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Question
Running head: OSHA, Federal and State Regulations OSHA, Federal and State Regulations
Research Exercise 5
Answer three (3) of the following research questions, and submit all your work in
a single file.
1. Chapter 7 referred to one of the most frequently cited standards in all of the
OSHA standards. Find this standard and search the database on the Companion
Website to determine the frequency of citation. Compare the citation frequency
of this standard with the frequency of citation of the General Duty Clause.
(Submit up to a page)

2. Study the OSHA General Industry standard for dealing with toxic air
contaminants in general. Find the provision that requires air contaminants to be
held within their respective PELs. Determine the frequency of citation of this
provision using the database on the Companion Website. Determine the
average dollar level of proposed penalties for violation of this provision. (Submit
up to a page)

3. An employer is having difficulty meeting the OSHA asbestos standard using engineering controls and is considering using administrative (work-practice)
controls. Study current OSHA standards for asbestos and prepare a
professional recommendation to this employer, citing appropriate sections of
the OSHA standard to justify your position. (Submit up to a page)

3. Use the Internet to find five special firefighting materials for use in petroleum fires. Provide a description of each material. (Submit up to a page and the links
to your sources)

3. Search for currently available simulation tools to enable a designer to use 1. virtual reality to test various workplace designs to determine whether the
human operator at a proposed workstation will exceed NIOSH-recommended
lifting limits. Provide a list of three of these simulators and a description of
each. (Submit up to a page and the links to your resources) 2 OSHA, Federal and State Regulations 3