This course will focus on the responsibilities of the employer in establishing and implementing an effective Hazard Communication Program. By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Be familiar with the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Hazard Communications Standard and the latest ruling
- List the primary Hazard Communications Standard responsibilities for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and employers
- Understand the key changes to OSHA’s HazCom Standard
- Describe the basic elements of the Hazard Communications Program
- When presented with a pictogram, be able to discuss the nature of chemical hazards and the types of exposures it presents
- List the 6 elements of container labeling
- Describe each of the 16 required sections of a Safety Data Sheet
- Identify the basic requirements of the hazard communication training program
- Be prepared to comply for HazCom’s training deadline set by OSHA of December 1, 2013; and
- Understand the requirements for ongoing training required under the HazCom Standard
Allyson E. Porter
Ms. Porter is co-founder and Managing Partner at KeikaVentures
, LLC, and has been focused on the topics covered under HazCom and environmental management compliance for over 20 years.
4 Contact Hours
This represents the estimated time to complete the online course, including exercises. Actual times may vary from user to user.