MSHA - Hazard Communication*

Learning objectives

  • Recognize the purpose, scope and elements of the hazard communication standard.
  • Recognize the physical and health hazards inherent with hazardous chemicals.
  • Identify the purpose of a Safety Data Sheet, and its components.
  • Identify chemicals and their hazards, through labeling and warning practices.
  • Recognize the information and training required by the Hazard Communication Standard.

Course overview

The goal of this lesson is for mining contractors to recognize and understand the required elements of their company's written hazard communication program, including how to identify and evaluate chemical hazards using the GHS international classification of chemical hazards, label elements, and Safety Data Sheets. This lesson does not address the use of labels, markings or other communication methods that are mine or facility-specific and not within the scope of this lesson.

* This course is an additional fee, and is not part of the standard HSI course pricing tiers. Please speak with a specialist to determine pricing of this course.

  • 17 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
Course Outline
  • Elements of Hazard Communication
  • Recognizing Chemical Hazards
  • Identifying Chemical Hazard Information
  • 29 CFR 1910.1200, Hazard Communication Standard, Appendices A-E (Mandatory)
  • OSHA Part 1910, Subpart Z, Toxic and Hazardous Substances
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