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Hazard Communication Quiz

Can you answer these questions?

Question
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When must your employer retrain you?
  • (A)  Whenever a new chemical is brought into your facility
  • (B)  Every 6 months
  • (C)  Whenever you will be working with a new chemical that has hazards on which you haven’t already received training
  • (D)  Every 12 months
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Hint:
You have a right to know about the hazards of chemicals before you are exposed to them.
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Correct answer is:
  • (C)  Whenever you will be working with a new chemical that has hazards on which you haven’t already received training
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 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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