Hazard Communication Training

According to OSHA, Hazard Communication for General Industry was the second most frequently cited standard in 2022. Exposure to hazardous chemicals can lead to serious illness and injury, including sterility and cancer. Employees have a right to know what chemicals they are exposed to and the health hazards of those chemicals.

In addition to dangerous health effects, some chemicals can cause fires and explosions. Due to the high level of risk inherent when working with hazardous chemicals, OSHA requires that any employee working with or around chemicals must have Hazard Communication training.

Hazard Communication training not only empowers your employees by providing the information they need to stay safe but can also reduce the risk of dangerous incidents and costly fines. Protect your company and employees with Hazard Communication training.

How do I Know if Hazard Communication is Required for my Employees?

Most companies are required to provide Hazard Communication training. OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard states that employees have both a need and a right to know the hazards and identities of the chemicals that they are exposed to when working. Any employee who is exposed to chemicals in their workplace is required to have Hazard Communication training.

Why is Hazard Communication Training Important?

Hazard Communication Training can prevent dangerous and expensive incidents for your company. Every hazardous chemical on your worksites presents unique risks with a wide range of effects and severity. Health hazards can range from rashes and burns to cancer and organ failure. Other chemicals, if improperly handled, can result in fires and explosions. These extremes are why Hazard Communication training is pivotal to protecting your employees and why OSHA mandates Hazard Communication training for any at-risk employees.

Thankfully with Hazard Communication training, employees can clearly identify chemicals, navigate the manufacturers’ labels and safety data sheets, and learn the tools necessary to protect themselves from exposure. Employees who are trained on the hazards of the chemicals they work with are less likely to become injured or ill from contact with these materials. Hazard Communication training gives employees the information they need to make good decisions about working safely with chemicals. This knowledge reduces risk.

By ensuring your employees are properly trained, your company can reduce the risk of injury and illness, avoid costly fines, and comply with OSHA and other regulatory agencies.

What Your Team Will Learn

  • The Hazard Communication Standard
  • How Hazard Communication Works
  • How to access your company specific Hazard Communication Program
  • Health Hazards Classifications
  • How to access Safety Data Sheets
  • How to read and understand manufacturers’ labels
  • How to detect the presence of release of a hazardous chemical
  • Protective measures like engineering controls, work practices, and PPE


  • Protects the health and lives of your workers
  • Ensures OSHA compliance
  • Protects the reputation of your company
  • Identifies potential safety hazards
  • Peace of mind knowing that you are working with Hazard Communication experts

At Circle Safety, our Hazard Communication Training includes the seven major elements in the Hazard Communication Standard and the requirements for a Hazard Communication written Program. Our training also covers the Hazard Communication responsibilities for manufacturers, employers, and employees.

In addition to the above, any particular chemicals or classes of chemicals that your company works with will be covered. Your employees will learn the hazards of those chemicals, how to detect a release, and how to protect themselves.

What Will You Get with Our Hazard Communication Training?

Professional Class Materials

We provide each participant in the class with professionally-designed and easy-to-understand training materials written in clear and concise language—avoiding any complicated terminology that may cause confusion.

Highly Trained Instructors

Our instructors have extensive experience with Hazard Communication and OSHA regulations. They will provide an informative and comprehensive training session to answer any questions attendees might have.

Flexible Classes

Our hazard communication training classes can be conducted either at our facility or at your office/jobsite.

“Very impressed with their capabilities. Glad to find a local firm that can handle site-safety / industrial hygiene issues at a high level.”

– Major K.

Need Hazard Communication Training?

If your employees are exposed to hazardous chemicals, Hazard Communication Training is required. Allow our team of highly qualified safety and health professionals to ensure your employees are trained properly. In addition to Hazard Communication Training, we offer hazard assessments and can create or update your company’s written Hazard Communication programs. To get started, please contact us at 804-355-7255.

Hazard Communication Training FAQs

Hazard Communication training generally lasts one hour; however, the class may run longer if the company or worksite uses an extensive number of chemicals.

Training can be done at your location or at our training room centrally located in Richmond, Virginia.

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