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Chlorine Awareness for General Industry

    Chlorine Awareness for General Industry

    For members of the general industry workforce who work in water treatment and sewage facilities, plastic manufacturing, and other settings, dangerous chlorine exposure can occur. This greenish-yellow, odorous gas can irritate workers’ noses, throats, and eyes and even cause lung damage. To prevent workplace illnesses or injuries from occurring, our Chlorine Awareness for General Industry course offers introductory chlorine awareness training for general industry professionals. By completing this brief, 20-minute online class, participants can better protect their health on the job.

    Course Objectives

    The main objective of this course is to teach general industry personnel how to protect themselves and their colleagues against the dangers of chlorine exposure on the job site. To accomplish this, it provides an overview of the following relevant topics:

    • Chlorine basics
    • Chlorine properties
    • Permissible exposure limits (PEL)
    • Health effects
    • Safe work practices as outlined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    • Situational analysis
    • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

    Course Audience

    This course was designed specifically for any member of the general industry workforce who may encounter chlorine on the job. Applicable criteria include:

    • Working with chlorine
    • Chlorine exposure

    If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please contact us for more information or to find another course that may better serve your needs.

    Course Features and Benefits

    After completing this chlorine awareness training course, participants will gain basic health and safety knowledge about chlorine in the workplace. They will also learn how to stay safe on the job, including how to use PPE, employ appropriate emergency procedures, and more. Further, participants will learn about the potentially toxic effects of chlorine exposure and how to identify and prevent it from occurring. Finally, participants can complete this online course from the comfort of their homes in as little as 20 minutes, allowing their work schedules to go uninterrupted.

    Burlington, MA 01803
    Call: 800.971.1080