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Quiz 9 :

Theories of Accident Causation

Quiz 9 :

Theories of Accident Causation

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Heinrich's Axioms on Industrial Safety is also known as the epidemiological theory.
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False

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Ergonomic traps, overload, and/or a decision to err lead to human error in which of the following theories?
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According to Heinrich's Axioms on Industrial Safety, the plant manager is the key person concerning industrial accidents.
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Ergonomic traps unsafe conditions unintentionally designed into a workstation.
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The three factors errors identified in the human factors theory of accident causation are environment, ergonomics, and epidemiology.
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An accident program should take all 10 axioms into account to be effective.
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What are three factors that lead to human error in the human factors theory?
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The domino theory of accident causation is used to predict and prevent accidents.
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Event-chain theories explain accident causation in terms of events that involve human error, component failure, and/or energy-related factors.
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The cause of all accidents can be explained by only one theory.
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Theories of accident causation are used to predict and prevent accidents.
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Epidemiological theory has focused on accidents caused by overload, inappropriate response, and inappropriate activities.
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The accident/incident theory is an extension of the domino theory.
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Why accidents happen is a concern for health and safety decision-makers.
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The systems theory of accident causation views any situation in which an accident might occur as a system with one component.
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What term is described by the following definition?: An area of specialization in the field of industrial health and safety that is concerned with predicting, recognizing, assessing, controlling, and preventing environmental stressors in the workplace that can cause sickness or serious discomfort.
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The human factors theory of accident causation attributes accidents to a chain of events caused by human error.
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What conclusion was made by Herbert W. Heinrich's 1920s study, on the cause of the majority of industrial accidents?
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Behaviour based safety (BBS) is also referred to as behavioural theory of accident causation and prevention.
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What are the three factors errors identified in the human factors theory of accident causation?
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