HAZWOPER: Handling Hazardous Materials
Available for MP4 video download by purchasing a corporate or single-site license.
Hazardous materials and waste are a part of many work situations and can be found in many types of facilities and job sites. It is very important for your employees to know how to recognize these potentially dangerous substances, and how to handle and dispose of them properly. As part of OSHA's HAZWOPER regulations, there are varying requirements for employee training, depending on the employee's specific level of involvement with hazardous materials.
This program will help employees understand the various types of chemicals found in the workplace, how to obtain safety data sheets to use when handling them, and how to respond to a HAZMAT emergency. Topics include:
- The categories of physical and health hazards presented by chemicals
- Chemical labels and Safety Data Sheets
- HAZMAT regulations
- Basic first aid for HAZMAT injuries
- Spill cleanup procedures
- Waste disposal