Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
Workplace and Home Material Inventory Service
Workplace Hazardous Materials Identification System
Worker Hazardous Materials Information System
None of the Above
WHMIS applies to all workplaces in Canada
WHMIS applies to controlled products only
WHMIS training is required only once
WHMIS violations can result in fines to the worker and/or the employer
Communication, Protection, Disposal
Workplace Labels, Supplier Labels, MSDS
Risk Assessment, Labels, Protection
Labels, MSDS, Worker Training & Education
To identify hazardous materials within the workplace and handle them safely
To reduce accidents and health hazards in the workplace
To increase safety for everyone in the workplace
All of the above
Corrosion, inhalation, ingestion, infection
Ingestion, explosion, absorption, injection
Inhalation, absorption, ingestion, injection
Ingestion, retention, dilution, inhalation
When a controlled product is produced and used on-site
After a product has been transferred from its original container
If the supplier label is missing or illegible.
All of the above
Product identifier, precautionary measures, MSDS reference
Product identifier, hazard symbol, MSDS reference
Hazard symbol, first aid measures, warning label
Risk phrases, first aid measures, supplier identifier
Don’t clean the floor, and let someone else do it.
Not work with the liquid; tell his supervisor immediately about the missing label.
Clean the floor as he was told to do.
Put gloves on “just in case”
It never expires
Occasionally to review hazard and precautionary information
Only in emergency situations
Only by safety professionals
Before you use a controlled product
Class E Caustic Material: Corrosive
Class E Acidic Material: Corrosive
Class E Corrosive: Burn
Class E Reactive Liquid: Skin damage
Class B Flammable Material: Fire
Class B Combustible Material: Fire
Class C Reactive Flammable Material: Fire
Class C Oxidizing Material: Increase fire intensity
Class F Dangerously Reactive Material: Explosive/Toxic
Class F Radioactive Material: Ionization
Class F Self Reactive Material: Explosive/Toxic
Class F Poisonous Material: Disease/Illness
Class D1 Immediate and Serious Toxic Effects: Death
Class D2 Other Toxic Effects: Disease
Class D3 Biohazardous: Infection
Class D Poisonous and Infectious Material: Physical injury
Class A Compressed Gas: Explosive
Class A Compressed Gas: Asphyxiant
Class A Dissolved Gas: Reactive
Class A Liquefied Gas: Explosive
Written only in one language
Red in color with black writing
Rectangular in shape
Material Sheet for Developed Safety
Material Safety Data Sheet
Manufacturer's Sheet for Detailed Safety
Manufacturer's Safety Description Sheet
Fire and Explosion Data
First Aid Measures
The MSDS sheets can be kept in an office and locked up.
All containers of controlled products should have WHMIS labels.
If I pour some chemical from a large container into a smaller container, the smaller container will need a workplace label.
To create a workplace label, it’s adequate to write the name of the product on the bottle and the initials of the employee who decanted it.
If my department orders a new WHMIS controlled product, Safety needs to be notified.
It is good practice to store containers of different WHMIS classes separately.
After this quiz, I’m fully WHMIS trained and can handle any controlled product safely