Hazard Communication for the Employee

Introduction

More than 30 million workers are potentially exposed to one or more chemical hazards in the workplace. There are an estimated 650,000 existing hazardous chemical products and hundreds of new ones are being introduced annually. This poses a serious challenge for employers as well as a health and safety hazard for exposed employees.

This course will discuss OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard and how employees can protect themselves from the dangers of hazardous chemicals in their work environment.

Key Topics

  • Chemicals in Sealed Containers
  • Chemical Health Hazards
  • Container Labeling Requirements
  • Alternative Labeling Methods
  • HCS 2012 Pictogram Requirements
  • Employee Training Requirements

Target Audience

Employee