Subpart Z: Toxic and Hazardous Substances for General Industry

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 4 Hours 45 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD211
CEUs:
$35.00

Workers may be exposed to a number of substances considered toxic or hazardous per OSHA Standard 29 CFR Part 1910.1000 Subpart Z while performing their job duties. When these substances contaminate the air, they can potentially cause illness, injuries, and even fatalities. The Subpart Z Toxic and Hazardous Substances for General Industry course from ClickSafety identifies 24 hazardous substances and areas of concern and provides toxic and hazardous substances training to help workers stay protected on the job when air contaminants are present.

During this course, students will learn more about OSHA’s standards for air contaminants and safe work practices. Course topics include: 

  • An introduction to Subpart Z
  • Air contaminants, including asbestos, vinyl chloride, and 13 known carcinogens
  • The dangers of exposure to common toxic and hazardous substances, including lead, chromium VI, inorganic arsenic, and more
  • Hazard Communication (HazCom)
  • Retention of DOT markings, placards and labels
  • The use of hazardous chemicals in labs
  • How to understand Z tables, including:
    • Table Z-1 “Limits for Air Contaminants”
    • Table Z-2
    • Table Z-3 “Mineral Dusts”
  • Using OSHA’s computation formula to determine permissible exposure limits (PELs)
  • 3 primary air contaminant controls
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

At the end of the course, students will understand how to prevent exposure to airborne contaminants and work safely when these substances are present.

The Subpart Z Toxic and Hazardous Substances for General Industry course may be taken by all team members who may be exposed to air contaminants on the job, including workers, foremen, and supervisors.

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Upon completing the Subpart Z Toxic and Hazardous Substances for General Industry course, participants will understand how to work safely when air contaminants may be present. Additionally, they will be familiar with the guidelines established by OSHA Standard 29 CFR Part 1910.1000 Subpart Z and PELs for a variety of toxic and hazardous substances.

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