These kits provide all the materials for instructor-led training in a classroom setting. Use of these training kits meets requirements in L&I safety & health rules for training in these subjects.

Arsenic

Current uses of arsenic include pharmaceuticals, wood preservatives, agricultural chemicals, and applications in the mining, metallurgical, glass making, and semiconductor industries. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Arsenic, WAC 296-848-30005.

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Benzine

Benzene is a widely used industrial chemical. Benzene is found in crude oil and is a major part of gasoline. It's used to make plastics, resins, synthetic fibers, rubber lubricants, dyes, detergents, drugs and pesticides. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Benzene, WAC Chapter 296-849.

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Bloodborne pathogens

This applies to all employers who have an employee(s) with occupational exposure (i.e., reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Bloodborne pathogens, WAC Chapter 296-823.

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An online, interactive version of the bloodborne pathogens communication course is available.

Chemical Hazard communication (HazCom)

Chemical hazards and toxic substances pose a wide range of health hazards (such as irritation, sensitization, and carcinogenicity) and physical hazards (such as flammability, corrosion, and explosibility). Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Chemical hazard communications, WAC Chapter 296-901.

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An online, interactive version of the chemical hazard communication course is available.

Ethylene Oxide

Ethylene oxide (EtO) is produced in large volumes and is primarily used as an intermediate in the production of several industrial chemicals, the most notable of which is ethylene glycol. It is also used as a fumigant in certain agricultural products and as a sterilant for medical equipment and supplies. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Ethylene oxide, WAC Chapter 296-855.

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Eye protection

The majority of workplace eye injuries are caused by small particles or objects (such as metal slivers, wood chips or dust) striking or abrading the eye. The importance of protecting the eyes of workers through engineering controls and using personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses and goggles can’t be overstated. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Eye protection, WAC Chapter 296-800-16025.

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Forklifts

Industrial forklifts have revolutionized the way in which businesses move large and heavy items from place to place. Forklifts are used in a variety of industries, such as construction, warehouses, recycling operations, dockyards and landfills. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Forklifts, WAC Chapter 296-863.

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Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde is a colorless, strong-smelling gas used in making building materials and many household products. It is used in pressed-wood products, such as particleboard, plywood, and fiberboard; glues and adhesives; permanent-press fabrics; paper product coatings; and certain insulation materials. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Formaldehyde, WAC Chapter 296-856.

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Hand protection

The workplace can create many hazards for hands, whether from chemicals, cuts or burns. This training will provide the knowledge to assess the risk for each task and select a glove that provides specialized protection for the appropriate industry. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Hand protection, WAC Chapter 296-800-16025 and 296-800-16065.

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An online, interactive version of the Hand protection course is available.

Hard hats

A hard hat is a type of helmet predominantly used in workplace environments such as industrial or construction sites to protect the head from injury due to falling objects, impact with other objects, debris, rain, and electric shock.

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Hearing protection

For many industries, hearing protection is vital to ensuring employees’ safety and health. From earplugs to industrial earmuffs, this course is designed to choose the appropriate protection for the workplace condition. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Hearing Loss Prevention (Noise), WAC Chapter 296-817.

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Heat illness

Heat illness or heat-related illness is a spectrum of disorders due to environmental exposure to heat. It includes minor conditions such as heat cramps, heat syncope, and heat exhaustion as well as the more severe condition known as heat stroke. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Outdoor Heat Exposure regulations, WAC Chapter 296-62-095.

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An online, interactive version of the Heat illness course is available.

Hexavalent chromium

Hexavalent chromium may be used as pigments in dyes, paints, inks, and plastics. It also may be used as an anticorrosive agent added to paints, primers, and other surface coatings, such as electroplate chromium onto metal parts to provide a decorative or protective coating. Adverse health effects from hexavalent chromium exposure include nasal and sinus cancers, kidney and liver damage, nasal and skin irritation and ulceration, eye irritation and damage. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Hexavalent Chromium, WAC Chapter 296-62 Part 1-2.

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An online, interactive version of the Hexavalent chromium course is available.

Lead in construction

Exposure to lead dust or fume may cause headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal spasms, fatigue, sleep disturbances, weight loss, anemia, and pain in legs, arms, and joints. An intense, short-term exposure to lead could cause acute encephalopathy with seizures, coma, and death. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Lead in Construction, WAC Chapter 296-155-176.

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Noise audits

Exposure to high levels of noise can cause permanent hearing loss. Neither surgery nor a hearing aid can help correct this type of hearing loss. Short term exposure to loud noise can also cause a temporary change in hearing, such as a stuffy feeling or a ringing in the ears (tinnitus). Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Hearing Loss Prevention (Noise), WAC Chapter 296-817.

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Respiratory protection

Respirators protect employees from areas with insufficient oxygen, harmful dusts, fogs, smokes, mists, gases, vapors and sprays. These hazards may cause cancer, lung impairment, other diseases or death. This course is designed to choose the appropriate respirator protection for the workplace condition. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Respirators, WAC Chapter 296-842.

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Silica in construction

Industrial silica is used in a vast array of industries, the main ones being the glass, foundries, construction, ceramics, and the chemical industry. Silica in its finest form is also used as functional filler for paints, plastics, rubber, and silica sand is used in water filtration and agriculture. Completion of this course fulfills the training requirements of Respirable Crystalline Silica, WAC Chapter 296-840.

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