HAZARDOUS COMMUNICATIONS TRAINING (GHS)

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals daily in the workplace. Such conditions pose a serious health threat to the worker. OSHA requires training regarding chemical hazards in the workplace. In this course you will learn about the Hazardous Communication Standard (HCS)and the new Globally Harmonized System (GHS), and how to use Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and chemical labels to protect yourself from hazards or react to chemical exposures.

 

OSHA states employees throughout the US will need to complete training by December 1, 2013 to be in compliance with new GHS standards. This new addition to the Hazardous Communication program will affect over 5 million business and 40 million workers in the US.

 

Course Length: 4hrs | CFR Reference: 1910.1200 | Course Required By: OSHA

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the purpose of Hazard Communication Standards (HCS) and the new required Global Harmonization Standards (GHS)

  • Learn about labels and SDSs

  • Recognize physical and health hazards associated with hazardous chemicals

  • Recognize symbols used to identify hazards

  • Explore how to prepare and implement a written hazard communication program

  • Study training and its importance

     

TOPICS COVERED:

  • The Hazard Communication Standard

  • Hazardous Materials

  • Important Definitions

  • Labels

  • Safety Data Sheet

  • Symbols

  • Hazards

  • Controlling Physical and Health Hazards

  • Hazard Communication Program

 

COURSE LANGUAGE:

Courses are offered in both English and Spanish.

 

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE:
N/A

 

COMPLETION:
Upon completion of Hazardous Communication Training, students will be able to identify hazards associated with the workplace. Students will receive class room demonstrations and receive HCS/GHS Guide and are required to pass a test. Upon successfully completing this course students will receive a certificate of completion and wallet card.

 

Contact us today for additional details and course schedules.

Why take GHS and OSHA Hazardous Communication training online through OSHA.com?

  • Meet December 1, 2013 requirement to train employees

  • Hands On demonstrations

  • Available in English and Spanish

  • Single source solution

  • Test results stored in LMS

  • Wallet Card & Certificates Included

Who Is This Course For?
  • Construction

    • Industrial

    • Residential

    • Commercial

    • Distribution

  • General Industry

    • Manufacturing

    • Petrochemical

    • Petroleum

    • Healthcare

    • Pharma

    • Trucking

    • Specialty Industries

TRAINING DEADLINE:     Employees must be trained regarding GHS by December 1, 2013.