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K-State Today

April 23, 2018

Hazard communication training dates for May-July

Submitted by Human Capital Services-Learning and Development

In 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, changed a long-standing regulation concerning chemicals in the workplace. The Campus Environmental Health and Safety Committee approved a new hazard communication program that includes changes made in 2012 by OSHA.

To improve compliance with this regulation, the department of environmental health and safety is offering Hazard Communication Training, or WTD162, sessions. Training for the Globally Harmonized System of Chemical Classification and Labeling must be provided to all employees who work with chemicals.

All sessions are in 011 Edwards Hall. The available times and dates are 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 9, 1-2 p.m. Thursday, June 14, and 10-11 a.m. Friday, July 13.

There is no charge to participants, but registration is necessary to ensure adequate seating and materials. Participants may register through HRIS Self_Enrollment or by sending an email to learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu. When sending an email, please include your name, department, employee ID number, course title, and the course number.

In addition, environmental health and safety will train individual departments upon request. Contact environmental health and safety at 785-532-5856 or safety@k-state.edu

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