Understanding the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) (Spanish)

Course Description:

Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face the potential for exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. This course provides information on the purpose of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) and introduces the safety data sheet (SDS) to all persons who may encounter hazardous chemicals in the workplace. By the end of the training, you will be able to summarize the GHS and how it affects hazard communication in the workplace; recognize how the SDS improves your access to vital safety, health, and environmental information about chemicals used in the workplace; explain the accessibility of SDSs in the workplace, and identify the 16 sections of the SDS and the information contained in each section.

Course Duration: 24 minutes