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1

What does WHMIS stand for?

workplace hazardous materials information system

2

When and where do we need WHMIS and who should know?

-always
-every workplace in Canada-everyone

3

Which materials does WHMIS apply to?

all materials except consumer products

4

What are the 4 components of WHMIS?

-educating the workers
-labelling (supplier and workplace)
-classification and symbols
-material safety data sheets (MSDS)

5

Why do we need WHMIS symbols?

to help recognize hazards quickly

6

What 8 components does MSDS include?

-product information
-hazardous ingredients
-physical data-fire and explosive hazard data
-health hazard data
-reactivity data
-spill or leak exposure
-protection equipment information

7

What does HHPS stand for?

hazardous household product symbol

8

an upside down (inverted) triangle means what is dangerous?

the container

9

an octagon means what is dangerous?

the product