American workers are exposed to several highly hazardous chemicals throughout the workplace. Many employers manufacture or ship these chemicals as a product or waste. It is frequent that workers become ill or injured due to the mishandling of chemicals. Therefore, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has mandated several rules regarding hazard chemical handling and communication. The Department of Transportation (DOT), however, exercises complete jurisdiction when it comes to roadways, and have specific employer rules. In addition, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has jurisdiction for workplaces that generate waste products that can affect the environment in an adverse way.
Knowing the various regulations for each governmental authority can be a daunting experience for the workplace. There can be citations for the employer for not correctly handling, labeling, shipping chemicals and for not adequately protecting workers. This program by expert speaker Sheldon Primus will help explain and create a lasting knowledge of how to comply with EPA, OSHA, and DOT rules regarding handling, labeling, and shipping hazardous chemicals.
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Who Should Attend
Sheldon Primus is a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist with a Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in Environmental Policy. He is a trainer for the Certified Occupational Safety Specialist program of the Alliance Safety Council-Baton Rouge, LA. Mr. Primus is also an adjunct instructor for F... More info