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Chemical Hazards Cross Word Puzzle

Chemical Hazards Cross Word Puzzle
3. _______________ products are chemical products sold to canadians for general household use.

4. Gas escaping from a cylinder can be extremely cold, causing ______________.

7. ______________ is required by law for all workers who use, handle, or
work near WHMIS controlled products.

9. ___________ is the short form for the national system for providing information on the safe use on the hazardous materials in the workplace.

14. A leak in a small, poorly ventilated area could displace oxygen in the air, causing _________________.

18. Workers are required to _______________ in the training programs and to use the information to work safely with hazardous materials.

20. Every worker in Canada has the _________ to know about hazards in their workplace.

21. Suppliers, employers, and workers have different _____________ under WHMIS.

22. Never add water to a _____________ material.

24. The __________ is the person or company that sells or imports





1. __________ causes cancer.

2. _______ product labels and the MSDS before you work with any chemical product.

5. ____________materials cause combustible materials to burn, even without an ignition source.

6. WHMIS became _____ on October 31, 1988.

8. Employers must provide _____________ for workers exposed to hazardous materials.

10. ______________________ materials are organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites that cause diseases.

11. The country that question 9 applies to is __________.

12. A _________________ gas is placed under pressure or chilled to contain it, usually in a cylinder.

13. Work ________________to avoid spills or accidents.

15. Most chemicals should only be used in a well ____________ area.

16. Understand and practice __________________ procedures so that you know what to do in case of a spill or an accident.

17. Dangerously __________ materials are highly unstable.

19. ___________are used to help people quickly recognize the hazard.

23. Always use the appropriate ______ when working with chemicals.