Hazard communication applies to everyone in the workplace. From deputy commissioners to entry-level and newly hired employees, every New York State employee has a responsibility for maintaining a healthy and safe workplace.

Upon completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Identify hazardous chemicals in your workplace and ways you can prevent exposure to these chemicals.
  • List the information provided by the primary labeling of hazardous chemicals.
  • Describe the information provided by a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
  • State the responsibilities regarding compliance with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard and NYS Right-to-Know Law.

This program is organized into four modules and a final review. We recommend beginning your learning with the Introduction module and continuing in the order shown.

  1. Introduction
  2. Chemicals in the Workplace
  3. Material Safety Data Sheets
  4. Administration
  5. Final Review Questions