Hazard Communication Quiz


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1 Which of the following will be found on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)?
    Spill and Leak Procedures
    Health hazard information
    Special protection information
    All of the above

2 The yellow portion of an NFPA diamond and HMLS label will represent:
    Health hazard
    Flammability hazard
    Instability hazard
    All of the above

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

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

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

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

7 Which of the following is not an employees' right concerning material safety data sheets.
    They must be available at all times when chemicals are used or stored.
    If an employee requests to see one for a product in use and the employer can't provide it, the employee may refuse to work with that product, after one working day, until it is produced.
    If you request a copy of a MSDS, your employer has 15 days, by law, to provide that copy.
    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
    False

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

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
    False


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