Unless otherwise indicated, there is a 75 word minimum essay response required for all essays this week only. Credible reference materials, including your course textbook(s), may be used to complete the assessment. If you have questions regarding the credibility of your reference, please contact your professor. APA Information In-text and reference citations are required for all written responses. REQUIRED FOR UPLOADED ASSIGNMENTS ONLY: title page, margins, header, double spacing, and hanging indentation For questions concerning APA formatting, please refer to the APA

Course Textbook APA Citation:

 

 

 Jensen, R. C. (2012). Risk-reduction methods for occupational safety and health. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

 

 

Essay #1

Consider the common practice of tethering tools used on scaffolds and elevated platforms to prevent them from falling. Attaching a tether to a railing of a guardrail is not recommended by the companies that make guardrails. Why do you think they object to this use of their railing? (Hint: Laws of energy conservation and conservation of momentum.)

Your response must be at least 75 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.

Essay #2

Imagine that you coach a track team. You have three athletes who compete in the shot put event. All three have good technique and achieve similar trajectory angles. One can put the shot farther than the others. Using the concepts of energy, work, and power, explain why he can outperform the others.

Your response must be at least 75 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.

Essay #3

Briefly explain the difference between conductive and convective heat transfer. Provide a workplace example of each.

Your response must be at least 75 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.

Essay #4

Explain what is meant by acclimatization. How would you apply this concept to a crew of temporary summer construction employees?

Your response must be at least 75 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.

 

Essay #5

 

An employee comes back from an audiometric test with results showing poor hearing at 4000 Hz. This was the only frequency showing a loss. The employee has been with the company for six years, always in the same job. What would be the basic steps for the OSH staff to take?

Your response must be at least 75 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.

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