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Revised Hazard Communication Standard Training

This training program provides attendees with a review of significant revisions to OSHA’s Hazard Communications Standard Training

The presentation provides employers (members) with specific information about the new Global Harmonization System (GHS). This program also provides attendees with the training required for employees by December 1, 2013 as part of OSHA’s transitional timeline for implementation of the new GHS for Hazard Communication. The training reviews the GHS, key terminology, revised elements for labels, and the new information required for Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

Warning labels on hazardous chemicals found the workplace are changing, and OSHA has set a Dec. 1 deadline for training employees in how to recognize these new labels.

To help NECA contractors satisfy this OSHA requirement, NECA offered the necessary training in a webinar on November 14, 2013, which included the new hazardous material labeling and the new SDS format. Any employees of NECA member companies needing to satisfy this training requirement are invited to participate. As required, the training will also provide a detailed overview of the new requirements for Safety Data Sheets (SDSs).

NOTE: This webinar was recorded for future viewing. Participants must register for the webinar under their own name, receive a score or at least 80% on the quiz, complete an online survey once they finish watching the recording, and email education@necanet.org to obtain a certificate of participation. 

Training Provided By NECA

Take the GHS SDS Webinar Quiz
(This is mandatory for those that wish to obtain a certificate of completion credits for attending the webinar. You must answer 4 of 5 questions correctly to be given credit.)

Download or View a recording of the webinar training  

(This link will take you to the recording information page, you will be required to register with your company name, member ID and chapter before downloading. Each individual who wishes to obtain a certificate must register under their own name.)

Training Program Objectives

  • Provide a review of the new label requirements in the Hazardous Communication Standard – HCS
  • Explain the need and use and implementation of the new Global Harmonization System – GHS
  • Provide the required training for employees relative to the new label elements
  • Review the new criteria and components for safety data sheets – SDS
  • Review examples of new required labels and the new format for Safety Data Sheets (SDS 

After attending this training program the student will be able to:

  • Identify the new elements for hazard warning labels and recognize the revisions to the Safety Data Sheets
  • Understand why a global harmonization system for Hazard Communication is being implemented
  • Understand precautionary measures, hazard warning statements, signal words, first aid requirements, and other necessary information on the new warning labels.
  • Know where additional resources can be found and how to obtain a copy of the standard.
  • Understand methods of including the revised Hazardous Communication information into employers current safety programs.

Training Resources Provided for NECA Contractors & Employees

Obtaining CEU's

Participants in the live webinar event were required to have attended 75% of the live webinar, complete the post-program evaluation, and complete the five question quiz with a score of at least 80%. Individuals that complete these requirements will earn 0.1 IACET CEUs and will be emailed a certificate to that effect within 30 days. Individuals who view the recording of the webinar are not eligible for CEUs, but can receive a certificate of participation.

NECA has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Under the IACET Standard 0.1 CEUs equals one learning hour.

If you have any questions on obtaining CEU credits for this event, contact education@necanet.org. For more information on this webinar, OSHA HazCom or SDS regulations, contact Mike Johnston (MJ@necanet.org)