Hazard Communication [HazCom]

Course Description

The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) provides information to workers and employers about various chemical hazards that exist in the workplace, and what protective measures they can take in order to prevent the adverse effects of such hazards.

This course gives you a basic understanding of how to deal with hazardous chemicals and how workers can prevent and protect themselves from fatal chemical hazards.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Friday October 18, 2019
Federal Standard:
29 CFR 1910.1200




1 hour
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Course Objectives

  1. Understand the purpose of the Hazard Communication Standards [HCS]
  2. Learn about labels & MSDSs
  3. Recognize physical & health hazards associated with hazardous chemicals
  4. Recognize symbols used to identify hazards
  5. Explore how to prepare & implement a hazard communication program
  6. Study training & its importance
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Course Content

  1. The Hazard Communication [HAZCOM] Standard
  2. Hazardous Materials
  3. Definitions
  4. Labels
  5. Material Safety Data Sheet [MSDS]
  6. Symbols
  7. Hazards
  8. Controlling physical & health hazards
  9. Hazards Communication program
  10. Training
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System Requirements

The elements listed below are the minimum system requirements to take this online course. While you may use the minimum requirements, your experience online will be greatly enhanced through the use of a faster internet connection, i.e. cable or DSL as opposed to ‘dial-up’.

  • IBM PC Compatible Computer [200 MHz processor with 32MB RAM]
  • Sound Card with speakers or headphones
  • SVGA [800×600] video card, driver, and monitor
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Internet connection [minimum 56Kbps recommended]
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or greater [free download]
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