OSX 920w • Hazardous Materials in the Healthcare Environment

OSX 920w • Hazardous Materials in the Healthcare Environment

2022 DatesTimesMeetingsMeeting TypeLocationReg. DeadlineFee
* Schedule(s) subject to change; contact our OSHA Assistant for scheduling questions | Updated 1/3/2022

Course Description

This course is designed for individuals who work within the healthcare environment, and will focus on the safe management and handling of hazardous materials and compressed gasses that are typically found within the healthcare environment.

Who Should Attend

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

Learning Outcomes

  1. OSHA’s Hazardous Communications Standard
  2. Implementing and maintaining a chemical inventory
  3. Selecting proper personal protection equipment (PPE) use
  4. Develop response procedures to hazardous materials releases and/or spills
  5. Hazardous vapor monitoring requirements
  6. Waste streams within the healthcare environment
  7. Recognize the hazards and prevalence of confined spaces

CEUs: 0.8
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 1 day
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad


System and Equipment Requirements

It is important that students review the system and equipment requirements listed below to be successful in a video conferencing course.

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Access to computer or laptop (*no phone); one student per device
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth

Videoconferencing Requirements