Hazard Communication Awareness – OSHA Standards
No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
LO1: Explain what the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is and when it was adopted by OSHA
LO2: Explain what each GHS pictogram identifies
LO3: Explain why the GHS is needed
LO4: Explain the role of the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) LO5: Describe what is included in SDSs
LO6: Explain what signal words are
LO7: Explain how carcinogens are classified under the GHS
LO8: Explain how acute toxicity is classified under the GHS
LO9: Describe GHS chemical and safety labels
The aim of this course is to introduce the Globally Harmonized System which is used to classify and label chemicals.
Employers should provide additional training when a new hazard/procedure/condition or piece of equipment is introduced into the workplace or “unscheduled” refresher training is recommended as directed to address inadequacies in knowledge and to address unsafe acts/deviations from procedures.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.