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  1. WHMIS stands for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. T  F
  2. All products and chemicals have WHMIS symbols. T  F
  3. An MSDS provides less information than a product label. T  F
  4. The main components of WHMIS are classification, labels, and MSDSs. T  F
  5. Never eat, drink, or chew gum during a lab. T  F
  6. When diluting acid, always add small amounts of acid to large amounts of water. T  F
  7. The three shapes of symbols used for Consumer Product Symbols are octagon and circle. T  F
  8. Materials that contain dangerous bacteria or viruses or the toxins these organisms produce are called biohazardous infectious material. T  F
  9. It is acceptable to inhale chemicals if you see someone doing it with no obvious ill effects. T  F
  10. If you cannot read a damaged label on the container of a chemical you use at work, it is your responsibility to tell your supervisor that the label is damaged. T  F
  11. There are 6 main WHMIS hazard classes. T  F
  12. Each product can fit into only one WHMIS hazard class. T  F
  13. You should expect training when you start a new job on how to work safely with the chemicals at your worksite. T  F
  14. A WHMIS supplier label must be written in English and French, and must be within a hatched border. T  F
  15. An eyewash fountain is not a piece of safety equipment. T  F