HazCom: What You Need to Know With GHS

J. J. Keller® HazCom: What You Need to Know with GHS is designed to help you comply with the training requirements of the HazCom Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) and GHS provisions. This ready-to-use program outlines best practices for safely handling chemicals and covers a variety of critical HazCom topics such as hazard classification and categories, chemical inventory, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), the new GHS-specified 16-section format, and more.

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Overview: Hazardous chemicals are a fact of life in most workplaces. They're needed to help manufacture many of the products we use in our daily lives. The potential for accidents, incidents, and injuries is always present when people work with, or in the vicinity of, hazardous chemicals. But by knowing and understanding the basic nature of those chemicals and how to safely work with or around them, employees can greatly decrease any risk that might be present.
HazCom: What You Need to Know is designed to instruct learners about chemicals and the methods used to provide them with information about their hazards. Specifically, it covers how to keep themselves safe through education on the Hazard Communication Standard, chemical hazards, Safety Data Sheets, container labels, and best practices.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • •  Describe how the HazCom Standard keeps you safe from the dangers of hazardous chemicals
  • •  List common hazards of chemicals you may encounter
  • •  Describe how Safety Data Sheets can help you work safely with chemicals
  • •  Explain what to look for on chemical container labels that can help you determine if the chemical is hazardous
  • •  Recognize how to keep yourself safe when working with chemicals.
HazCom: What You Need to Know covers the following topics:
Hazardous Chemicals
  • •  HazCom Standard
  • •  Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
  • •  Hazards of Chemicals
  • •  Chemical Classification
  • •  Chemical Inventory
Safety Data Sheets
  • •  Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)
  • •  How to Use SDSs
  • •  Label elements
  • •  Labeling
  • •  Relabeling
Keeping Safe
  • •  Training
  • •  Written Program
  • •  Keep Yourself Safe

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