Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Understand the general requirements of HazCom 2012 and why employers must have a HazCom training program for their employees.
  • Understand key terms associated with HazCom 2012.
  • Identify the risks of working with hazardous chemicals.
  • List the six steps to an effective HazCom program.
  • Describe the written Hazard Communication program.
  • Discuss required HazCom label elements and how they are used.
  • Discuss the major components of a safety data sheet and how they are used.
  • Identify employee training requirements.
  • Describe a hazard statement.
  • Identify the purpose of a pictogram.
  • List the four types of precautionary statements.
  • Know the difference between “Warning” and “Danger.”