WHMIS

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WHMIS

WHMIS after GHS

WHMIS GHSPPTR7

Canada has aligned WHMIS with the GHS

  • True or False?

Workers require a system that is:

  • Timely
  • Accurate
  • Consistent
  • All of the above

The implementation of WHMIS 2015 will enhance protection of human health and the environment

  • True or False?

WHMIS applies to hazardous materials used in the workplace

  • True or False?

WHMIS stands for:

  • Worker Hazardous Materials Information System
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Identification System
  • Work & Home Materials Identification System
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

A supplier has a responsibility to provide training on the use of their products to customers

  • True or False?

It is the employer's responsibility to ensure hazardous materials are properly labelled.

  • True or False?

A worker has a responsibility to identify hazards in their workplace.

  • True or False?

Failure to comply with WHMIS legislation canĀ  lead to enforcement action.

  • True or False?

Within the new WHMIS classification system, there are:

  • Hazard groups, classes and categories
  • Hazard classes, divisions and subdivisions
  • Hazard groups, classes and sub-classes
  • None of the above

WHMIS is not adopting the environmental hazard class

  • True or False?

Which class is being retained from WHMIS 1988?

  • Germ Cell mutagenicity
  • Biohazardous infectious materials
  • Hazards not otherwise classified
  • Aspiration hazard

WHMIS does not permit the use of the environmental hazard pictogram

  • True or False?

A hazard category identifies how hazardous a product is

  • True or False?

The flame over circle pictogram is used to depict which hazard class?

  • Organic peroxides
  • Flammable substances
  • Corrosive to metals
  • Gases under pressure

All hazard classes require a pictogram

  • True or False?

Labels, pictograms and safety data sheets are the main tools for chemical hazard communication

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The standardized label elements included in WHMIS 2015 are:

  • Signal words
  • Hazard statements
  • Product identifier
  • Hazard pictograms

The signal word "Danger" is used for the most sever hazards

  • True or False?

Which of the following are precautionary statements?

  • May cause drowsiness or dizziness
  • Warning
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store in a dry place

A supplier label needs to be updated annually

  • True or False?

A workplace label is required when you decant a hazardous material into another container

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A workplace label requires name of product, safe handling precautions & reference to the SDS

  • True or False?

Labels that use the signal word "warning" do not require a hazard statement.

  • True or False?