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Managing a safe workplace

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As a manager, you're aware of the importance of maintaining a safe work site for your employees. But you're also responsible for the safety of customers, visitors and others who enter the work area. If you drop the ball on that aspect of safety, the consequences include not only injuries but also legal liability for you and the enterprise.

Take this quiz and check your understanding:

1. We have equipment in our work area that could be hazardous to untrained visitors, but we only occasionally have nonemployees in this space. We should:

a. Post a warning sign asking visitors to stay clear.

b. Move the equipment to a more secure area.

c. Warn people when they visit and monitor them to keep them safe.

2. Local schoolchildren use our parking lot as a shortcut to get to and from school. We should:

a. Post a warning that they do so at their own risk.

b. Build a fence to keep them out and threaten to prosecute trespassing.

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