NIOSH Guide to Chemical Hazards


NIOSH Guide to Chemical Hazards Course covers a myriad of characteristics, responsibilities, and definitions pertaining to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.  The course covers information located in the NIOSH Manual of Analytic Methods, International Chemical Safety Cards, the Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances, and in the NIOSH Pocket Guide.  Chemical and Physical Properties are also covered.

Using the proper personal protective equipment (PPE), will help to ensure that employees remain safe when working around the many hazards a workplace can have.  It is critical that workers have a working knowledge of the various types of personal protective equipment and how to use each type properly.  To reduce the possibility of failure, PPE must also be maintained and stored properly.

This interactive Personal Protective Equipment Safety Course will train on all of these aspects of using PPE safely in the workplace, per OSHAs 29 CFR 1910.132 Subpart I standard.

This Hazwoper 24 Hour Course has one underlying goal: educate employees and employers on the skills of safety and health in the workplace.  To reach the goal of safe working practices on site, Our International Partner has developed a comprehensive course that includes hazard identification, prevention, and remediation.  This course is made up of 6 main units covering a variety topics.

All of the modules in this Hazwoper Course are developed from the OSHA regulations of the hazardous waste standard 29 CFR 1910.120. At the completion of the course, the student will have many of the fundamental skills and tools necessary for hazardous and toxic waste handling and disposal.  These skills will help keep you safe in many hazardous workplace situations.


Who Should Take This Course?

Anybody that is exposed to or will potentially be exposed to chemicals in the workplace, as well as anybody wanting to learn more about chemical properties and how NIOSH classifies various chemicals.

Topics Covered Include

  • Industrial Hygiene Information
  • Recommended & Permissible Exposure Limits
  • Definitions
  • Chemical & Physical Properties
  • Symptoms
  • IDLH Situations
  • Personal Protection
  • Emergency Response Guide