Hazard Communications Training

119-03 Hazardous Communications Employee Training Program, Part 1

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to discuss the Hazardous Communication Program and describe the training provided under this program for every employee.

  • Explain the employee’s rights under the Hazardous Communication Program
  • Identify steps taken by the trainer to improve trainees’ comprehension and understanding
  • Describe methods used to detect the presence of a release
  • Identify the physical and health hazards presented by hazardous materials
  • Describe methods for eliminating physical and health hazards of hazardous materials

119-04 Hazardous Communication Employee Training Program, Part 2

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe how exposure to hazardous materials occurs. You will also be able to explain how to choose and use equipment for personal protection.

  • Name the three basic exposure pathways to hazardous materials
  • List some factors that influence whether or not adverse health effects result from an exposure
  • Identify the equipment used with each of the four levels of PPE
  • Explain how to choose the right protective equipment
  • List some limitations of protective equipment

119-06 Hazard Communication Programs in the Workplace

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to discuss the Hazardous Communication Program and describe the training and information provided under this program for every employee.

  • Explain the employee’s rights under the Hazardous Communication Program
  • Explain components of a workplace Hazard Communications Program
  • Explain the purpose of The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • Identify the components GHS addressed in developing a harmonized hazard communication system

119-07 Exposure to and Detection of Hazardous Chemicals

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe how exposure to hazardous materials occurs and what can influence the severity of the effects of the hazard. You will also be able to describe ways a hazardous release can be detected.

  • Name the four basic exposure pathways to hazardous materials
  • List some factors influencing whether or not adverse health effects result from an exposure
  • Describe methods used to detect the presence of a release

119-08 Physical, Health, and Environmental Hazard Classes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to discuss the physical, health, and environmental hazard classifications according to The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). In addition, you will be able to recognize the effects of the various hazard classifications.

  • Discuss the classes of physical hazards
  • Identify hazardous effects caused by products classified as physical hazards
  • Discuss the classes of health hazards
  • Identify hazardous effects caused by products classified as health hazards
  • Discuss the classes of environmental hazards
  • Identify hazardous effects caused by products classified as environmental hazards

119-09 Labeling and SDS for Hazardous Chemicals

When you complete this lesson, you will understand proper labeling requirements according to the GHS. In addition, you will be able to recognize pictograms for GHS hazard classifications and describe the contents of the standardized, 16 sections of the SDS.

  • Recognize the GHS standardized elements of a chemical label
  • Describe the importance of a standardized safety data sheet (SDS) and its role in the workplace
  • Identify and explain the information required in a GHS SDS
  • Recall the use of pictograms, signal words, and hazard statements used for labeling hazardous substances