Hazard Communications Training Syllabus
The objective of the Hazard Communications program is intended to provide all employees with information and training on the hazards of the chemicals and activities performed in the workplace. According to 29 CFR 1910.1200, employee training is required for new employees at the time of their initial assignment to work with a hazardous chemical; current employees who are reassigned and exposed to a new chemical or additional hazards; or when a new hazard is introduced into the workplace. The program shall be customized for your employees, and will be performance-based per OSHA.
The Hazard Communications program will include the following:
- Regulation Overview & Hazard Identification
Review OSHA Hazard Communication Final Rule 29 CFR 1910.1200, with emphasis on your company's Hazard Communication Program. Discuss how labeling systems: NFPA and HMIS, DOT labels and placards, and hazardous waste markings help determine the hazards associated with a hazardous material.
- Chemical Hazards
Explain how to identify chemical and physical characteristics of materials and how to recognize hazardous situations using on-site Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
- Physical Hazards
Review of physical hazards in the workplace and the required personal protective equipment. Topics will include chemical handling and welding safety for employees engaged in routine and non-routine tasks.