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Safety News You Need: Hazard Communication

Jul 23, 2020

Workers need to know the hazards present on the job site to stay safe.Drums with hazardous chemicals This week’s Safety News You Need includes tools to help you effectively communicate with your workers about the hazards and risks they face.

  • OSHA requires employers with hazardous chemicals in their workplace to develop and implement a hazard communication program. Follow these six steps to ensure your program is effective. Read more
  • Cleaning and disinfecting are important measures in the fight against COVID-19. However, it’s important to know what chemicals are in the products you use and how they could impact workers’ health. Learn the hazards associated with certain cleaning products and how workers can protect themselves. Read more
  • A key to effective hazard communication is training workers to recognize the labels attached to different pieces of equipment and materials, and to understand the hazards associated with them. Use this quick guide as a hazard communication training tool. Learn more
  • Safety data sheets (SDS) are critical communication tools for understanding how to handle and use hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Learn what information an SDS provides and how workers can use them to stay safe on the job. Read more
Related Links

Hazards and Hazardous Material On-demand Webinars
Mental Focus Training for the Industrial Worker
Hazardous Material Management and Hazard Communication
ANSI/ASSP Z390.1-2017, Accepted Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs

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