HAZWOPER: Understanding Chemical Hazards
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 your employees understand the nature and behavior of hazardous chemicals. More importantly, the information provided in this training program will help them work safely around hazardous materials. Topics include:
- Information found on Safety Data Sheets and container labels
- Technical terms regarding exposure
- Routes of entry
- Exposure limits
- Characteristics of the major types of hazardous chemicals
- Preventing exposures
- Responding to exposures and spills or leaks