OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Questions

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Communication Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to test your knowledge on the OSHA Hazard Communication standard.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As an employee, you have a "Right to Know" about the hazardous materials used in your organization.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Information concerning the hazardous materials you work with can be found on container labels and Material Safety Data Sheets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Only very hazardous materials must be labeled.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Does the label below contain all of the required information for a commercial label? ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL FLAMMABLE - KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE AND FLAME. WARNING - FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. IF TAKEN INTERNALLY, SERIOUS GASTRIC DISTURBANCES WILL RESULT. IN CASE OF ACCIDENTAL INGESTION, CALL PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Hazard classes on labels are represented by:
    • A. 

      Numbers

    • B. 

      Letters

    • C. 

      Colors

  • 6. 
    The higher the number on a rating scale, the less dangerous the substance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) contain the following information:
    • A. 

      Emergency First Aid Procedures

    • B. 

      Carcinogenic Factors

    • C. 

      Contact Information

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Material Safety Data Sheets are NOT available for all of the hazardous materials present in your work area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    You should use an MSDS whenever you need additional information about a hazardous material that is not included on the product label.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) should be referred to whenever detailed information is needed on any hazardous material.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The most common types of physical hazards are fire, inhalation, and chemical reactivity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Liquid flammables ignite more easily than do liquid combustibles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of the following material classes should NOT use an Explosive symbol?
    • A. 

      Explosives

    • B. 

      Flammables

    • C. 

      Water Reactives

    • D. 

      Unstable Reactives

  • 14. 
    Which of the following material classes should use a Flaming "O" symbol?
    • A. 

      Organic Peroxides

    • B. 

      Flammables

    • C. 

      Water Reactives

    • D. 

      Acids

  • 15. 
    The gas in a gas cylinder is stored under great pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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