Hazard Communication

Hazard Communication

Learn the importance of hazard communication and how you can keep yourself and others safe from hazards.

Updated Jun 22, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Recognize the importance of communicating hazards in the workplace
  • Identify the components of your company's hazard communication plan
  • List the types of information available on Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Identify the information that must be included on hazardous substance labels
Course Description

Every day, millions are exposed to workplace hazards that can cause serious injury. Workers who face injury aren’t the only ones who pay, either; for their employers, the consequences can be dire, including lost productivity, income, and opportunity. In this course, you’ll learn about the various types of workplace hazards, the US Department of Occupational Health and Safety (OSHA) requirements that are designed to prevent those hazards, and communications you should have in place in your workplace to promote safety. You’ll also learn how to read a Safety Data Sheet (SDS).