HAZWOPER: Understanding Chemical Hazards

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DVD: $249.00
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SKU
MARHAZ
Video Length
21 minutes
Closed Captioning
Yes
Support Materials
Yes
Employee Quiz
Yes
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Hazardous materials and waste are part of many work situations, and can be found on many types of job sites. OSHA feels that it is so important for employees to know how to recognize these potentially dangerous substances (as well as how to handle and dispose of them properly) they have mandated that anyone working with these substances receive comprehensive training in this area.

In 1976, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to regulate the handling of hazardous waste "from cradle to grave". Since then other regulations have followed, including OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.120, also known as HAZWOPER. As part of these regulations, there are varying requirements for employee training, depending on an employee's specific level of involvement with hazardous materials.

This training product on "HAZWOPER: Understanding Chemical Hazards" introduces employees to chemical hazard regulations and provides training on the various types of hazardous chemicals found in industrial environments.

Topics covered in these products include:

  • Chemical hazard concepts.
  • Types of hazardous chemicals.
  • Characteristics and effects of various types of chemicals.
  • The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
  • Container labeling.
  • Safe handling practices.
  • Use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Spills and cleanup.
  • and more.
  • Materials in the Kit:

  • 21 minute DVD or VHS program
  • An easy-to-use leader's guide
  • Scheduling and attendance forms
  • Employee quiz
  • Training Certificate.
  • Available in English and Spanish.

    DVDs are subtitled and allow the course to be played from beginning to end or by section, and are indexed so that sections can be accessed in any order.

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