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Hazard Communications Training 2022

Ended Jun 30, 2022

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Full course description

Course Introduction

This course is to provide non-research employees with the information needed to be able to identify hazards associated with chemicals they may be exposed to in their workplace; how to properly label chemicals in accordance with global harmonization system; and how to protect themselves from chemical hazards during normal work and in the event of a chemical emergencies.

This training is intended for Indiana University community members only.  If you need to complete this training as a guest user, you may request access to the course at

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Know how to read and understand chemical hazard labels.

Module Topics Include

  • OSHA regulations
  • How chemicals enter the body
  • Detecting the presence of a hazardous chemical
  • Factors which affect chemical exposure
  • Physical and health hazards
  • Measures to protect yourself
  • Labeling
  • Safety data sheets
  • Handling wastes and spills

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 1 hour

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: All IU employees who may be exposed to hazardous chemicals under normal operating conditions or in foreseeable emergencies. Does not apply for laboratory personnel.