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Subpart Z: Toxic and Hazardous Substances

    Subpart Z: Toxic and Hazardous Substances

    Course Overview

    This OSHA Subpart Z: Toxic and Hazardous Substances is an intermediate online safety course on OSHA regulations regarding foreign substances that could possibly contaminate the air you breathe and the safe limits of exposure to those substances. Personal protective equipment, work practices, engineering and administrative controls are the methods to minimize the safety risk while working in contaminated air. This course covers 24 substances and areas of concern identified in OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Z as being toxic or hazardous.

    Intended Audience

    This Subpart Z: Toxic and Hazardous Substances online safety course is designed for all workers and management personnel at a job site.

    • Construction Workers
    • Construction Foremen
    • Construction Supervisors

    Learning Objectives

    Once you have completed this online course, you should know which OSHA standard addresses air contaminants, understand the purpose and use of tables Z-1, Z-2 and Z-3, understand the application of the computation formula, and know the three primary control measures for airborne contaminants.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Subpart Z
    • Air Contaminants
      • Asbestos
      • 13 Carcinogens
      • Vinyl Chloride
    • Inorganic Arsenic
    • Worker Right to Know (Access to exposure and medical records)
    • Exposure to:
      • Lead
      • Chromium XI
      • Cadmium
      • Benzene
      • Cotton Dust
      • DBCP
      • Acrylonitrile
      • Ethylene Oxide
      • Formaldehyde
      • Coke Oven Emissions
      • Bloodborne Pathogens
      • MDA
      • 1, 3 Butadiene
      • Methylene Chloride
      • Ionizing Radiation
    • Hazard Communication (HazCom)
    • Retention of DOT Markings
    • Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories
    • Safety Requirements


    • OSHA
    • 29 CFR, Part 1910.1000
    • Z Tables
    • Computation Formula
    • Air Contaminants

    Features and Benefits

    ClickSafety’s OSHA Subpart Z: Toxic and Hazardous Substances online safety course introduces you to the subject of air contaminants and how to work safely with the hazards present. When you have successfully completed this course, you will know:

    • 29 CFR, Part 1910.1000 "Air Contaminants"
    • Table Z1 "Limits for Air Contaminants"
    • Table Z2
    • Table Z3 "Mineral Dusts"
    • Computation Formulas
    • Airborne Contaminant Controls 
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080