What Is HAZCOM Training? When and How Often to Get Certified

If you’ve recently hired a new employee who will be working with hazardous materials, or a current employee has agreed to work with additional hazardous materials, they’ll need to complete HAZCOM training. HAZCOM stands for hazardous communications, and training for it is required by OSHA. Barclay Brand Ferdon provides HAZCOM training for businesses in New Jersey and New York. Here, we take a closer look at what you need to know about HAZCOM training.

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November 5th & 6th: OSHA 10-Hour Compliance: 2-Day Training (click to view full description)
 
10-Hour, 2-day Program, South Plainfield NJ Training Center
Day 1: 9am – 3pm (Sign in & Continental Breakfast 8:30am)
Day 2: 9am – 3pm (Continental Breakfast 8:30am)
$ 349 per student + tax
 
November 19th: Hazard Communications (Hazcom Update) (click to view full description)
 
4-Hour Program, South Plainfield NJ Training Center
9am – 1pm
$ 179 per student + tax
 
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Training Requirement by December 1st, 2013 for Revised Hazard Communication Standard

The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard has recently been revised to include new requirements which will be phased in over the next two and half years. Facilities and operations with any hazardous chemicals or materials must complete employee training by December 1, 2013.
This rule applies to all companies even if they only have one “Hazardous Chemical” on site such as:
        battery powered fork lift trucks battery acid
        Propane powered industrial units
        Food facilities who use chemicals for cleaning
The OSHA updates to the Hazard Communication Standard includes all operations and facilities which have at least one hazardous chemical on site.
The revisions are the result of OSHA’s alignment of the Hazard Communication Standard with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. The training, to be provided by December 1, 2013, must include information on the Standard’s new labeling and safety data sheet (SDS) format requirements.

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