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Hazard Communication Advanced

Intended Audience

This online Hazard Communication (HazCom) Advanced training is principally intended to provide workers that routinely work with or are otherwise exposed to hazardous chemicals the required training and information above the Introductory or Awareness level. It is also intended for Supervisors and Managers that oversee employees with routine exposure risk or employees who may otherwise be exposed to hazardous chemicals in the workplace. This training is applicable to Employers and Employees in nearly all places of employment, including Construction, General Industry, Manufacturing, Service and Transportation Services, among others.

Why Take This Course

  • Training incorporating the latest regulatory requirements and revisions to HCS
  • Clearly understand the requirements of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard
  • Understand the elements of a written Hazard Communication Program
  • Promote compliance with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard
  • Minimize potential of citation and penalty for one of the top standards cited by OSHA
  • Basics of hazardous chemical identification, evaluation and control techniques
  • Potential mitigation of hazardous chemical exposures resulting in possible injury and illness, spill cleanup costs

Course Topics

  • Intro to Hazard Communication
    • Background and Definitions
    • Incorporation of GHS
  • Hazardous Chemicals and Classification Basics
  • Hazard Communication Responsibilities
    • Manufacturers, Distributors, Suppliers, Importers
    • Employers
    • Employees
  • Hazard Communication Written Program Elements
    • Hazardous Chemical Inventories
    • Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
    • Container Labels: Precautionary Statement, Pictogram, Signal Word
    • Information and Training
      • Methods and observations that may be used to detect the presence or release of a hazardous chemical;
      • Basics of physical and health hazards of common hazardous chemical classes;
      • Measures an employees can take to protect themselves from hazards, such as appropriate work practices, emergency procedures, and personal
      • protective equipment to be used;
      • Details of an effective Hazard Communication Program.
  • Trade Secrets
  • Hazard Communication Checklist for Safety, Health and Compliance
  • Additional Sources of Information and Assistance
  • Summary