Upon completion of the lesson, participants will be able to:
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS THAT CAUSE HAZARDS
People: The actions people take, or do not take, can create hazards in the workplace. Knowledge of and training in appropriate procedures is critical to avoid unsafe behaviors.
Equipment: The tools and machines people use and work near can be hazardous.
Materials: The improper handling or wrong type of raw materials, products, and hazardous chemicals can result in explosions, fires and exposure to toxic chemicals and physical agents (e.g., heat).
Environment: Some hazards are created by the work environment.
* condition of all surfaces where people walk or where things are placed
* overcrowding and poor ventilation
* poor lighting, extreme temperatures and noise
* poor housekeeping.
Summary of the main MSDS items to be listed on material packing containers for quick information in addition to the related warning signs,