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OSHA (GHS) Global Harmonization System as Part of HAZCOMM

Instructor: Gregory Pattison
Product ID: 704136
  • Duration: 90 Min

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This training program will provide attendees pertinent information regarding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) GHS requirements and guidelines applicable to the general industry and construction activities and operations with regard to chemicals. The course will also provide up to date answers on OSHA GHS standards, policies, enforcement and regulations.

Why Should You Attend:

The goal of the course is to help participants gain the awareness level necessary to be able to describe major risks, hazards and prevention strategies. One of the key topics to be addressed includes the recognition of major physical and health hazards with regard to workplace chemicals.

  • The question to ask is my workplace as safe as we can make it?
  • Under OSHA GHS what is the employer responsible for?
  • What are the penalties and how will OSHA give us a triple whammy if our organization gets a violation?
  • How can I be proactive and not wait for problems to manifest themselves?

Any and all questions will be addressed, so bring specific GHS questions. OSHA is not the folks you want showing up after a chemical accident. This informative webinar will offer attendees the peace of mind that you now know what strategies to employ at your workplace to reduce risk, and make your employees more confident and productive.

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Know the history of GHS and how it fits into HAZCOMM
  • Select and use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for chemicals in the workplace
  • Apply basic hazard and risk assessment techniques for workplace chemicals
  • Understand basic hazardous materials terms and labeling conventions
    • Know how to read and understand an SDS and MSDS
    • Know how to evaluate risk from chemicals
    • Be aware of the OSHA resources with regards to GHS
  • Formulate an emergency response plan to a chemical workplace incident
  • Be able to implement an appropriate incident command system (ICS) or understand its use by first responders
  • Understand GHS safety and health terminology and behavior
  • Instill self-confidence for employees working with or around hazardous chemicals

Learning Objectives:

  • Attain a familiarity with the biggest change to OSHA in 20 years, GHS
  • Understand risk and safety when handling chemicals in the workplace
  • Learn how this new focus of OSHA GHS targeted enforcement might affect your organization
  • Learn about the modules below to enhance skills, knowledge and confidence
  • Understand the “right to know” for hazardous substances in the workplace
  • Learn where to go for further GHS assistance
  • Learn how to talk with your boss about GHS safety matters
    • Be exposed to the four main components of GHS
    • Effective dates for the multi-phase rollout of the GHS program
    • Be introduced to the physical, health and environmental hazards of workplace chemicals
    • The timetable and transition from MSDS to SDS
  • Know how to read a SDS/MSDS
  • Be able to identify and read the new SDS with pictograms
  • Know the differences between the MSDS and SDS
  • Know the location and existence of the Hazardous Communications Plan

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • GHS as part of HAZCOMM the most misunderstood standard
    • Employee ‘right-to-know’
    • Employer responsibilities
  • New changes to OSHA (mainly GHS)
  • The targeted enforcement program and how it may affect you?
  • General safety requirements
  • Health hazards
  • Physical hazards
  • GHS - the biggest change to OSHA in 20 years
  • Hazardous materials
  • PPEs
    • Training required
    • Inspections
  • Recordkeeping
    • What you need to know about the changes?

Who Will Benefit:

  • Construction companies
  • Subcontractors
  • Excavation
  • Trenching
  • Underground utilities
  • Demolition
  • Job superintendents
  • Project managers
  • Crew leaders and supervisors
  • Safety professionals
  • Senior managers
  • Subcontractors and vendors
  • Any employee working with chemicals

Instructor Profile:

Gregory Pattison is a vice president and senior trainer and OSHA CFR 29 1910—General Industry and 1926—construction expert. Mr. Pattison was a trainer for Fred Pryor and offered general safety trainings throughout the U.S. His entertaining and informative style offers audience knowledge that builds critical concepts and understanding to comply with the safe workplace. He has taught thousands of workers with organizations such as AGC, Department of Energy, FBI, TVA, Exxon, Hess, Hayward Baker, Army Corp of Engineers, Atlanta Demolition, AMEC and Tetra Tech to name just a few.

Mr. Pattison also comes with a lot of experience training large numbers of police officers, firefighters, emergency management, search and rescue, immigration officials and other security personnel in the Middle East. He has reviewed Occupational and Health standards based on U.S. OSHA and helped translate the Emergency Response Guide (ERG) into Arabic. Audiences like his hands-on exercises that reinforce learning and he always provides materials after each training program that attendees can take back and use immediately.

He has certifications in CFP, as a Radiation Safety Officer, DOT Hazardous Materials, IATA, HAZWOPER, Fall Protection, RCRA, General Safety, and asbestos abatement. His areas of deep knowledge include: demolition, power transmission and distribution, toxic and hazardous substances, process safety management, army corp of engineers site safety and health officer, globally harmonized classification and labeling of chemicals, leadership, change management and workplace safety. He also acts a subject matter expert for the largest online driving website, Pro-tread and is an SME for Applied Simulations Technology (AST) Hazmat Helper.

Mr. Pattison graduated from Illinois State University with a B.S. and M. S. degrees. He is a former science school teacher and has developed trainings to be delivered via the internet, webinar and on-site.

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