Hazard Communication Quiz

Answer Key


1 Which of the following will be found on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)?
    All of the above

2 The yellow portion of an NFPA diamond and HMLS label will represent:
    Instability hazard

3 Employee exposure report forms should only be filled out if you have suffered acute chemical injury.
    False

4 A "4" located in the red portion of an HMLS label indicates that a product:
    Has a flash point below 73 degrees F, and a boiling point below 100 degrees F

5 By law, employees must receive hazard communication training within 30 days of hire for chemicals they may  be exposed to and before they are actually exposed .
    True

6 Employees who work around chemicals must be advised where the MSDS sheets for their building are kept.
    True

7 Which of the following is not an employees' right concerning material safety data sheets.
    Your employer must individually cover ALL the MSDS's for substances you use in an annual training session.

8 Any unattended container with a potentially hazardous chemical must have an identifying label of some sort.
    True

9 Employees have the right to have their own copy of the school's written hazard communication program.
    True

10 If an employee has question(s) about a chemical or product, they should contact their supervisor, the MSDS itself, and the written HazCom plan before being potentially exposed.
    True