OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200 - Hazard Communication & 2012 Revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) Training Certification
- OSHA states that employer's must train all affected employees on the new label elements (i.e., pictograms, hazard statements, precautionary statements, and signal words) and safety data sheets format to facilitate recognition and understanding no later than December 1, 2013, while full compliance with the final rule will begin in 2015.
- It is important to ensure that when employees begin to see the new labels and SDS's in their workplaces, they will be familiar with them, understand how to use them, and access the information effectively.
- The changes focus on: Hazard Classification, Labeling and Marking, Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and Information Distribution and Training.
- This course is designed to assist employees in learning about work hazards, how to protect themselves, and include the revisions that align with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
Who Should Take This Course: All workers exposed to hazardous chemicals in all industrial sectors, all employers who subject their employees to hazardous chemicals and all employers who have employees that are exposed to hazardous chemicals.
OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard, Globally Harmonized System of Classification (GHS), the primary Hazard Communications Standard responsibilities for employers, Understand the key changes to OSHA's HazCom Standard, GHS Compliance Dates, Hazard Classification (provides new criteria for classifying chemical hazards), Labels (must include a signal word, pictogram, hazard statement and precautionary statement), Safety Data Sheets (SDS's must follow a new, 16-section format), Information Distribution and Training.
COST: $55 per person. Certificate upon completion.