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Occupational Health

Health & Kinesiology

Quiz 7 :

Accidents and Their Effects

Quiz 7 :

Accidents and Their Effects

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The direct cost of workplace accidents exceeds the indirect cost, in most models.
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What is the approximate number of fatalities in Canada each year?
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E

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Among the people 44 years of age or younger, what is the number one cause of death?
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A

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Which injury is most likely to result in lost time from work?
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Accidents are the number one cause of death among people 44 years of age and younger.
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Which industry makes up the greatest percentage of the entire workforce?
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Companies can have very little impact on preventing accidents in the workplace.
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The cost of accidents in the workplace is limited to production loss.
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Lost time injury rates cover a broader range of injuries than the disabling injury rate.
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Which industry has the greatest number of lost time injuries?
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Accidents are the number one cause of death in Canada.
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Accident investigation, record keeping, and claims processing are considered direct accident costs.
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A lost time injury is reported to WCB across Canada about once every two minutes.
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Approximately three fatalities are attributed to the workplace each day, in Canada.
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Overexertion is the result of employees working beyond their physical limits.
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Workplace accidents have increased with less attention to health and safety standards in today's workplace.
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Murders occur in Canada approximately twice as often as workplace accidents.
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The age group with the most lost time claims was 50 to 54 years.
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Lost time is not important when assessing the effect of accidents on industry.
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The contemporary view is that accidents are too costly and that accident prevention is less costly.
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