Purpose and Objectives
The purpose of this course is to heighten employee safety awareness involving hazardous materials at all USG Institutions, and to comply with the law.
The goal is to educate employees and student workers on the importance and benefits of properly recognizing and safely working with hazardous materials. After completing this course, you will be able to:
Understand the requirements of Georgia’s Right to Know law
Recognize key provisions of OSHA’s updated Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
Distinguish hazards among nine new standardized hazard “Pictograms”
Identify six new standardized chemical hazard label elements
Locate information about hazardous chemicals in the new 16-section Safety Data Sheets