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Environmental Health & Safety


Chemical Safety - Training

Hazard Communication/Right-to-Know Training

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Employers must provide information and training to their employees about the hazardous chemicals to which they may be exposed in the workplace.

Laboratory employees are required to receive this training on an annual basis, while other employees receive it on a biennial schedule.

This training is required by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard.

Topics covered include:

  • General Chemical Safety
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Locations and means of obtaining SDS
  • Chemical Labeling
  • Chemical Spill Procedures
  • Personal Protective Equipment

Hazardous Waste Awareness Training

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The Refresher for this training is available online.

This training is required on an annual basis for anyone who generates or has the potential to generate hazardous waste. Hazardous Waste Awareness Training is mandated under EPA regulation 40 CFR 265.

Topics covered include:

  • Hazardous Waste Determination and Definitions
  • Hazardous Waste Generator Status
  • Accumulation Limits
  • Container Management
  • Spill Control
  • Hazardous Waste Pick-ups