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Medical Hazard Communication

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the purpose, scope and elements of the hazard communication standard.
  • Identify how chemical hazards are determined.
  • Identify the purpose of a Safety Data Sheet, and its components.
  • Identify chemicals and their hazards, through labeling and warning practices.
  • Recognize the physical and health hazards inherent with hazardous chemicals.
  • Recognize the information and training required by OSHA's Hazard Communication 

Available in English

40 minutes

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Determining Hazards
  • The Hazard Communication Program
  • Labeling and Warnings
  • Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)
  • Physical and Health Hazards
  • Employee Information and Training
  • 29 CFR 1910.1200, Appendix A - E
  • OSHA Publication Number 3084;Chemical Hazard Communication
  • OSHA;Part 1910, Subpart Z
  • The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) listing of Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents in the Work Environment