Hazard Communication: The GHS and You - Concise Version
- Course Format
- Video On Demand
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- Training Time ?
- 9 to 18 minutes
- Video Format
- High Definition
- Required Plugins
- Number of Lessons
- Quiz Questions
- Closed Captioning
- Question Feedback
- Wrong Answer Remediation
- Lesson Bookmarking
- Downloadable Resources
- Interactive Producer
- Mastery Training Content Network
- Original Content Producer
- Educational Resources, Inc. (Safety)
Your company’s Hazard Communication Program is designed to help you understand the chemical hazards in your workplace. OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard requires all organizations to use the standard communication elements found in the Globally Harmonized System for the Labeling and Classification of Chemicals, commonly called the GHS for short. This training video provides a concise overview of the GHS and HazCom standard.
The GHS was developed by the United Nations for labeling chemicals in accordance with their physical, health and environmental hazards. This course explains the content of container labels and the importance of signal words to indicate the hazard level. Hazard statements are explained along with precautionary statements regarding safe use, handling and storage of the chemical. Physical, health and environmental hazard pictograms are detailed. This Video On Demand stresses the importance of safety data sheets and how they fit into a written hazard communication program.
This video is appropriate for anyone who works in an environment where chemicals are used. This concise program makes for a great overview for new employees or a refresher course for experienced workers. Use this course to show employees how to recognize and understand the necessary safety information regarding the chemical hazards at your workplace.
Anyone who works with hazardous materials
- Container Labels and Signal Words
- Hazard and Precautionary Statements
- Physical Hazard Pictograms
- Health and Environmental Pictograms
- Safety Data Sheets
- The Written Hazard Communication Program