Hazard Communication

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Contributor Price - $125.00
Non-Contributor Price - $225.00

The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is now aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). This update to the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) will provide a common and coherent approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets.

Topics Covered

Hazard classification: Provides specific criteria for classification of health and physical hazards.

Labels: Chemical manufacturers and importers are required to provide a label that includes a harmonized signal word pictogram, and hazard statement for each hazard class and category. Precautionary statements must also be provided.

Safety Data Sheets: Learn the new specified 16-section format.

Information and training: Employers are required to train workers by December 1, 2013 on the new labels elements and safety data sheets format to facilitate recognition and understanding

Who Should Attend? All workers, supervisors, managers, and owners should attend this course to learn what their roles and responsibilities are under OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Participants Will Receive: Health Hazards in Construction Workbook and Field Guide CD with “Do-it-yourself” Training Materials (Student Handout, Test/Exercise and PowerPoint) and a Completion Card that is valid for 4 years.

Note: Contributor pricing is for any contractor or contractor employee that contributes to the Chicagoland Construction Safety Council with a penny per hour (or more) contribution through the various building trade unions or trade associations in Chicago. These include Bricklayers, Carpenters, Cement Masons, Electricians, Glaziers, Iron Workers, Laborers, Mechanical Contractors (members of MCA), Plasterers, Operating Engineers, Sheet Metal Workers, Teamsters, Technical Engineers, and Tuckpointers.