GHS and OSHA Hazardous Communication

Course Description: Workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals daily in the workplace. Such conditions pose a serious health threat to the worker. OSHA requires training regarding chemical hazards in the workplace. In this course you will learn about the HazCom (Hazardous Communication) Standard and the new Globally Harmonized System (GHS), and how to use Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) and chemical labels to protect yourself from hazards or react to chemical exposures. This course gives you a basic understanding of how to identify and safely handle hazardous chemicals, OSHA’s Hazardous Communications or the “Right to Know” Act, GHS, and how workers can prevent and protect themselves from chemical hazards.

MAJOR CHANGES TO THE HAZARD COMMUNICATION STANDARD

Course Outline: This course covers training requirements for hazard communication and covers the follwoing topics:

Course Objectives: At the end of this course, you will be able to: