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Chlorine is one of the 90 elements essential to daily life, along with oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon. Chlorine is used in many processes, including electronics, water purification, synthetics, and medicines. Around 12 million tons of chlorine are produced for such purposes in North America alone. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recognizes chlorine as a hazardous material and imposes strict exposure limits in the workplace. This course presents an overview of chlorine, its health risks, how to control and respond to chlorine exposure, and how to protect your workforce from potential harm. This course was reviewed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
All managers, supervisors, and employees whose normal activities could result in occupational chlorine exposure