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  1. The main tool used in informing employees about hazardous materials in the workplace is the           
    Material Safety Data Sheet, MSDS
  2. In February 1983, the State of California passed the Hazardous
    Substance Information and Training Act (HSIT), more commonly
    known as the California                    
    Right-to-Know law
  3. Both the California Right-to-Know law and the Hazard
    Communication Standard specify that employees must receive
    information and training on:
    Their rights under the law, and Hazardous materials in the workplace
  4. A chemical substance that poses a physical hazard such as fire, explosion, or corrosion
    Hazardous Material
  5. A chemical substance to be disposed of, or accidentally discharged or spilled onto land or water
    Hazardous Waste
  6. Manufacturer's reference document that includes
    information about how chemicals can have adverse effects on the
    health of workers overexposed to them, as well as how to handle
    chemicals safely.
    MSDS
  7. PG:5
    Training Requirements
Author
Benjammincash
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355386
Card Set
5.5
Description
Hazard Communication
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