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Accident Reporting and Analysis in Forestry

Quiz Questions

1. Lyme disease and other insect-borne diseases are examples of disorders prevalent in forest regions that forestry workers may contract in performing work-related duties.
2. For forestry services, helpful measures for comparison include which of the following
The number of accidents per area treated
The number of accidents per number of trees planted
The number of accidents per unit distance.
All of the above
3. Cuts by _____________ can cause fatalities and a wide range of traumatic injuries, including amputations, and significant amounts of flesh and bone can be damaged or removed, making healing difficult.
Large Shovel
Pocket Knife
4. Often overlooked, however, are forms of demotivation – that is, when doing the right thing incurs punishment or doing the wrong thing goes unpunished (or is rewarded). Conditions that will motivate safe practices include?
a commitment by management to accident reporting and analysis and improving safety
the rewarding of individuals or organizations for safe practices (e.g. through pay increases, promotions or public recognition)
the punishment, with fines or other penalties, of organizations and individuals who fail to report accidents
All of the above
5. Which theory does the following figure represents?
Accident Reporting and Analysis in Forestry
Domino theory of accident causation by Heinrich
A hierarchy of accidents in forestry
Pellex theory of accident causation by Hedwig
None of the above
6. Culture is the atmosphere created by those beliefs, practices and attitudes that shape behaviour. An organization’s safety culture is the result of factors such as?
management and employee norms, assumptions and beliefs
management and employee attitudes
values, myths and stories
All of the above
7. Legal frameworks for reporting forestry accidents and illnesses are needed at the national and subnational levels. At a minimum, frameworks should specify which of the following?
requirements for reporting for covered entities in all relevant sectors
what reports are required, by when they should be prepared, where they shouldbe submitted, and who is required to report, and the need to include triggeringevents and incidents and maintain records
tandardized reporting forms and special forms for forestry
All of the above
8. Personal protective equipment relevant to forestry includes which of the following?
head protection with helmets and hard hats
ear protection for workers on the ground, and the minimization of noise levels in machines
eye protection and hand protection with gloves
All of the above
9. To estimate the causes and magnitude of accident problems, to identify and prioritize the need for preventive measures and to evaluate the effectiveness of preventive measures which tools are used in the following?
Forestry Accident reports
Forestry Economic reports
None of the above
10. The emotional and financial costs to workers and their families of fatalities and disabling injuries cannot be calculated.