This course provides caregivers with an overview of the chemical hazard Right to Know Law and the Globally Harmonized System for hazard communication. An OSHA mandatory topic!
List at least three types of hazardous chemicals found in a healthcare setting.
Describe the three common routes of entry for hazardous chemicals and what effect each may have.
Describe the four parts of the "Right to Know" law and how it fits into the Globally Harmonized System.
Read and understand a Safety Data Sheet.
Follow safe practices in the workplace to avoid chemical hazards.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.