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Benzene Awareness for General Industry

    Benzene Awareness for General Industry

    Course Overview

    In this introductory Benzene Awareness for General Industry online training course, the main sources of exposure, what to do to prevent exposure and signs of exposure are covered. Benzene safety is very important - it is a known cause of cancer and is used in many industrial processes. There are other risks associated to benzene exposure, which are also covered in this benzene course.

    Intended Audience

    This benzene safety program is useful for all levels of general industry workers who may be exposed to benzene during their work.

    • General Industry Workers
    • General Industry Supervisors
    • General Industry Managers

    Learning Objectives

    Benzene safety training is needed because benzene is used in many settings and products, and is a known cause of cancer. Industrial workers are highly likely to be exposed to benzene at some point, and this class explains what to do in case of exposure. We will discuss acceptable exposure limits and standards of protection.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Benzene
    • Properties of Benzene
    • Exposure to Benzene
    • Safety Requirements


    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Federal OSHA
    • CAS Number 71-43-2
    • Carcinogen
    • Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs)
    • Time-weighted Average Limit (TWA)
    • Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH)

    Features and Benefits

    By taking ClickSafety’s Benzene Awareness for General Industry online safety class and completing it successfully, you will learn the 6 steps of the exposure evaluation process. Other topics include knowing how and where workers might be exposed, safety standards, exposure controls, as well as: 

    • Industries that use benzene
    • Other names for benzene
    • How benzene reacts with oxidants, nitric acid, sulfuric acid and halogens
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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