|Employee Hazcom Training Program
Each University department shall
designate an employee who will oversee the Hazard Communication program and conduct
department-specific training for all members of that department.
trainers will receive their training at special "Train-The-Trainer"
seminars conducted by the Environmental Health & Safety Department.
- At Initial Assignment
- Whenever New Hazards Are Introduced
- Annual Review Is Required
Employees must be informed of:
- Requirements of Regulations
- Any Operations in Their Area Where Hazardous Chemicals Are
- Location and Availability of MSDS and Plan
Training must cover:
- Method to Detect Presence of Release
- Physical and Health Hazards
- Measures for Personal Protection
- Details of Company Plan
- Five Stages of Program
- Material Safety Data Sheets
- Marking and Labeling System
- Employee Training
- Written Plan
- Chemical Inventory List
- Describe Policies and Procedures
- Hazard Detection
- Spill Response
- Use of Protective Equipment
Open Book Test
It will take a minimum of 30 to 45 minutes to conduct the
basic Hazard Communication Training. If there are any specific hazardous substances or
situations to be trained on, the session will take longer to complete, depending on the
type and number of hazardous substances.
- Office Employees with no specific hazardous substances
- 30 - 45 minutes per session
- Paint Shop Employees with 4 specific substances to be
trained on (paints, solvents, etc.)
- 1 to 1½ hours, depending on their training needs
Train on any substance having an OSU (HMLS) rating of...
- HEALTH: 3 or above
- FLAMMABILITY: 3 or above
REACTIVITY: 2 or above
If none of the above, choose 4 or 5 of the worst substances
that you do have and use them in the training.
Name: __________________________ Dept.: __________________________
- MSDS means ________________________________________________
- What does this emblem mean?
Where can you expect to see it?
- This training session is your required Hazard Communication training.
True or False (circle one)
- Where are the MSDS/s kept for your department?
- If you have a question about the safe use of a chemical, always consult your