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Hazard Communication: The GHS and You - Concise Version

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Course Format
  Video On Demand
Product ID
erishcgyc_vod
Training Time ?
9 to 18 minutes
Language(s)
English,Spanish
Video Format
High Definition
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
8
Quiz Questions
9
Closed Captioning
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Training Content Network
Original Content Producer
Educational Resources, Inc. (Safety)
Overview

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.

Audience

Anyone who works with hazardous materials

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Container Labels and Signal Words
  • Hazard and Precautionary Statements
  • Physical Hazard Pictograms
  • Health and Environmental Pictograms
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • The Written Hazard Communication Program
  • Conclusion

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