Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Quiz

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Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The abbreviation “W.H.M.I.S.” stands for:  (Check one answer)
    • A. 

      1. Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

    • B. 

      2. Work Harassment Management and Information Services

    • C. 

      3. Worker’s Health Maintenance Index Score

  • 2. 
    WHMIS gives workers the ‘right to know’ about the hazards in the workplace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    WHMIS is made up of three (3) components: 
    • A. 

      1. Production, Manufacturing, and Services

    • B. 

      2. Paper, Glue, and Colours

    • C. 

      3. Labels, MSDS, and Training

    • D. 

      4. Videos, Books, Internet Web Sites

  • 4. 
    The purpose of labels are: (Check one answer)
    • A. 

      1. to protect containers from damage

    • B. 

      2. to prove we paid for the product

    • C. 

      3. to inform employees about the chemical hazards

  • 5. 
    Symbols help identify the risk involved with the particular hazardous symbol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is a ‘hazardous’ product?
    • A. 

      1. a product that may pose health risks to people using, or those exposed to it

    • B. 

      2. a very safe and environmentally-friendly product

    • C. 

      3. a chemical that is used at work, not used at home

  • 7. 
    A hazardous product may get into your body the following ways:  (Check all correct answers)
    • A. 

      1. by simply looking at it, or dreaming about it

    • B. 

      2. by ingestion (enters through the mouth)

    • C. 

      3. skin absorption (through your skin)

  • 8. 
    What does M.S.D.S. stand for?  (Check one answer)
    • A. 

      1. Machine Safety Data Source

    • B. 

      2. Material Safety Data Sheet

    • C. 

      3. Machine Safety Device Signal

  • 9. 
    ‘Emergency Contact’ information is found on MSDSs?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An MSDS is considered ‘expired’:
    • A. 

      1. one (1) year from preparation date on MSDS

    • B. 

      2. two (2) years from preparation or revision date on MSDS

    • C. 

      3. three (3) years from preparation or revision date on MSDS

    • D. 

      4. never

  • 11. 
    What should you do if you notice an ‘unmarked’ container with chemical in it?  (Check one answer)
    • A. 

      1. hide the material/container so your Supervisor does not notice it

    • B. 

      2. leave it, it is not your work material

    • C. 

      3. inform your Supervisor that an unmarked substance is left unattended

  • 12. 
    ‘Workplace’ labels are not required because Headwaters Health Care Centre only buys safe chemicals?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    If someone swallows a dangerous chemical you should assist them by:  (Check the correct answer)
    • A. 

      1. making them ‘vomit’ to bring up as much fluid as possible

    • B. 

      2. identifying the product and ensure first aid measures listed in MSDS are performed

    • C. 

      3. reminding them never to ingest such chemicals

  • 14. 
    Two types of labels are supplier and worker? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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