Hazard Communication for Healthcare

Course Description

The "Hazard Communication for Healthcare" course is intended to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary for identifying and communicating chemical hazards effectively.

Hazard Communication for Healthcare

What You’ll Learn?

  • What is the Hazard Communications Standard (HCS)?
  • About Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • How many types of precautionary statements does OSHA require?
  • What labels for hazardous chemicals must be included?
  • How does OSHA regulate worker exposure to chemicals?

Course Completion Certification

After completing the Hazard Communication for Healthcare course, participants will be awarded a certification of accomplishment.

What are the major changes to the Hazard Communication Standard?

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) was one of the main changes to the Hazard Communications Standard (HCS). The goal of this alignment was to make a standard way to classify and talk about chemical hazards around the world. The main changes included revised standardized labels, Safety Data Sheets (SDS) format, as well as hazard classification criteria. Under the Hazard Communications Standard, employees are responsible for reading and understanding safety data sheets (SDS) for dangerous chemicals in their workplace.

Hazard Communication Training

Hazard Communication Training is an important educational program that teaches workers how to find, understand, and handle dangerous chemicals in the workplace properly. This training usually covers topics such as hazard classification, proper communication of chemical risks, and safety data sheets (SDS) in a way that makes the workplace safer.

AHC’s Hazard Communication for Healthcare

AHC's Hazard Communications for Healthcare is a completely online course. Participants can do this training at any time, and anywhere. Comfortable learning environments help employees get information.