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HazCom: Right-To-Know for Healthcare Facilities

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20 to 22 minutes
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Standard Definition
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Flash Player
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Mastery Technologies, Inc.
Original Content Producer
Marcom, Ltd
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You don't have to be a chemist or work in an industrial setting to be exposed to hazardous chemicals. Everyone comes into contact with potentially hazardous substances on a daily basis. "Right to know" information found through material safety data sheets, hazardous communication programs and labels are a pivotal tool for safe use of hazardous materials. This video reviews and provides information workers can gather to reduce risks associated with hazardous materials you may come into contact with while working at your healthcare facility.

With this step-by-step video, workers learn to use material safety data sheets, or MSDS's, to answer questions regarding a chemical's names, proper usage, company of origin and hazardous ingredients as well as hazards associated with its use.

The next source of information addressed in the program is a substance's label, which shows the names of any hazardous materials, health, fire and reactivity hazards associated with the substance, and steps needed to avoid unsafe use. Labels and MSDS's work with a company's hazardous communication programs, which list the hazardous materials a company uses and other useful information.

The program's addresses technical terms found in "right to know" information and helps workers understand them to avoid potential problems. The online video training covers different types of hazards, such as toxic substances, irritants, combustibles, flammables, corrosives, carcinogens, and radiation, while explaining dangers and traits associated with each substance.

The program shows how proper safety equipment and storage are a big part of a safe worksite using hazardous materials. The training shows proper techniques to handle exposure to materials.

"Right to know" information increases a worker's knowledge of risks, and, when paired with knowing the precautions needed to avoid accidents, it can help ensure chemicals are used safely. Use this online training to prepare workers at your healthcare facility to understand and safely work with hazardous substances.

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  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 7 days to complete the course

Healthcare workers

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • MSDS
  • Labels
  • Technical Terms
  • Toxic Substances
  • Corrosives & Irritants
  • Flammables & Combustibles
  • Other Hazards
  • PPE & Chemical Storage
  • Exposure Situations
  • Hazardous Spills
  • Review

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