Revisions to the Hazard Communication Standard

Instructor: Kenneth S. Weinberg
Webinar Id: 800184

Duration: 90 Minutes

  • Recorded
  • Only for one participant ?
  • Price $225.

Overview:

This webinar will provide employers and employees with the new requirements for the Hazard Communication Standard, as well as the changes in the regulations, the way chemicals are classified, and what will be new for training and Safety Data Sheets.

Why should you attend: Employers who use, manufacture, supply or import hazardous chemicals need to be aware of the new regulations and how they affect their employees and their businesses.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Changes in the Hazard Communication Standard
  • The requirement for Global Harmonization
  • Changes in the Safety Data Sheet
  • How chemicals are classified
  • Training requirements for the new standard
  • Implementation dates

Who Will Benefit:
  • Businesses where chemicals are used, manufactured or imported
  • Safety Personnel
  • Safety Trainers
  • Those who work with and use safety data sheets

Educational Objectives(S)
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • State the new requirements for the Hazard Communication Standard as well as explain changes in regulations, the way chemicals are classified and new training for Safety Data Sheets.

CME Credit Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of CFMC and MentorHealth. CFMC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CFMC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals Credit Statement
This educational activity has been planned and implemented following the administrative and educational design criteria required for certification of health care professions continuing education credits. Registrants attending this activity may submit their certificate along with a copy of the course content to their professional organizations or state licensing agencies for recognition for 1.5 hours.

Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) and MentorHealth that the faculty discloses real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of the educational activity. All members of the faculty and planning team have nothing to disclose nor do they have any vested interests or affiliations.

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Obtaining Certificate of Credit

Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) hosts an online activity evaluation system, certificate and outcomes measurement process. Following the activity, you must link to CFMC's online site (link below) to complete the evaluation form in order to receive your certificate of credit. Once the evaluation form is complete and submitted, you will be automatically sent a copy of your certificate via email. Please note, participants must attend the entire activity to receive all types of credit. Continuing Education evaluation and request for certificates will be accepted up to 60 days post activity date. CFMC will keep a record of attendance on file for 6 years.

Speaker Profile
Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg, Ph.D. is an independent consultant in environmental health and safety. Dr. Weinberg has consulted for several companies in the areas of OSHA Injury and Illness reporting, as well as auditing for OSHA inspections. He has worked as the Director of Safety at Mass. General Hospital in Boston for almost twelve years, and has written several books on the topics of health care safety, OSHA, and Indoor Air Quality. He has also written several articles for prominent national safety publications, and serves on the editorial advisory boards for safety publications. He Also has been Administrator of the Health Care Divisio0n of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and is a member of several panels that advice on safety related matters.


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