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EOS 018: Hazard Communication / Right-to-Know

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Duration:
1 Hour
Course Purpose:
The purpose of this course is to provide training to ensure all University employees understand that they have both a need and a right to know about the hazards and identities of the chemicals to which they are exposed and the necessary protective measures to prevent injury or illness.
Who Should Attend:
Required annually for all University employees who are New York State employees.
NEW! EH&S On-lineTraining!
EH&S is now offering this training class on-line through the Blackboard e-Education platform. Taking the class on-line provides the same "credit" that you get when you attend the "live" classroom version. The on-line version can also be used to review the course material after you have taken the live class, or to take the annual refresher class, when required. Instructions on enrolling are here: http://www.stonybrook.edu/ehs/training/
Topics Covered:
  • Overview of the Dept. of Environmental Health & Safety
  • Hazard Communication Standard
  • Employer's Responsibilities
  • Employee's Rights and Responsibilities
  • Manufacturer’s Responsibilities (precautionary labeling)
  • Chemical Labeling
  • Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Updates to Chemical Labeling and Safety Data Sheets
  • Labeling Systems (NFPA 704/HMIS)
  • Health Hazards
  • Physical Hazards
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Safety Controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Fire Safety
Course Materials

* Classes with insufficient registration will be cancelled


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