OSX 920j • OSHA 7205: Health Hazard Awareness

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OSX 920j • OSHA 7205: Health Hazard Awareness

Course Description

This course covers common health hazards that are encountered in the workplace. These health hazards include exposure to chemicals, asbestos, silica and lead. Course topics include identification and evaluation of health hazards and their sources, and work practice controls. Upon course completion students will have the ability to understand common health hazards in the workplace and methods for controlling and abatement of these hazards.

Who Should Attend

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as: Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Maritime and General Industry.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the various types of health hazards that are present in the workplace
  2. Identify sources of exposure and health effects.
  3. Describe exposure evaluation, engineering and work practice controls
  4. Describe OSHA resources that are available to assist employers and employees in finding information about health hazards.

CEUs: 0.7
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 1 day
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad