Hazard Communication

Course Description:

The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) provides information to workers and employers about various chemical hazards that exist in the workplace, and what protective measures they can take in order to prevent the adverse effects of such hazards.

This course gives you a basic understanding of how to deal with hazardous chemicals and how workers can prevent and protect themselves from chemical hazards.

COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the purpose of The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
  • Learn about labels and Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Differentiate between physical and health hazards associated with hazardous chemicals
  • Recognize symbols used to identify hazards
  • Explore how to prepare and implement a written hazard communication program
  • Study training and its importance

Course Outline:

LESSON 1 INTRODUCTION TO HAZARD COMMUNICATION STANDARD

This lesson focuses on the following topics:

  • The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Important Definitions

Lesson 1 Quiz – 5 questions @ 80%

LESSON 2 LABELS, MSDSs, SYMBOLS, HAZARDS, AND TRAINING

This lesson focuses on the following topics:

  • Labels
  • Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • Symbols
  • Hazards
  • Controlling Physical and Health Hazards
  • Written Hazard Communication Program
  • Training

Lesson 2 Quiz – 5 questions @ 80%

Final Quiz – 10 questions @ 70%