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Medical Hazard Communication

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the purpose and importance of a hazard communication program
  • Recognize common physical, health and biological hazards associated with hazardous chemicals and substances
  • Identify chemicals and their hazards, through labeling, markings, pictograms, and warning practices
  • Identify the purpose and components of a Safety Data Sheet

Available in English

17 minutes

To enable employees to recognize and understand the required elements of their company's written hazard communication program, including how to identify and evaluate chemical hazards using Safety Data Sheets and chemical labels.

Course Outline
  • Elements of Hazard Communication
  • Recognizing Chemical Hazards
  • Identifying Chemical Hazard Information
Regulations
  • 29 CFR 1910.1200, Hazard Communication Standard
  • 1910.1200 Appendix A - Health Hazard Criteria (Mandatory)
  • 1910.1200 Appendix B - Physical Hazard Criteria (Mandatory)
  • 1910.1200 Appendix C - Allocation of Label Elements (Mandatory) (has pictograms with explanations)
  • 1910.1200 Appendix D - Minimum Information for an SDS (Mandatory)
  • 1910.1200 Appendix E - Definition of
  • OSHA Publication Number 3084,
  • OSHA Part 1910, Subpart Z, Toxic and Hazardous Substances
  • The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) listing of Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents in the Work Environment