Hazard Communication 2012 Now Available Online
New Safety Training Class Added to Hubbard-Hall’s Online Offerings
A new safety training class has been added to the online offerings at hubbardhall.com. Hazard Communication 2012 is designed to meet the general training requirements under the newly revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), which incorporates provisions of the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The course covers HCS requirements, responsibilities of employers and employees under the standard, information about chemical hazards as classified under the HCS along with precautions and best practices to reduce risk of exposure, and much more.
- Identify the four different components of the Hazard Communication Standard
- Describe your rights and responsibilities regarding hazardous chemicals and workplace safety
- Understand labeling requirements and how to read hazard labels and precautions
- Recognize basic information provided by Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and understand how to read them
- Identify different types of physical and health hazards
- List common signs and symptoms of chemical exposure for both acute and chronic health hazards
- Understand and apply information about a chemical’s physical properties as they relate to hazards
- Describe different types of safety measures that can be taken against chemical hazards, including hazard controls and personal protective equipment
This course is required for all employees who work with or may be exposed to hazardous chemicals including those who may enter or work within environments where such chemicals are used, stored, or transported. This training is intended to be a part of your organization’s Hazard Communication Program and should be supplemented with job and facility-specific training as required.