Hazardous Substances & Industrial Hygiene (30 hrs) Online

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This course will introduce the contents of 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Z, which deals with toxic and hazardous substances.

This course will focus on the aspects of Subpart Z, which deal with keeping hazardous chemicals and materials from negatively affecting your health. This includes the use of personal protective equipment, decontamination procedures in the event of exposure to hazardous materials, and the procedures in place for conducting first aid and recording an incident of exposure in the workplace.

Description

Description

This course will introduce the contents of 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Z, which deals with toxic and hazardous substances.

This course will focus on the aspects of Subpart Z, which deal with keeping hazardous chemicals and materials from negatively affecting your health. This includes the use of personal protective equipment, decontamination procedures in the event of exposure to hazardous materials, and the procedures in place for conducting first aid and recording an incident of exposure in the workplace.

 

Course Objectives

Learning Objectives:
– Understand the OSH Act, the functions and resources of OSHA
– Become aware of the OSHA inspection priorities and describe the inspection process
– Know the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees under the OSH Act
– Learn the major hazards associated with general industry work and how to avoid, protect or control them. This includes:
-Slips, trips, falls associated with walking and working surfaces
-Effective Egress and fire protection program
-Outline the general requirements for general safety standards
-Flammable and combustible liquids and gasses
-Hazards of chemicals
-Electrical hazards
-Understand the value of personal protective equipment, usage and limitations
-Learn the basic elements of a safety and health program