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Hazard Communication (HAZWOPER)

Hazard Communication (HAZWOPER)


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This training discusses programs and procedures dealing with chemical hazards as stated in OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.1200, the Hazard Communication Standard. This training is geared toward employees who are actively involved in cleanup activities. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to identify employer responsibilities and employee responsibilities under the Hazard Communication Standard, describe methods used to detect hazardous materials in the workplace, identify categories of chemical hazards, describe health effects associated with hazardous chemicals, and list methods used to control hazardous chemicals. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

Target Audience
Regular hazardous waste site workers and managers

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Hazard Communication (HAZWOPER)

  • identify employer and employee responsibilities under the Hazard Communication Standard
  • identify methods used to detect hazardous chemicals
  • recognize terms used to describe characteristics of hazardous materials
  • describe health effects associated with chemical hazards
  • cite methods used to control hazardous chemicals
  • identify information contained in an SDS
  • interpret information found on chemical warning labels
  • interpret numeric codes found on NFPA warning labels
  • Course Number:
    esh_sah_a80_sh_enus