The course familiarizes workers with the HazCom system used across the United States and the world, to provide safety information and training about hazardous chemicals in their workplaces.
Participants will learn about the Hazard Communication Standard 2012 (1910.1200) which adopted the "Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals" (GHS).
Identify the hazards, understand the labels and recognize the symbols for each hazard class.
The course covers the pictograms (symbols) and their meaning, the labels on hazardous chemicals, the hazards of each class, and safety data sheets (SDSs). The course integrates examples, practical advice, and interactive quizzes within the learning.
Components of the new label format
The new HazCom (GHS) classes and their pictograms
Safety data sheets (SDSs) and their format
Upon completion, you will be able to
Understand the labels
Recognize the pictograms (symbols) for each hazard class
Identify the hazards for each class
Understand the importance of the SDS
Find additional information about the hazards and protective measures from SDSs
Average time to complete this course is approximately 60 minutes.
Workers in workplaces where chemical products are used
Students in science and technology programs
Young workers preparing for a new job
Those with responsibilities for training and compliance
This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.
During checkout, you can choose to register as a single learner or select a multiple learner license. With a multiple learner license you will act as an administrator and add learners from your company. See the tabs above for additional information.