Flashcards in whmis/hhps/msds Deck (9)
What does WHMIS stand for?
workplace hazardous materials information system
When and where do we need WHMIS and who should know?
-every workplace in Canada-everyone
Which materials does WHMIS apply to?
all materials except consumer products
What are the 4 components of WHMIS?
-educating the workers
-labelling (supplier and workplace)
-classification and symbols
-material safety data sheets (MSDS)
Why do we need WHMIS symbols?
to help recognize hazards quickly
What 8 components does MSDS include?
-physical data-fire and explosive hazard data
-health hazard data
-spill or leak exposure
-protection equipment information
What does HHPS stand for?
hazardous household product symbol
an upside down (inverted) triangle means what is dangerous?