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SP 320 - Hazard Communication
Course Description

Hazard communication is an essential workplace practice required to keep employees safe on the job. Worker Right to Know mandates your employer to provide you with information regarding the dangers of the hazardous chemicals you work with or risk exposure to in the workplace. In this course, we'll examine the types of chemical hazards that exist in your facility, teach you how to understand the resources that will keep you safe, and discuss your safety responsibilities for yourself and your coworkers.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will know:

  • How to read chemical safety labels and Safety Data Sheets
  • The different types of chemical hazards
  • Your employer's Hazard Communication responsibilities
  • How to protect yourself when handling hazardous chemicals
Chapters and Pages
 
- Introduction
- Why Hazard Communication Matters
- OSHA and the GHS
- HazComm Plan
- Types of Hazards
- Safety Labels
- Safety Data Sheets
- Reading Safety Data Sheets
- What Are Your Responsibilities?
- Protecting Yourself
- Protecting Yourself (cont'd.)
- Hazard Detection
- Treating Chemical Exposures
- Review
- Final Exam

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