This course provides staff with an understanding of Safety Data Sheets as they relate to hazardous chemicals, and the knowledge needed to use the information found in SDSs to protect yourself and others in your workplace. The course will review how SDSs are organized and why they're necessary for hazardous chemicals, the different sections of an SDS and the information found in each, the GHS requirements and how they will affect SDSs, and how to use the information found on an SDS to handle chemicals safely.
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Safety Data Sheets
Linda M. Stroud, Ph.D., is the President of Science and Safety Consulting Services. She is one of the nation's leading consultants to school systems regarding chemical hygiene. Dr. Stroud is a member of the National Registry of Certified Chemists Chemical Hygiene Officer; Manager of Environment Health and Safety; and an OSHA General Industry Outreach Trainer. In addition, Dr. Stroud is an adjunct professor of Science Education at UNC-Pembroke, author of the "Science Laboratory Safety Manual" and author of numerous articles for professional publications.