HHPS and WHMIS: Hazmat Warning Symbols

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What does the Octagon represent and which system does it belong to? (HHPS or WHMIS) Octagon represents a Dangerous level of risk within the HHPS system. Highest household risk.
What does the upside down triangle represent and what system does it belong to? upside down triangle represents the lowest form of HHPS risk. Caution.
What does the diamond represent and to which system does it belong? diamond means warning, mid level risk, belongs to HHPS
HHPS Poison Symbol is...? A Skull and crossbones
HHPS symbol for flammable? Flames
HHPS symbol for Explosive? Small explosion starting in bottom left and radiating outwards.
HHPS Symbol for Corrosive? Hand being dipped in liquid, where hand is submerged you see bones.
What does HHPS stand for? Hazardous Household Product Symbols
What does WMHIS stand for? Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
What border do all WHMIS symbols use? A circle.
Describe the WHMIS symbol for Toxic. A rectangle with a protruding triangle, pointing downwards, circle underneath point of triangle.
Describe the WHMIS symbol for Flammable. Flames
Describe the WHMIS symbol for Poisonous. Skull and Crossbones
Describe the WHMIS symbol for Compressed Gas. a tube with one end thinned.
Describe the WHMIS symbol for Bio-hazards. The Bio-hazard symbol. http://blog.usa.gov/roller/govgab/resource/images/Biohazard.png
Describe the WHMIS symbol for Reactive. an R with some lines on top, radiating outwards.
Describe the WHMIS symbol for Corrosive. Liquid being poured/spilt onto a hand and a desk, appears to be eating through both.
Describe the WHMIS symbol for Oxidizing. and O that has been set on fire.
If an item has a WHMIS symbol for Oxidizing, what is the risk? Risk of fire, Spontaneous Combustion is possible.
If an item has a WHMIS symbol for Corrosive, what is the risk? Contact between the substance and a person or object may cause disintegration.
If an item has a WHMIS symbol for Bio-Hazardous, what is the risk? Multiple risks of harm to humans and biological life forms.
If an item has a WHMIS symbol for Reactive, what is the risk? violent, quick reactions, possible from slight errors. very dangerous.
If an item has a WHMIS symbol for Compressed Gas, what is the risk? Contents are under pressure, risk of "torpedo" effect.
If an item has a WHMIS symbol for Poisonous, what is the risk? Poison.
If an item has a WHMIS symbol for Flammable, what is the risk? Flames. Different from Oxidizing material in that a spark or flame is needed to combust.
If an item has a WHMIS symbol for Toxic, what is the risk? Poison, however none needs to be ingested, skin contact may cause poisoning.
Octagon + Skull and Crossbones is? HHPS symbol for Dangerously Poisonous.
Diamond + Crossbones = ? Warning, Poisonous.
Upside Down Triangle + Skull and Crossbones = ? Caution, Poisonous.
Octagon + Flammable = ? Dangerously Flammable
Diamond + Flames = ? Warning, Flammable
Upside down triangle + Flames = ? Caution, Flammable
Octagon + Explosion Symbol = ? Dangerously Explosive
Diamond + Explosion symbol = ? Warning, Explosive.
Upside down triangle + Explosion symbol = ? Caution, Explosive.
Octagon + Hand where submerged has become bone = ? Dangerously Corrosive.
Diamond + Hand where submerged has become bone = ? Warning, Corrosive
Upside down triangle + Hand where submerged has become bone = ? Caution, Corrosive
What is an MSDS and what kind of information would it give you? Material Safety Data Sheet which would tell you the risks of a material, as well as some of the physical and chemical properties.
Who made this quiz? MOARVulpix