HAZCOM Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
This course is a 3-hour Live Class offered in both English and Spanish for Residential and Commercial Contractors.
This introductory-level HazCom training course is based on OAR 437-002-0360 and includes the most current revisions to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), including the 2012 revisions incorporating the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
The goal of our HAZCOM Globally Harmonized System (GHS) class is to train participants how to understand the requirements of Hazard Communication under globally recognized standards.
This class is approved for 3 credit hours of Continuing Education credits with Oregon Construction Contractor Board
Live Class – Cost $199
Provider Name: American Contractors Organization, Inc.
Teaching Method: Interactive Student Participation
Instructor: Bernardo Ozuna, Pedro Benard, or Aaron Lamson – CHST
Assistant: Cecilia De La Rosa, Executive Director
Contact information: For questions, please call us (971) 645-4292 during office hours (9:00am – 5:00pm) or send us an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email and Phone responses will be answered same day between 9:00am – 5:00pm, for emails after 5:00pm, the next business day. Bilingual (English/Spanish) assistance available.
- Live Class – Student must have means of transportation to classroom facility (facility is ADA compliant).
- Student must bring valid, government issued, photo ID
- Course instructor will be available in person between 8:30am and 11:30am PST on the day of class.
The course syllabus will be available on the Website prior to purchase.
American Contractors Organization is responsible for the content of this course.
Do you have chemicals in your workplace? Do you understand what Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are for? This is one of the most cited workplace violations in the State and this class will help prepare you and your company to better understand how to develop a HAZCOM Program.
In the event of any hazardous situation, employees and employers must be prepared to handle the event effectively and in the safest possible manner. This requires strict adherence to the HazCom and GHS standards established by OR-OSHA. Hazard Communication Awareness (HazCom/GHS) for All Industries ensures that course participants are aware of fundamental hazard communication principles and is drawn from the most recent updates to OAR 437.
NOTICE: This training course has been developed directly from OR-OSHA standards and is intended to help employees meet the basic training requirements for Hazard Communication. It follows OAR 437-002-0360 Hazard Communication.
This introductory-level HazCom training course is based on OAR 437-002-0360 and includes the most current revisions to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), including the 2012 revisions incorporating the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Course topics include:
- HazCom background and definitions
- OAR 437-002-0360
- The Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
- The benefits the HazCom standard affords employees
- Employer HazCom programs
- Hazardous chemicals, inventories, and labels
- Hazard classification
- HazCom responsibilities for employees, employers, manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, and importers
- A worker’s right to know
- Written programs
- HazCom checklist
- Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
- When additional HazCom training is needed
- Resources for HazCom information
- Understanding precautionary statements, pictograms, and signal words
Note: Employers will have the option to have Shield of Armor consultants assist in the development of their program.