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Hazard Communication Advanced for All Industries

Course ID: MOOD179
Level: Advanced
Duration: 1 Hours 0 Minutes
Language: English

The Hazard Communication Advanced for All Industries online course from ClickSafety addresses the essential elements of OSHA’s Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard as found in 29 CFR 1910.1200. The course is designed to familiarize participants with the essential elements of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) and includes familiarization with the 2012 GHS revisions, which incorporate the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.

NOTICE: This course was developed directly from OSHA’s HazCom requirements as set forth in the revised 2012 OSHA HCS and is intended to help employees understand all relevant essentials of HazCom.

ClickSafety’s Hazard Communication Advanced for All Industries will explain the nature of hazardous chemicals and how such chemicals may affect the human body. Additionally, participants will be presented with knowledge regarding different types of hazardous chemicals, as well as what is required on chemical product labels, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and new safety data sheets (SDS). Specific course topics include the following:

  • Introduction, background, definitions, and incorporation of a Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
  • Hazardous chemicals and basics of classification
  • Hazard communication responsibilities as they pertain to manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, importers, employers, and employees
  • HazCom written program elements, including hazardous chemical inventories, MSDS, SDS, container labels (precautionary statement, pictogram, signal word)
  • 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 chemicals
  • Measures employees can take to protect themselves from hazards, such as appropriate work practices, emergency procedures, and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Details of effective HazCom Programs
  • Trade secrets
  • HazCom checklist for safety, health, and compliance
  • Additional sources of information and assistance regarding HazCom

Specific industry terms covered throughout the course include the following:

  • HazCom
  • HCS
  • GHS
  • Employee/Employer right to know
  • Hazard classification
  • HazCom program
  • SDS
  • MSDS
  • Precautionary statement
  • Pictogram
  • Signal word

The Hazard Communication Advanced for All Industries online training is principally designed for those workers who routinely work with or are otherwise exposed to hazardous chemicals. It provides required training and information above the introductory or awareness level and will also aid managers and supervisors in overseeing employees with routine exposure risk. Applicable for all industries, the following will specifically benefit from this course:

  • Workers or employees in all industries with routine exposure and/or potential exposure to hazardous chemicals or substances
  • Supervisors and managers responsible for employees or workers with routine risk of exposure or potential for exposure to hazardous chemicals or substances

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

ClickSafety’s Hazard Communication Advanced for All Industries incorporates the latest OSHA training and guidelines as they pertain to hazardous chemicals and substances. Participants can expect the following during this course:

  • Participation in training incorporating the latest requirements and revisions to HCS
  • To clearly understand the requirements of OSHA’s HCS
  • A firm understanding of the elements of a written Hazard Communication Program
  • To promote compliance with OSHA’s HCS
  • Minimization of potential citation and penalty for one of the top standards cited by OSHA
  • Understanding of basic hazardous chemical identification, evaluation, and control techniques
  • Understanding of potential mitigation of hazardous chemical exposures resulting in possible injury and/or illness, as well as spill cleanup costs

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to do the following:

  • Describe the benefits provided to employees by HCS
  • List at least 4 fundamental elements of OSHA’s HCS
  • List the 3 primary areas of change to OSHA’s HCS
  • Describe at least 4 required elements of a hazardous chemical label
  • Identify the hazards presented by the 9 GHS pictograms
  • Describe the primary benefits of using an MSDS or SDS for a hazardous chemical
  • Identify at least 3 of the employer’s responsibilities under the HCS
  • Recognize when training beyond the scope of this course is necessary

In order to successfully complete this course and earn the 0.1 CEU requirements, all participants must complete the course in its entirety, pass all knowledge checkpoints with a score of at least 70%, and complete the course form at the end. Upon completing the course, participants will receive a course completion certificate displaying CEUs earned that can be printed at any time.

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