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K-State Today

September 4, 2020

Hazard communication virtual training dates for fall

Submitted by Human Capital Services - Learning & Development

In 2012 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration 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, 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 will take place via Zoom on the following dates and times: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18; 9-10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12; 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17; and 10-11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 7. 

There is no charge to participants, but registration is necessary to be sent Zoom information. Participants may register through HRIS Self-Service or by sending an email to Megan Eakin at learning-develop-hr@k-state.edu. When sending an email, please include your name, employee ID number, course title, course number WTD162 and date desired.

In addition, the Department of Environmental Health and Safety will train individual departments upon request. Contact Environmental Health and Safety at 785-532-5856 or safety@k-state.edu