Tti Tailgate Safety Topic - April 29, 2013

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Tti Tailgate Safety Topic - April 29, 2013

The "New" Hazard Communication Standard


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The major changes to OSHA's Hazard Communication standard include (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Safety Data Sheets with 16 specific sections (SAFETY DATA SHEETS)

    • B. 

      Workers must be trained on the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) by December 1, 2013 (TRAINING)

    • C. 

      All employees, regardless of whether or not they spend time in the field, must be able to wear a full-face respirator (RESPIRATOR)

    • D. 

      New labeling requirements (LABELS)

    • E. 

      Chemical manufacturers and importers are required to determine the hazards of the chemicals that they produce or import (HAZARD IDENTIFICATION)

    • F. 

      Manufacturers and importers are required to provide all necessary personal protective equipment in the correct sizes for the intended employees who will use thier chemical with every shipment of chemicals (PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT)

  • 2. 
    Refer to the GHS-compliant label for Sulfuric Acid shown in the presentation.  The "Precautionary Statement" tells the chemical user to do the following if the chemical gets in his/her eyes:
    • A. 

      Wait 15 minutes while eyes adjust to the new pH. Flush with eyewash solution after 15 minutes. Call 911.

    • B. 

      Do not flush with water. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

    • C. 

      Do not rinse with water. Cover eyes and face with clean dressing. Call 911.

    • D. 

      Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

  • 3. 
    The presentation has an SDS for Vinyl Phosphonic Acid HP.  Review the SDS and select the correct type of chemical resistant gloves (according to the SDS) for handling this chemical:
    • A. 

      Nitrile

    • B. 

      Latex

    • C. 

      PVC

    • D. 

      Neoprene

    • E. 

      Silver Shield

  • 4. 
    The new GHS (Globally Harmonized System) for hazard communication focuses on the employee's "Right to Understand".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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