SAFE003 - Hazard Communication
This online course outlines the OSHA guidelines and requirements for using Safety Data Sheets and the responsibilities for employee safety.
In order to ensure chemical safety in the workplace, information must be available to employers and employees about the identities and hazards of the chemicals they may be potentially exposed to. OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) provides information for employers and employees who may be exposed to hazardous chemicals while working under normal conditions. This online course outlines the OSHA guidelines and requirements for using Safety Data Sheets and the responsibilities for employee safety.
- Identify the important parts of a basic product label;
- Describe the importance of a material safety data sheet (MSDS);
- Describe the difference between a physical hazard and a health hazard;
- Describe the controls used to limit or prevent exposure to hazardous materials.
To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.
Continuing education: 1.0 Category II CPE credit by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.