All employers must identify the hazardous chemicals they use and develop a hazard communication program (HAZCOM) to inform their employees about those chemicals. However, failing to maintain a written HAZCOM program is one of the most common OSHA violations.
This course is an introduction to Part 1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances - 1910.1200 Hazard Communication and contains the latest Global Harmonization Standards. Written program requirements, labeling, and safety data sheet (SDS) maintenance and training will be discussed. A sample written hazard communication program is also reviewed.
|TO 1.0||Achieve a minimum score of 70% on the final course assessment.|
|LO 1.1.1||Describe general requirements of the Hazard Communication Standard.|
|LO 1.2.1||Discuss the forms of hazardous chemicals, their effects, and routes of entry.|
|LO 1.2.2||Describe the chemical "Hierarchy of Controls" and give examples of control strategies and methods.|
|LO 1.3.1||Give an example of each of the four types of container labeling.|
|LO 1.4.1||Given a SDS, discuss the purpose and application of each of the required sections.|
|LO 1.5.1||Describe the information and training requirements in the hazard communication program.|