OSHA’s Hazard Communication final rule requires Chemical manufacturers, importers, distributors and employers to:

  1. Train employees on the new label elements and safety data sheet format by December 1, 2013.
  2. Comply with all modified provisions of this final rule by June 1, 2015 , except:
  3. The Distributor shall not ship containers labeled by the chemical manufacturer or importer unless it is a GHS label after December 1, 2015.

This online course satisfies employee Haz-com training also known as Worker Right To Know.  The training requirements of OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.1200 revised in 2012, the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals and Hazard Communication Standard are met by this course.

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200 (C) states: Each employee who may be “exposed” to hazardous chemicals when working must be provided information and trained prior to initial assignment to work with a hazardous chemical, and whenever the hazard changes. “Exposure” or “exposed” under the rule means that “an employee is subjected to a hazardous chemical in the course of employment through any route of entry (inhalation, ingestion, skin contact or absorption, etc.) and includes potential (e.g., accidental or possible) exposure.”

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • Introduction to HAZ-COM GHS
  • 3 classes of hazards
  • Components of labels
  • Components of pictograms
  • The 16 sections of the new SDS
  • The importance of a written HAZ-COM program
  • Final Exam

Once a person satisfactorily completes the course, a .pdf certificate is immediately created. Please save it to your computer first and then print it out.

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The approximate contact time for this course is 2 hours.

This course is eligible for 1 (one) St. Louis County, MO Mechanical CORE PEU credit.