I. Speaker’s Notes: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to have a written Hazard Communication Plan. The plan demonstrates the employer’s commitment to helping employees work safely with the chemicals that are used in the workplace. Today’s class will discuss the chemicals in the workplace, how to determine chemical hazards, and how to protect yourself from those hazards.
Central Plant Safety Training Presentations Presented by Bill Taylor
White = Other hazards or special handling = Other hazards or Special handling
Scale: 0 (No Hazard) to 4 (Extreme Hazard)
4-Severe, 3-Serious, 2, Dangerous 1-Minor, 0-None / Negligible Health Hazard Fire Hazard 4 Deadly Flash Points 3 Extreme Danger 4 Below 73 F 2 Hazardous 3 Below 100F 1 Slightly Hazardous 2 Above 100 F not 0 Normal Material exceeding 200 F 1 Above 200 F 0 Will not Burn Specific Hazard Reactivity ACID = acid 4 May detonate ALK = Alkali 3 Shock & heat may COR = Corrosive Detonate W = use no water 2 Violent Chemical Change 1 Unstable, if heated 4 4 4 NFPA 704 System