<p>The exposure to hazardous chemicals is a risk faced by Americans in workplaces every day. This course identifies hazardous substances that can be found in the workplace and cause harm to employees if not properly handled. Topics in this course include: Hazards, Spills and Releases, Emergency Response Plan, HAZMAT Team, DOT Labeling, OSHA Labels, Waste Labels, and Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG). After completing this course, learners will be able to recognize how to properly respond to a spill or release of a hazardous chemical. </p>
After this course learners will be able to recognize what hazardous materials are and be able to identify the members of the hazardous material (hazmat) team. recognize the difference between a spill and a release. recognize the department of transportation’s (dot) labels and placards and the information that must be on hazardous substance containers.