Isha OSHA Compliance Quiz 9

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  • 1. 
    On March 26, 2012, OSHA published its final rule aligning the Hazard Communication Standard with the United Nations’ GHS. “GHS” stands for what?
    • A. 

      Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

    • B. 

      Geographically Harmonized Standards for Chemicals

    • C. 

      Global Hazards System of Labeling

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Employers have until ___________________ to train their employees on the new label elements and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) format required by the newly revised Hazard Communication Standard.
    • A. 

      December 1, 2013

    • B. 

      June 1, 2015

    • C. 

      December 1, 2015

    • D. 

      June 1, 2016

  • 3. 
    Employers that do not produce or import chemicals need only focus on those parts of the revised Hazard Communication Standard that deal with establishing a workplace program and communicating information to their workers.  True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A __________________ means a statement assigned to a hazard class and category that describes the nature of the hazard(s) of a chemical including, where appropriate, the degree of hazard
    • A. 

      Precautionary statement

    • B. 

      Product identifier

    • C. 

      Hazard statement

    • D. 

      Hazard classification

  • 5. 
    One of two signal words will appear on a hazardous chemical’s label to indicate the relative level of severity of the hazard; ________________ is used for more severe hazards, while ______________ is used for less severe hazards.
    • A. 

      “warning” / “caution”

    • B. 

      “danger” / “warning”

    • C. 

      “alert” / “caution”

    • D. 

      “caution” / “notice”

  • 6. 
    If a trade secret is claimed for a certain hazardous chemical, you will find notice that the specific chemical identity and/or exact percentage of composition has been withheld as a trade secret in Section 1, Identification, on the chemical’s SDS.  True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You will find an emergency phone number in what section of a hazardous chemical’s SDS?
    • A. 

      Section 16, Other Information

    • B. 

      Section 15, Regulatory Information

    • C. 

      Section 6, Accidental Release Measures

    • D. 

      Section 1, Identification

  • 8. 
    The hazard classification criteria contained in the newly revised Hazard Communication Standard is test method-neutral.  That is, a person classifying a chemical or substance should use available data, and no additional testing is required to classify a chemical. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the regulations changed by the recent final rule that aligned the OSHA regulations with the GHS?
    • A. 

      § 1910.106, Flammable and Combustible Liquids

    • B. 

      § 1910.110, Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases

    • C. 

      § 1910.119, Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals

    • D. 

      § 1910.1025, Lead

  • 10. 
    One of the purposes of the GHS is to ensure that the safety information on hazardous chemical container labels and SDSs is globally recognizable so that proper precautions can be taken even if language barriers exist. Therefore, hazardous chemical labels and SDSs may be in any language so long as the required pictogram is legible.  True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False