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HAZWOPER: Understanding Chemical Hazards

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A man reading an SDS manuel Two workers in hazmat suits working with toxic substances A diagram of what toxic substaces can do to your body

HAZWOPER: Understanding Chemical Hazards

This online training video shows workers how proper knowledge and safe-handling techniques are a must when using hazardous chemical substances to avoid risky situations and accidents.

The online training video shows workers awareness is first and foremost in workplace safety. Employees learn how to use guides such as Material Safety Data Sheets, container labels and a company's hazard communication program for even seemingly harmless items like cleaners and solvents. The video gives examples of how information can make work safe from hazards posed by toxic substances, irritants, combustibles, flammables, corrosives and carcinogens.

The program addresses the varying degrees to which workers are affected by chemicals, the qualities that can further a chemical's hazards and the language used to describe these factors. What to do in case of exposure is also addressed in the video program with a focus on ingestion, inhalation, exposure to eyes, and splashes and spills.

This course has been updated to include GHS container labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for GHS compliance.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 30 days to complete the course

Workers who use or may be exposed to hazardous chemical substances

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • Container Labels
  • The Written Hazard Communication Program
  • Toxins, Corrosives And Irritants
  • Flammables, Combustibles And Gases
  • Carcinogens And Radiation
  • Exposure Situations
  • Personal Protective Equipment And Storage
  • Spills And Clean-Up
  • Conclusion

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