OSHA Hazardous Waste Standard

Course Details:

  • Category: OSHA Compliance
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Target Audience: Employees that may encounter hazardous chemicals and/or drugs.

Course Overview: According to OSHA, the purpose of the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is "to ensure that employers and employees are educated about and protected against chemical hazards in the workplace." All employers are required to develop a written Hazard Communication Plan and properly train employees who may encounter hazardous chemicals in the workplace.

Training Includes:

  • Regulatory Overview
  • Hazard Communication Standard
  • Biomedical Waste Plan
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Regulated Waste Management Standard
  • Hazardous Waste Identification Process
  • Hazardous Waste Examples
  • Four Characteristics of Hazardous Waste
  • Potential Damages

Hazard Categories

  • Biological
  • Chemical
  • Ergonomic
  • Physical
  • Psychological

  • Safety
  • Risk Assessment Process
  • Types of Hazardous Waste
  • Hazardous Lists and Codes
  • Recycling Universal Waste
  • Types of Hazardous Generators
  • Handling Hazardous Waste and Drugs
  • Handling and Transporting Infected Equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hazardous Waste Storage
  • Blood or Bodily Fluid Spills and Cleanup
  • Hazardous Chemical and Mercury Cleanups
  • Globally Harmonized System and Labeling
  • 9 Hazard Communication Standards and Pictograms
  • Health and Environmental Hazards
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Labeling Biomedical Waste for Transport
  • Biohazard Labels and Signs