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Chemical Hazards (JS013)


Description
Most chemicals used in the workplace have some hazard potential. This includes both process chemicals and cleaning chemicals. Employees have both a need and a legal right to know the hazards and identities of the chemicals they are exposed to and employers have the responsibility to identify the potential hazards of chemicals, train their employees, and provide proper PPE.

In this program you will learn the chemical terms and concepts necessary to understand chemical hazards, to identify the potential hazards of chemicals, and to determine the proper protection required for employees.

Average test certification time 1 hour. Average program study time 4-6 hours. All program materials available online.
Content
  • Program Introduction
  • Instructions
  • Tutorial: Using the Learning Management System
  • Program
  • 1.Introduction
  • 2. History
  • 3. Material Safety Data Sheets
  • How to Read a Safety Data Sheet
  • 4. Considerations Regarding MSDS Format
  • 5. Development of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
  • 7. Addressing Hazard Communication Issues
  • 8. Conclusion
  • 9. Investigations & Case Studies
  • Certification Exam
  • Chemical Hazards Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 1 year