Hazard Communication Training

Chemical Hygiene Policy
Hazard Communication Plan


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General Training

Hazardous Chemical Training
Right To Know
Training Evaluation
Employee Confirmation of Policy Awareness
Department Compliance Checklist

Employee Information And Training

The outline below refers to information that every employee should know. After filling in the blanks below you will have an outline that may be used when presenting the employee training.

 Part I - General Training

1. Information--the written Hazard Communication Program contains:

A. Introduction
B. Standard Summary
C. Hazard Determination Policy
D. Labeling Policy
E. Sample In-House Label
F. Material Safety Data Sheet Policy
G. Hazardous Chemicals Inventory
H. Material Safety Data Sheets
I. Employee Information and Training Program Policy
J. Employee Information and Training Program Outline

2. Employees can view the written Hazard Communication program at:

The office of a department director, area manager, shop supervisor, the college safety department or on the Safety Department web page .

A. If necessary to view program or MSDS and access is not otherwise available, contact the campus police for immediate access to information.

3. Employees can view the written Hazardous Communication Program anytime they are working.

4. Containers of hazardous chemicals in this work are labeled in this way:

A. Location of labels on containers (show examples)

B. The labels contain this information:

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Part II - Hazardous Chemical Training

Training should be given for every hazardous chemical in your work area. Use this page for outlining the information you will present for each hazardous chemical. Make copies of this page as needed.

Name of hazardous chemical:

 

Hazards of chemical:

 

Health Hazards/ Physical Hazards

 

Detection of and protection against chemical (appropriate work practices, personal protective equipment to be used):

 

Emergency procedures to be followed (in case of accident):

 

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Part III - Right to Know

As stated in the Employee Information and Training Program section of this written Hazard Communication program employees must be informed of the hazards associated with non-routine tasks and of the hazards of chemicals in unlabeled pipes. Even if you do not include this information in your Employee Information and Training Program, the method you will use to inform employees of these two types of hazards must be included in the written Hazard Communication Program.

Describe below how you will inform employees of these two types of hazards:

Non-routine tasks:

Unlabeled pipes:

To aid you in following through with this requirement, list every non-routine task and unlabeled pipe in your work area, and then fill in the adjacent spaces:

Non-routine task Employee(s) asked to perform task (if known) (Table)

Unlabeled pipe Hazards of chemical in pipe (Table)

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Employee Information and Training Evaluation

INSTRUCTIONS: Check the appropriate box. If you mark "No," please explain on the back of this evaluation form. You may also used the back of this sheet to give any comments you may have on how to improve our Employee Information and Training Program.

Information:

1. I have been informed of the new Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) requirements.
[Y] [N]

2. I have been informed of the operations in my work area where hazardous chemicals are present.
[Y] [N]

3. I have been informed of the location and availability of the written Hazard Communication Program, for my work area which includes a list of hazardous chemicals and their material safety data sheets (MSDSs).
[Y] [N]

Training:

1. I have been taught the methods and observations that will help me detect the presence or release of any hazardous chemical in my work area.
[Y] [N]

2. I have been taught the physical and health hazards of the chemicals in my work area.
[Y] [N]

3. I have been taught how to protect myself from the hazardous chemicals in my work area. This included appropriate work practices and personal protective equipment to be used.
[Y] [N]

4. I have been taught emergency procedures to be followed in the event of accidental contact with or release of a hazardous chemical in my work area.
[Y] [N]

5. I have been taught how to use the labeling system and the material safety data sheets (MSDSs) in my work area.
[Y] [N]

Employee Signature:_________________________________

Date:____________________

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Addendum - Employee Confirmation of Policy Awareness

An employee's signature on this form indicates that:

 

I have read the policy statements contained in the written Hazard Communication Program.

 

I am aware that a copy of the policy statements contained in the written Hazard Communication Program is available to me upon my request.

 

Employee Signature:_________________________________

 

Date:____________________

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Department Compliance Checklist

When you complete an item below, place a check in the corresponding box. When the checklist is completed, you may want to keep it on file for future reference.

[  ]  Compile a Hazardous Chemicals Inventory and turn it into the Safety Office.

[  ]  Understand the policies and fill in the blanks contained in the written Hazard Communication Program for your department

[  ]  Be sure your work area is in compliance with these policies.

[  ]  Keep a complete copy of the Hazardous Chemicals Inventory in the appropriate department or work area and insure its accessibility to employees.

[  ]  Be sure every hazardous chemical container is properly labeled.

[  ]  Be sure a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for every chemical on the Hazardous Chemicals Inventory is readily accessible for any employee.

[  ]  Prepare an Employee Information and Training Program and provide a copy of it to the Safety Office.

[  ]  Be sure every employee has successfully completed the requirements of the Employee Information and Training Program for your department.

[  ]  Signed the Employee Information and Training Evaluation, and signed the Employee Confirmation of Policy Awareness (a copy is included in the Addendum of the written Hazard Communication Program).

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