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Safety: General
241 Environmental Safety Hazards

CourseCode: SOC-SAFETY241
Length: 2 Hours

Target Audience
Intermediate Level

Environmental Safety Hazards details the risks of chemical, biological, physical, and ergonomic hazards in the work environment. Hazard exposure can cause injury and illness, causing short- and long-term effects. Many hazards can be detected using the senses, but special equipment is sometimes necessary. There are many forms of hazard communication, including SDS. Using PPE diminishes risks posed by exposure to environmental hazards. There are government agencies that help assure employees’ safety by creating standards and legislation and studying hazards. However, the employer is ultimately responsible for providing a safe and hazard-free environment. Awareness of environmental safety hazards can prevent employee injury, reducing time off and workplace accident rates. After taking this course, users will be able to identify various hazards in the workplace and their possible effects on the human body.

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