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HAZWOPER: Chemical Fundamentals - Online Training Course (013918)
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HAZWOPER: Chemical Fundamentals - Online Training Course

High-impact training covering the essentials of understanding chemical hazards (HAZWOPER). Read more.

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Product Code: 51584, 66635


This HAZWOPER training course is designed to inform learners of how chemical-related terms are defined, the health and physical hazards, properties, stability, reactivity, and toxicity of chemicals, and the routes, symptoms, types, and effects of chemical exposure.

  • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Intro to Chemicals
      • What is a Chemical?
      • Understanding the Chemicals in Your Workplace
    • Types of Chemical Hazards
      • Health Hazards
      • Physical Hazards
      • Other Hazards
    • Properties of a Chemical
      • Definitions
      • Properties
    • Stability & Reactivity
      • Chemical Stability
      • Chemical Reactivity
    • Toxicology
      • Toxicity & Dosage
      • Routes of Exposure
      • Exposure Symptoms & Effects
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Discuss the importance of knowing what chemicals are in the workplace
    • Describe the difference between a health hazard and a physical hazard
    • Recognize different chemical properties
    • Explain the difference between stability and reactivity as they pertain to chemicals
    • Discuss toxicity, dose, exposure limits, routes of exposure, and acute and chronic exposure
  • Intended Audience: Any employees who may be involved or expected to engage in:
    1. Hazardous waste cleanup operations where the employee may be exposed to hazardous substances; or
    2. A response to an occurrence which results, or is likely to result, in an uncontrolled release of a hazardous substance
  • Regs Covered: 29 CFR 1910.120, 29 CFR 1910.1200, 29 CFR 1926.65 and 40 CFR 311
  • Length: 50 minutes
  • Language: Available in English and Spanish
  • Copyright Date: 2017

This online course is part of the HAZWOPER: Emergency Response Initial Training: Awareness-Level Responders Curriculum.

To view the other 2 courses included in this curriculum, as well as other levels of emergency responders training, visit the Hazwoper Training Page.

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