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									                 ST. CLAIR COLLEGE WHMIS TEST
Name: _______________________                         Date: _____________

Department: _________________________

1. Why is it important for you to be trained in WHMIS?

To get your work done faster
To have information to protect your health & safety
To serve St. Clair College better

2. The suppler label contains important information to warn and inform workers. What
makes the supplier label easy to recognize?

a. The border
b. The WHMIS symbol(s)
c. The colour
d. Both a) & b)

3. Hazardous material with this symbol may:

a. Burn your skin and clothing
b. Cause serious and immediate illness or death
c. Cause frostbite if released from the container


4. Material Safety Data Sheets contain information such as:

a. How to set up the eye wash station.
b. First aid information
c. How to lift & carry heavy containers

5. Hazardous materials with this symbol may:

a. Cause chronic and long term health effects
b. Cause serious infectious disease
c. Make it easier for other substances to burn
6. What important information is covered in the MSDS?

a. First aid measures
b. Information about the harmful effects of the product
c. Information about how to work safely with the product
d. All of the above

7. If you work with material that has this symbol on the label you should?

a. Avoid all ignition sources
b. Never work outdoors with this material
c. Use in only metal containers

8. Hazardous materials with this symbol:

a. Make it easier for other substances to burn
b. Always have a distinctive odour
c. Always cause frostbite on contact

9. What does this symbol tell you about the hazardous material?

a. The material is under pressure
b. The material may eat through metal
c. The material may catch fire


10. If you work with a product with this symbol, what precautions should you take?

a. Read the MSDS and check with your supervisor before handling any new
compressed gas
b. Move and handle the cylinders with care
c. Keep cylinders away from sources of sparks or heat
d. All of the above

11. Hazardous materials with this symbol:

a. May catch fire
b. May eat through your skin
c. May cause serious infectious disease

12. What are the hazardous properties of material with this symbol?

a. It will attack and destroy human tissues on contact
b. It will freeze at room temperature
c. It may react violently with water or high heat
13. Where can you find your Department’s “approved” list of chemicals?
a. On the MSDS on-line system, under your Department
b. The inventory in the MSDS Books located in your Department
c. Both a) and b)

14. If you want to order a chemical from your Department’s approved list of chemicals,
what steps do you need to follow?

a. Put through a purchase order for the already approved chemical
b. Fill out a Chemical Request form, attach the Supplier MSDS and send to the
Occupational Health and Safety Office, Box 35 and, once approved, put through a
purchase order, attaching the approved Chemical Request form.
c. Purchase the chemical on a credit card.

15. If you want to order a new chemical for use by your Department, what steps do you
need to follow?
a. Put through a purchase order for the already approved chemical
b. Fill out a Chemical Request form, attach the Supplier MSDS and send to the
Occupational Health and Safety Office, Box 35 and, once approved, put through a
purchase order, attaching the approved Chemical Request form.
c. Purchase the chemical on a credit card.

16. If you bring in a chemical without following proper practice, you are
a. Placing others in the College at risk for exposure to chemicals for which they are
unaware of the proper use and hazards
b. Placing the College at risk for litigation
c. Placing yourself at risk for discipline
d. All of the above

17. If you are ready to dispose of chemicals at the College, you must
a. Submit a list of chemicals, with a copy of the MSDS to the Occupational Health and
Safety Department
b. Place them into storage in the Chemical Storage Building
c. Pouring chemicals down the drain or placing into the trash

								
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