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Right-to-Know / GHS Workshop

Do your employees work with chemicals? If they do, you need to know the OSHA Right-to-Know standard. This half-day workshop is designed to assist employers in complying with the Minnesota OSHA Right-to-Know Standard (Minnesota statutes chapter 5206) and the Federal OSHA Hazard Communication Standard / GHS 1910.1200.
Length: Half day

Minnesota's Employee Right-to-Know law requires employers to evaluate their workplaces for the existence of hazardous substances, harmful physical agents, and infectious agents. The law also requires employers to provide annual training as well as written information to employees routinely exposed to those substances or agents. In addition, employers are required to develop a written Right-to-Know policy/program, to properly label chemical containers, etc.

Prerequisites: NONE

Who should attend:
This course is designed to inform employers of all sizes of their responsibilities under the law. You will gain practical information on how to comply, including how to develop and implement an effective Right to Know program. A sample written policy will be provided.

Objective:
  • Workplace Inventory and Evaluation
  • Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Labeling
  • Training Requirements
Continuing Education Units:
Attend this workshop and earn .35 Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) from the Minnesota Safety Council.

Location:
This course will be held at the Minnesota Safety Council Resource Center located at 474 Concordia Avenue in St. Paul. Take the Dale Street exit from I-94. Proceed east on south frontage road (Concordia Avenue) past the American Lung Association. Turn right into our lower level parking lot.

Lodging:
Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown, 175 West 7th Street in St. Paul. Reservations can be made directly by calling 651-225-1515 or booking online, single or double occupancy. Please make reservations directly with the hotel and be sure to identify yourself as a participant in a Minnesota Safety Council training course to receive the preferred rate.

Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration and payment are required. Hopefully you won't need to cancel, but if you do, please do so at least three business days prior to the course for a full refund. No refunds will be made after three business days prior to the course. This policy will be enforced, so please plan ahead if you need to cancel your attendance.


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