How to Safely Handle Hazardous Materials

This 4 minute safety training video covers: Where to find informations about potential hazardous materials, what does safety data sheet contains, how to work with hazardous chemicals safely, what safety precautions to take and situations to avoid, what proper personal protective equipment to wear, what hazardous materials are present in the workplace.

Video Transcript

Hazardous materials are materials that compose a risk to health and safety, if hazardous materials are release or if they combine with other materials they can do a great amount of harm in a short time. The kinds of hazards associated with these materials include fire, explosion, poison, radiation explosion, inspection or burns. Releases of hazardous materials can be controlled by professionals with the proper equipment; under no circumstances should you try to control these materials on your own. Knowledge is your greatest defense against all hazardous materials.