Benzene is an aromatic hydrocarbon which is produced by the burning of natural products. It is found in gasoline and other fuels, and is used in the manufacture of plastics, detergents, pesticides, and other chemicals. Benzene is a clear, colorless liquid with a pleasant, sweet odor. The odor of benzene does not provide adequate warning of its hazard. In fact, benzene can cause serious health problems that you must understand if you work with it. This online course covers the hazards of benzene and how to work safely with benzene.
After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of:
- The effects of overexposure to benzene
- How exposure of benzene can occur
- How to reduce the risk of exposure
- Emergency and First Aid procedures to follow in the event of exposure
- Exposure Reduction
- Handling and Storage
This course takes approximately 30 minutes to complete
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course