Protect yourself and your team from increased risk of cancer with our training designed to raise awareness about the dangers of hexavalent chromium exposure. Welders and other workers who handle or assemble electronic components may be at higher risk of exposure to this known human carcinogen. Learn what hexavalent chromium is, how it's formed, the health hazards it presents, and what personal protective equipment you can use to protect yourself. Our training will also give you a better understanding of OSHA permissible exposure limits, monitoring, record keeping, medical surveillance, and employee notification. You'll also learn about industry best practices related to engineering and administrative controls to protect workers from dangerous exposure to hexavalent chromium. Based on OSHA's 1910.1026 standard for General Industry and 1926.1126 standard for the Construction Industry.
- What chromium and hexavalent chromium are
- How hexavalent chromium is used in industry
- The connection between welding and hexavalent chromium
- Methods of exposure to hexavalent chromium
- Health effects of exposure
- OSHA regulatory standards for hexavalent chromium
- Respiratory protection and other PPE
- Safe work practices and welding considerations
- OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1026 standard for General Industry
- OSHA 1926.1126 standard for the Construction Industry
34 Minutes (21 min. video + 13 min. test)
PLEASE NOTE: All DVDs include a link printed on the inside cover for customers to download printable tests and other documents.