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K-State Today

April 21, 2014

Hazard communication training dates announced

Submitted by Learning and Development

In 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, changed a long-standing regulation concerning chemicals in the work place. This past year 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 the new regulation, the department of environmental health and safety is offering training in hazard communication. Training for the Globally Harmonized System of Chemical Classification and Labeling must be provided to all employees who work with chemicals.

Hazard communication (WTD162) sessions offered through July are as follows:

Session 43 — 1 p.m. Thursday, May 1

Session 44 — 9 a.m. Monday, June 9

Session 45 — 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 8

These training sessions are an hour long and are held in 011 Edwards Hall. Contact environmental health and safety at 785-532-5856 or safety@k-state.edu with questions.

Register for training through HRIS Self_Enrollment or email learning-develop-hr@k-state.edu and include your name, department, employee ID number, course title, course number (WTD162), and date desired.