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Do you know what is hazardous? Hazardous is when you are exposed to severe or dangerous risks, such as the perilous occupation of hazardous waste disposal. This quiz can help clear things up. You should know what types of materials are exempt from the Hazard Communication Labeling Requirements, the difference between a severe hazard and a moderate hazard, and a physical hazard. Take this quiz and look at how much you understand about hazard communication.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    McKay will rely upon the information detailed in the Material Safety Data Sheets of materials purchased from the manufacturers and/or vendors for hazard information.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that McKay will rely on the information provided in the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) of the materials purchased from the manufacturers and/or vendors. MSDS contain essential information about the potential hazards, handling, storage, and emergency measures for a particular material. By referring to these sheets, McKay can ensure that they have accurate and up-to-date information regarding the hazards associated with the materials they are using. This helps in promoting safety and taking necessary precautions while handling and using the materials.

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  • 2. 

    What types of materials are exempt from the Hazard Communication Labeling Requirements?

    • A.

      Food

    • B.

      Cosmetics

    • C.

      Alcoholic Beverages

    • D.

      Consumer Products

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The labeling of the products above is enforced by other agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission and not by the Hazard Communication Standard.

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  • 3. 

    What information is required on container labels?

    • A.

      Chemical Name, date it was manufacturered, and address of the manufacturer.

    • B.

      Identity of the hazardous chemical, name and address of the manufacturer, and hazard warnings.

    • C.

      Identity of the hazardous chemical, date it was manufactured, and hazardous warnings.

    Correct Answer
    B. Identity of the hazardous chemical, name and address of the manufacturer, and hazard warnings.
    Explanation
    Container labels are required to provide essential information about the hazardous chemical they contain. The identity of the hazardous chemical is necessary to ensure proper handling and storage. The name and address of the manufacturer are crucial for identifying the responsible party and contacting them if needed. Hazard warnings are essential to communicate the potential risks associated with the chemical, enabling users to take necessary precautions to prevent accidents or injuries. Therefore, the correct answer includes all these elements to ensure safety and compliance with labeling regulations.

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  • 4. 

    What color distinguishes the Health Hazard rating section on the hazard diamond?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Yellow

    • C.

      Blue

    Correct Answer
    C. Blue
    Explanation
    The Health Hazard rating section on the hazard diamond is distinguished by the color blue. This color is commonly associated with health hazards and is used to indicate the level of danger posed by a particular substance. Blue is often used to represent materials that can cause serious health effects or even be fatal. By using blue for the Health Hazard rating section, it helps to quickly identify and communicate the potential health risks associated with a substance.

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  • 5. 

    If the hazard rating is at a level 2 what does that mean?

    • A.

      It is a severe hazard

    • B.

      It is a moderate hazard

    • C.

      It is a minimal hazard

    Correct Answer
    B. It is a moderate hazard
    Explanation
    A level 4 is Severe A level 3 is Serious A level 2 is Moderate A level 1 is Slight A level 0 is Minimal

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  • 6. 

    McKay has certain labeling responsibilities which may include relabeling a container with a worn label.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    See Slide 10

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  • 7. 

    When hazardous materials are transferred from original containers to secondary containers, each secondary container is labeled, tagged, or clearly marked to identify the container contents, appropriate hazard warnings, and recommended personal protective equipment, using National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) labeling.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    See Slide 11

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  • 8. 

    Who is McKay's MSDS coordinator?

    • A.

      Bob Smith

    • B.

      Kristin Haas

    • C.

      Greg Ward

    • D.

      Rick Goodwin

    • E.

      The department team leaders

    Correct Answer
    B. Kristin Haas
    Explanation
    Kristin Haas is McKay's MSDS coordinator because she is mentioned as one of the options in the question.

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  • 9. 

    All personnel who are exposed to chemical hazards in their jobs will be trained at the time of their initial assignment, and whenever circumstances in the workplace change involving the addition of a new hazard, or a new hazardous chemical.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that all personnel who are exposed to chemical hazards in their jobs will be trained at the time of their initial assignment, and whenever there are changes in the workplace involving the addition of a new hazard or a new hazardous chemical. This implies that training is mandatory for personnel exposed to chemical hazards and it should be provided not only at the beginning of their job but also whenever there are changes in the workplace. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 10. 

    What is a physical hazard?

    • A.

      A hazard that will be damaging to your health.

    • B.

      A hazard that will threaten your physical safety.

    • C.

      A hazard that will be detrimental to your long term health.

    Correct Answer
    B. A hazard that will threaten your physical safety.
    Explanation
    Physical Hazard – Hazards that threaten your physical safety.
    Fire
    Explosion
    Chemical Reactivity

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