This 3.5-hour course prepares trainers to present effective educational programs regarding occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals and harmful substances. Course content equips trainers to meet or exceed the recently revised OSHA training requirements in 29 CFR 1910.1200.
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018. Ledyard Fire Company, Ledyard, CT. 1-4:30 PM. Registration form
The program is intended for all employers, including business & industry, construction, utilities, emergency medical services, fire/rescue, law enforcement, healthcare, and others.
Chip Darius has presented this course in multiple states since 1991, updating and refining the materials to reflect the latest OSHA requirements, CDC recommendations, NIOSH and ACGIH exposure limits information, and industry best practices. Course content includes:
OSHA regulations: 1910.1200, 1910.1020, 1910 subparts I and K, 1926.59, 1926 subparts C and D
Federal OSHA and related state-approved OSHA plans
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals
"Right to Know" is now "Right to Understand"
"Material Safety Data Sheet" is now "Safety Data Sheet" with 16 sections
Recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Recommendations from the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health
NIOSH Pocket Guide, WISER, and other resources
Ties to NFPA 1500, Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety & Health Program
Engineering controls, work practices, personal protective equipment
Labeling and marking requirements - signal words, pictograms, hazard statements
Hazard assessments, hazard classes and categories
Spill/release response criteria
Trainer's knowledge requirements
Medical recordkeeping requirements
Training recordkeeping requirements
Techniques for accelerated learning in initial and refresher programs
Training language that should appear in the written Hazard Communication Plan
Protections for employees/volunteers under age 18
Each participant receives an updated Trainer’s Kit filled with information, including:
Scripted easy-to-use presentation notes tied to PowerPoint slides
Applicable OSHA regulations
Quiz master and correction key
Training record forms
The course is updated with the latest changes from federal OSHA. Trainers' frequently asked questions are addressed in the program, and specific questions from participants are welcome.
Following the course, the instructor is available by e-mail and toll-free telephone for answers to those tough follow-up questions.
A test is given at the conclusion of the Train-the-Trainer course. Successful participants receive a color Certificate of Completion recognizing their professional accomplishment.