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This online course satisfies employee Hazcom training a.k.a. Worker Right To Know training requirements of OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.1200 Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals and Hazard Communication Standard.
Who must take this course?
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200 (C) states:
Each employee who may be "exposed" to hazardous chemicals when working must be provided information and trained prior to initial assignment to work with a hazardous chemical, and whenever the hazard changes. "Exposure" or "exposed" under the rule means that "an employee is subjected to a hazardous chemical in the course of employment through any route of entry (inhalation, ingestion, skin contact or absorption, etc.) and includes potential (e.g., accidental or possible) exposure."
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It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hour to complete this OSHA Hazard Communication (Worker Right To Know) for General Industry online training course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable OSHA Hazard Communication (Worker Right To Know) certificate and wallet card.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our OSHA Hazard Communication (Worker Right To Know) Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, and a final exam.
This course describes the standard, chemical and physical hazards, along with hazard controls that can be used to protect the health and safety of workers.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- About This Course
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to Hazard Communication for General Industry
- Background Information about the Standard
- Major Changes to the Standard
- Importance of the Standard
- Key Terms
- Employer and Employee Responsibilities
- Employee Training
- Chemical Hazards
- Routes of Entry
- Recognition of Health Hazards
- Health Effects of Chemical Hazards
- Chemical Agents and Their Health Effects
- Written Hazard Communication Program
- Additional Requirements of the Written Hazard Communication Program
- Hazard Inventory
- Hazard Classification
- Health Hazard Classes
- HMIS and NFPA Labeling Systems
- HMIS Labeling System
- NFPA Labeling System
- Safety Data Sheets
- Exposure Controls: Elimination and Substitution
- Exposure Controls: Engineering and Work Practice Controls
- Exposure Controls: Personal Protective Equipment
- Employee and Employer Rights and Responsibilities
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities
- Employer Responsibilities
- Communicating Hazards and Labeling
- Exposure Control Plan
- Elements of an Exposure Control Plan
- Sharps Injury Log
- Record Keeping
- Precautions, Controls, and Guidelines
- Universal Precautions
- Engineering and Work Practice Controls
- Needleless Systems and Engineered Sharp Protection
- General Safety Practice Review
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Available PPE
- Laundering PPE per the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
- Removal of PPE
- Blood-borne Pathogens
- OSHA's Blood-borne Pathogens Standard
- Requirements of the Blood-borne Pathogens Standard
- General Safety Practices
- Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)
- Emergency Planning and Emergency Release Notification
- Annual Inventory
- Toxics Release Inventory
- EPCRA Inspections
- Additional Resources
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200 (h)(1) states:
Employers shall provide employees with effective information and training on hazardous chemicals in their work area at the time of their initial assignment, and whenever a new chemical hazard the employees have not previously been trained on is introduced into their work area.