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After completing this training, you should be able to:•Understand the purpose of WHMIS•Understand the responsibilities of the Supplier, Employer, and Employee•Be able to identify hazards associated with controlled products used at the workplace•Be able to find the information necessary to protect yourself and others from these hazards
WHMIS
What is it? WHMIS Stands for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
A lot of people die from hazardous chemicals than from anything else.
You can tell a supplier WHMIS because it has a cross hatched boarder •A nationwide system of information delivery•Business and industry must comply
WHIMS has Read more3 Components•Labels for hazardous materials which alert employers and workers•MSDS (material safety data sheets) which provide detailed hazard and precautionary information•Worker education which provides information on hazards and training in work procedures
What is a Controlled Product?
A controlled product is any substance which is a compressed gas, oxidizing material, is poisonous or infectious, flammable or combustible, corrosive or dangerously reactive and meets criteria for the WHMIS classes in the Controlled Products Regulations.
WHMIS Classes and Symbols•There are 6 classes with one class divided into 3 divisions. •Therefore, there are 6 corresponding WHMIS symbols

1 Division
Class A - Compressed Gas
Class B - Combustible/Flammable
Class C - Oxidizing Materia
2 Division
Class D1 - Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects
Class D2 - Material Causing Other Toxic Effects
Class D3 - Biohazardous Infectious Material
3 Division
Class E - Corrosive Material
Class F - Dangerously Reactive
Bleach
Bleach is an oxidizer that can damage skin and cause blindness

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    You can tell a supplier WHMIS label because

    • A.

      It is in English and French

    • B.

      It has symbols

    • C.

      It has a cross hatched boarder

    Correct Answer
    C. It has a cross hatched boarder
    Explanation
    A supplier WHMIS label can be identified by its cross-hatched border. This border is a distinct feature that distinguishes it from other labels. The label being in English and French, as well as having symbols, are common characteristics of WHMIS labels in general but do not specifically indicate that it is a supplier label. Therefore, the presence of a cross-hatched border is the most accurate way to identify a supplier WHMIS label.

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  • 2. 

    WHMIS stands for

    • A.

      Why must I suffer

    • B.

      Workplace hazards manufactured in Saigon

    • C.

      Workplace hazardous materials information system

    • D.

      Workers hazards material information sign

    Correct Answer
    C. Workplace hazardous materials information system
    Explanation
    WHMIS stands for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. This system is designed to provide information on hazardous materials used in the workplace. It helps to ensure the safety of workers by providing them with information about the potential hazards of the materials they are working with, as well as instructions on how to handle and store them safely. The purpose of WHMIS is to prevent accidents, injuries, and illnesses related to hazardous materials in the workplace.

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  • 3. 

    WHMIS Classes and Symbols 

    • A.

      There are 6 classes with one class divided into 3 divisions.

    • B.

      3 divisions no activity

    • C.

      Paranormal activity

    • D.

      Seeing

    • E.

      I have no clue

    Correct Answer
    A. There are 6 classes with one class divided into 3 divisions.
    Explanation
    The answer provided correctly states that there are 6 classes in WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) with one class divided into 3 divisions. This means that there are a total of 8 categories in WHMIS, including the 3 divisions within one of the classes. The given information in the question is unrelated and does not provide any relevant explanation.

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  • 4. 

    Bleach is an oxidizer that can damage skin and cause blindness.  The WHMIS symbol for an oxdizer is... 

    Correct Answer
    C.
    Explanation
    The WHMIS symbol for an oxidizer is a flame over a circle. This symbol is used to indicate substances that can cause or enhance the combustion of other materials, leading to fire or explosion hazards. Bleach, being an oxidizer, has the potential to react with flammable substances and increase the risk of fire. Therefore, the correct answer would be the flame over a circle symbol.

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  • 5. 

    If you see this label on a new product at work you should...

    • A.

      Use it for cleaning your hands

    • B.

      Run

    • C.

      Use extra caution ask your supervisor about how to protect yourself

    • D.

      Ask you supervisor for an extra break

    Correct Answer
    C. Use extra caution ask your supervisor about how to protect yourself
    Explanation
    The label on the new product indicates that it may be potentially hazardous or dangerous. Therefore, it is important to exercise caution while using it. Asking your supervisor for guidance and instructions on how to protect yourself is the appropriate course of action to ensure your safety.

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  • 6. 

    Choose all that apply.  WHMIS...  

    • A.

      Is found across Canada

    • B.

      Is known as the "right to know"

    • C.

      Provides information about hazardous materials for workers

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) is indeed found across Canada. WHMIS is commonly known as the "right to know" system, as it grants workers the right to know about the hazardous materials they may encounter in the workplace. WHMIS provides information about hazardous materials for workers, including information about the hazards, safe handling procedures, and necessary precautions. Therefore, all options A, B, and C are correct.

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  • 7. 

    Which one is the WHMIS Biohazardous sign?

    • A.
    • B.
    • C.
    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A.
  • 8. 

    WHMIS Flame symbol looks like

    • A.
    • B.
    • C.
    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C.

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