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Hazard Communication Quiz

Can you answer these questions?

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When must your employer provide you information and training on hazardous chemicals?
  • (A)  Before your initial assignment
  • (B)  At the time of your initial assignment
  • (C)  Thirty days after your initial assignment
  • (D)  Never
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Hint:
AKA during.
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Correct answer is:
  • (B)  At the time of your initial assignment
Explanation:
According to OSHA Standard number 1910.1200(h)(1), “Employers shall provide employees with effective information and training on hazardous chemicals in their work area at the time of their initial assignment, and whenever a new physical or health hazard for which the employees have not previously been trained about is introduced into their work area.” The objective behind this standard is Education Before Exposure - to educate employees before exposing them to health hazards.
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