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January 16, 2018

Hazard communication training dates for January-March

Submitted by Human Capital Services-Learning and Development

The department of environmental health and safety is offering Hazard Communication Training, WTD162, sessions 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Jan. 23; 10-11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5; and 2-3 p.m. Thursday, March 8. All sessions are in 011 Edwards Hall. 

Training for the Globally Harmonized System of Chemical Classification and Labeling must be provided to all employees who work with chemicals. In 2012 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, changed a long-standing regulation concerning chemicals in the work place. The Campus Environmental Health and Safety Committee approved a new hazard communication program that includes changes made in 2012 by OSHA. This training is offered to comply with with that change.

There is no charge to participants, but registration is necessary to ensure adequate seating and materials. Participants my 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