The class will help students understand workplace chemical hazards and their impact on human health. First part will focus on Toxicology and explaining how different chemicals impact human body through exposure, absorption, metabolic processes and excretion.
The second part of the class will provide students with tools for identifying hazardous chemicals in the work place and for managing them in a safely manner. During the class OSHA’s HAZCOM standard 1910.1200 will be reviewed, SDS components will be explained, and manufacturer and workplace label requirements will be studied.
Every employee using chemicals in the work place, supervisors, as well as health and safety professionals that would like to improve existing programs or put the basis of a new one will benefit from taking this class.
OSHA Training Institute and Education Center of KSC
Title: Advanced Hazard Communication: Moving Your Program from Right to Know to Right to Understand!
8:00-8:50 Introduction to Hazard Communication and the Safety Data Sheet
9:00-9:50 How to Find Out About Hazardous Chemicals
10:00-10:50 Safety Data Sheets and Container Labels
11:00-11:50 Converting information to action using an SDS
1:00-1:50 Information and Training
2:00-2:50 Intro to Toxicology
8:00-8:50 Routes of Entry
9:00-9:50 Threshold Dose: setting air concentration limits from toxic effects in humans and animals
10:00-10:50 Regulatory Toxicology
11:00-11:50 Target organ: lung
12:45 -1:30 Target organ: skin
1:45 - 2:30 Systemic toxicity
2:45- 4:00 Defining an effective and compliant HC Policy, Plan and procedure/Reviewing your HazCom plan/ The future of HazCom