HAZWOPER Safety Data Sheets Training – [Complete Video Kit]


Empower your employees with essential Safety Data Sheet training for HAZWOPER-regulated hazardous materials cleanups – their safety depends on it! As you know, any HAZWOPER environment comes with an increased potential for accidents or injury.  For this reason, training your employees to stay safe in this scenario is critical.  This employee training on HAZWOPER Safety Data Sheets will help them understand the chemicals and substances they will be dealing with.

This HAZWOPER Safety Data Sheet Training Covers:

  • What are the different types of hazardous chemicals employees might come in contact with while working? (poisons, carcinogens, corrosives, sensitizers, flammables, irritants, etc.)
  • What is a Safety Data Sheet or SDS, and how can it help employees stay safe?
  • What does OSHA require as far as hazard communication?
  • Why are Safety Data Sheets essential to any HAZCOM training or chemical safety training program?
  • How has the Globally Harmonized Standard or GHS changed how hazards are communicated to workers?
  • What four basic questions are Safety Data Sheets designed to answer?:
    1. What is the material, and what are the hazards associated with it?
    2. What should an employee do if something happens while working with this substance?
    3. What precautions must the employee take while working with this substance?
    4. What other information, if any, should a user know about the chemical?
  • What are the different sections of a Safety Data Sheet, and what does each section discuss?:
    • Section 1:  Identifies the material and also lists the contact information for the manufacturer
    • Section 2: Describes the hazards that are associated with the chemical
    • Section 3: Discusses the ingredients of the chemical and also provides the common name
    • Section 4: Discusses basic first aid protocol for the chemical
    • Section 5: Discusses the fire fighting needs for the chemical, including what type of extinguishing media should be used (form, carbon dioxide, water, etc.)
    • Section 6: Discusses the protocol for handling a spill of the chemical, including how to clean up the hazmat, decontamination procedures, and more
    • Section 7: Discusses how the chemical should be handled and stored, including details on ventilation needs, humidity, temperature range, and more
    • Section 8: Discusses the Personal Protective Equipment or PPE that should be used while working with or cleaning up the chemical. This section also includes the chemical Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) or Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs).
    • Section 9: Discusses the chemical and physical properties of the chemical
    • Section 10: Discusses the “reactivity” and “stability” of the substance needed to determine how to store, use, transport, and dispose of the chemical. 
    • Section 11: Outlines the toxicological information and health hazards of the chemical including symptoms of immediate exposure, health hazards, signs when delayed exposure occurs, and likely routes of exposure
    • Section 12: Discusses the ecological information and what effect the substance will have on the environment, including foliage and wildlife
    • Section 13: Discusses the disposal considerations of how to dispose of the chemical appropriately
    • Section 14: Discusses the transport information, including the chemicals packing group, hazard class, UN number, and any special precautions that should be taken while transporting the chemical.  
    • Section 15: Outlines the regulatory information on the chemical 
    • Section 16: This is sort of a “catch-all” section where pertinent information about the chemical can be found that doesn’t fit in any of the other sections

Keeping your workers up to date on training for Safety Data Sheets can help keep them safe on the job. This HAZWOPER SDS training will significantly increase their knowledge of reading, understanding, and using the Safety Data Sheets at your worksite.  The training material is available in either English or Spanish versions and comes on a DVD or USB Stick.

HAZWOPER Safety Data Sheets Training Full-Length Video Preview:

All of our training videos include the following additional resources:

1) A Leader’s Guide

The person giving the training can use the Guide to help facilitate the training and provide additional verbal support to the video. It also includes a sample outline for the training session along with the highlights of the course.

2) An Employee Quiz

Important to be able to test your trainees to make sure they understand and comprehend the training course they just watched.  This is also good for employer documentation for safety training of employees.

3) Answer Key to the Quiz

Ensures the questions are being answered correctly.

4) An Attendance Sheet

Allows you to keep track of who was trained, when the training occurred, who was the instructor, etc. Excellent documentation to prove your training requirements are in order.

5) A Printable “Certificate of Completion”

Allows you to give one to each employee who attends the safety training session.  Can also be kept in an employee file for training documentation.

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