA FORMAT. Cite some case law in your response.

 

Question 12

Describe and discuss the employee rights under the OSH Act and its implementing regulations.

Your response must be at least 250 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 APA FORMAT.

 

 

Bailey, M., Conn, E., Davis, F., Doran, W., Duggin, K., Flood, J., . . .Siepman, K. (2008).Occupational Safety and Health Law Handbook (2nd ed.). Lanham, Maryland: Government Institutes.

Unit 5

Question 11

What are the key points that should be covered during an opening conference, both from the OSHA Inspector and from you, the safety/health/environmental manager?

Your response must be at least 250 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 APA FORMAT.

 

Question 12

Briefly outline the purpose, scope, provisions and limitations of OSHA’s Voluntary Self-Audit Policy. What are the risks to your company of this approach to achieving a safe work environment?

Your response must be at least 250 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 APA FORMAT.

 

Bailey, M., Conn, E., Davis, F., Doran, W., Duggin, K., Flood, J., . . .Siepman, K. (2008).Occupational Safety and Health Law Handbook (2nd ed.). Lanham, Maryland: Government Institutes.

 

 

Unit 6

Question 11

What are the important findings in Austin Road Co. v. OSHRC and Builders Steel Co. v. Marshall?

Your response must be at least 250 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 APA FORMAT.

 

Question 12

Discuss and assess the potential for multiplied penalties for egregious violations.

Your response must be at least 250 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 APA FORMAT.

 

Bailey, M., Conn, E., Davis, F., Doran, W., Duggin, K., Flood, J., . . .Siepman, K. (2008).Occupational Safety and Health Law Handbook (2nd ed.). Lanham, Maryland: Government Institutes.

 

Unit 7

 

Question 11

List and discuss five important criteria that a state must meet in order to be approved by OSHA for safety- and health-related responsibility.

Your response must be at least 250 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 APA FORMAT.

 

Question 12

Define “imminent dangers” and discuss OSHA inspections related to these potential events and how they might differ from a routine inspection.

Your response must be at least 250 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 APA FORMAT.

 

Bailey, M., Conn, E., Davis, F., Doran, W., Duggin, K., Flood, J., . . .Siepman, K. (2008).Occupational Safety and Health Law Handbook (2nd ed.). Lanham, Maryland: Government Institutes.