OSH 4410: Managerial Issues in Hazardous Materials

Description

A review of principles and best practices related to management of hazardous materials and wastes in the workplace. Covers OSHA, EPA, and DOT requirements regarding labeling, handling, and transportation of hazardous materials as well as hazard communication and training in the workplace. Hazardous material spill response is also discussed.

Objectives

  1. Examine standards that govern the management of hazardous substances in the workplace.
  2. Explain the hazard communication requirements for hazardous materials used in the workplace.
  3. Evaluate workplace scenarios involving hazardous substances.
  4. Develop a basic hazard communication training program.
  5. Apply industry best practices for managing hazardous substances.
  6. Discuss transportation requirements for hazardous substances.
  7. Examine methods of monitoring effectiveness of programs related to hazardous substances.
  8. Develop a basic hazardous materials spill response plan.

PreRequisites

  1. OSH 3001
  2. OSH 3640

Textbook(s)

Hazardous material management and hazard communication

Publisher: American Society of Safety Engineers (2012)
Author: Haight, J. M. (Ed.).
ISBN: 9781885581716
Price: (No information available)

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