Chapter 8: Workplace Violence Test Essay

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Chapter 8-Workplace Violence MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Why was Grant’s law created? a. to reduce the cost of H&S claims b. to reduce the potential of violence in healthcare c. to reduce the risk of violence for gas station attendants d. to raise awareness of workplace violence ANS: c PTS: 1 REF: p. 196 2. Approximately how many workplace homicides occur in Canada each year? a. 7 b. 14 c. 21 d. 55 ANS: b PTS: 1 REF: p. 196 3. Which of the following statements BEST defines how current legislative approaches define workplace violence and aggression? a. They define violence and aggression the same. b. They differ widely on how they define violence and aggression. c. They view workplace violence as more important than…show more content…
risk assessment ANS: c PTS: 1 REF: p.207 17. What is sexual harassment associated with? a. organizational strains, including increased job dissatisfaction b. increased loyalty to the organization, and decreased intent to leave the organization c. increase in empathic behaviors in the workplace d. an increase of women in the workplace ANS: a PTS: 1 REF: p.211 18. When did the Supreme Court of Canada conclude that sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination and is therefore prohibited in employment? a. 1979 b. 1980 c. 1989 d. 1990 ANS: c PTS: 1 REF: p.211 19. According to the text, how much did Mitsubishi Motors in the United States have to pay to settle allegations of sexual harassment? a. $5 million b. $11 million c. $15 million d. $34 million ANS: d PTS: 1 REF: p.211 TRUE/FALSE 1. Legislation across Canada defines workplace violence and aggression the same way. ANS: F PTS: 1 REF: p.197 2. Violence, aggression, and harassment all mean the same thing in H&S legislation ANS: F PTS: 1 REF: p.197 3. According to the text, emotional abuse is another term for bullying. ANS: T PTS: 1 REF: p.197 4. Recently, a number of researchers have included sexual harassment behaviours in their definitions of workplace violence and aggression. ANS: T PTS: 1 REF: p.197 5. Sexual harassment and sexual coercion mean the same thing. ANS: F PTS: 1 REF: p.197-198 6. According to the text, there appears
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