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Vinyl Chloride

    Vinyl Chloride

    Course Overview

    This introductory Vinyl Chloride online safety course will teach you how to work safely with this potentially hazardous industrial chemical as covered by OSHA Subpart Z 29 CFR 1910.1017 for General Industry. You will learn about the chemical, what it is used for and the permissible exposure limits. The primary exposure route and exposure limits are covered, as are the symptoms of acute and chronic exposure.

    Intended Audience

    This Vinyl Chloride online course is for all General Industry workers and management who may have to work with this hazardous industrial chemical.

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

    Learning Objectives

    This online safety course will teach you the properties and primary uses, the primary exposure route and the symptoms of acute and chronic exposure. You will learn the recommended exposure controls and the requirements for exposure monitoring, training, spillage and storage. The course explains which OSHA standard applies to the chemical and what the permissible exposure limits and action levels are for Vinyl Chloride.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Vinyl Chloride
    • Properties and Exposure
    • Safety Requirements


    • VC (Vinyl Chloride)
    • National Priority List Sites
    • Osha Permissible Exposure Limit and Action Level
    • Acute Exposure
    • Chronic Exposure
    • OSHA 29 CFR 1910 , Subpart Z, 1910.1017
    • OSHA 29 CFR 1926 , Subpart Z, 1926.1117
    • Time-Weighted Average (TWA)

    Features and Benefits

    ClickSafety’s Vinyl Chloride online safety course will teach you how to work safely with this common but hazardous chemical agent. Once you have successfully completed this course, you will know:

    • Exposure to Vinyl Chloride occurs mainly in your workplace
    • Breathing high Vinyl Chloride levels for short time periods or even lower levels for long time periods can cause illness or even death
    • Breathing Vinyl Chloride for long time periods can cause permanent liver damage, immune reactions, nerve damage and cancer
    • OSHA has highly regulated Vinyl Chloride in the workplace  
    • Vinyl Chloride has been found in at least 616 National Priority List sites identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080