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Hazard Communication Training


What You Will Learn

  1. Introduction to Hazard Communication
  2. Hazard Communication Regulations and Standards
  3. Hazard Identification
  4. Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  5. Chemical Labels and Pictograms
  6. Employee Training and Education
  7. Safe Handling and Storage of Chemicals
  8. Emergency Response and First Aid
  9. Reporting and Documentation
  10. Accountability and Culture of Safety

Hazard Communication Training

  1. Introduction to Hazard Communication:
    • Understand the purpose and importance of hazard communication in preventing workplace injuries and illnesses.
    • Comprehend the role of hazard communication in providing information about chemical hazards and ensuring their safe use.
    • Recognize the responsibilities of both employers and employees in hazard communication compliance.
  2. Hazard Communication Regulations and Standards:
    • Familiarize yourself with relevant safety regulations and standards, such as OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).
    • Understand the legal requirements and responsibilities of employers in implementing a hazard communication program.
    • Learn about the different elements of a comprehensive hazard communication program.
  3. Hazard Identification:
    • Learn how to identify and recognize chemical hazards in the workplace, including physical, health, and environmental hazards.
    • Comprehend the importance of understanding hazard classification systems, such as the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) and Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
    • Recognize the significance of labeling systems, hazard symbols, and warning signs to convey chemical hazards.
  4. Safety Data Sheets (SDS):
    • Understand the purpose, content, and layout of Safety Data Sheets.
    • Comprehend the information provided in SDS sections, including chemical composition, physical and health hazards, first aid measures, and safe handling procedures.
    • Learn how to access, read, and interpret Safety Data Sheets for the safe handling and use of chemicals.
  5. Chemical Labels and Pictograms:
    • Recognize the importance of proper chemical labeling in communicating hazard information.
    • Comprehend the elements of a chemical label, including product name, supplier information, hazard statements, precautionary measures, and pictograms.
    • Understand the significance of understanding and interpreting hazard pictograms and their associated meanings.
  6. Employee Training and Education:
    • Understand the importance of comprehensive training for employees regarding hazard communication.
    • Comprehend the knowledge and skills required for proper chemical handling, storage, and emergency response.
    • Learn about the importance of ongoing training and updates to ensure awareness of new hazards and safety procedures.
  7. Safe Handling and Storage of Chemicals:
    • Comprehend the importance of safe handling practices for chemicals, including proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE), storage, and transportation.
    • Understand the significance of segregating incompatible chemicals and storing them in designated areas.
    • Learn how to minimize the risk of chemical spills, leaks, and exposures through safe handling and storage practices.
  8. Emergency Response and First Aid:
    • Recognize the importance of having an effective emergency response plan for chemical spills, leaks, or exposures.
    • Comprehend the appropriate actions to take in the event of a chemical emergency, including evacuation procedures and communication with emergency responders.
    • Understand the significance of providing prompt first aid and medical assistance to affected individuals.
  9. Reporting and Documentation:
    • Understand the procedures for reporting chemical spills, exposures, or near misses to appropriate personnel.
    • Comprehend the importance of accurate recordkeeping of chemical inventory, hazards, and incidents.
    • Promote a culture of reporting and documentation to improve hazard communication and prevent future incidents.
  10. Accountability and Culture of Safety:
    • Understand the roles and responsibilities of employers, supervisors, and employees in maintaining a culture of safety and effective hazard communication.
    • Comprehend the importance of individual accountability and adherence to hazard communication rules and procedures.
    • Promote a culture of safety, continuous improvement, and open communication regarding hazard communication concerns.

Cost Per Person

$150 per person

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