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K-State Today

August 25, 2021

Hazard communication virtual training dates for fall 2021

Submitted by Human Capital Services - Learning and 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 are offered on Zoom on the following times and dates: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8; 3-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10; 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14; 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10; and 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9. 

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