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Hazard Communication and Chemical Protection in New York, NY | Local USA 829

This class will address the need for on production and off production crew members to be able to identify or question hazardous conditions on the work site in an appropriate manner so that work can proceed safely. Participants will survey the laws that apply to shops, locations, and work sites. participants will also discuss characteristics of substances that workers are exposed to, how they enter the body, and the degrees to which these toxins have an effect, how to identity them, avoid them, and how to deal with them.

Hazard Communication: This module explains what defines a chemical as hazardous to health & safety, what makes a toxic chemical more likely to cause harm to human health, how toxic chemicals affect the body, characteristics of a chemical that can make it hazardous to human health and safety, basic concepts of hazard communications, ventilation, and worker right to information. This module also reviews Global Harmonization Systems

Chemical Protection: This module builds on hazard communication and addresses the hierarchy of controls to protect the body from chemical exposure. Topics covered include routes of exposure to chemicals, strategies to reduce chemical exposure, hierarchy of controls, and personal protective equipment.

DATE: November 18, 2017


INSTRUCTOR: Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A., Industrial Hygienest

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Supported Course Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local USA 829 for more information.