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This course is designed to provide both workers and supervisors with a better understanding of how to interpret a safety data sheet (SDS), as well as address specific requirements associated with SDSs in the workplace. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to recognize the physical states in which chemicals are commonly found, identify chemical routes of entry into the body, identify the purpose of an SDS and describe the most common information found on a typical SDS, define common abbreviations used on an SDS, locate and interpret specific information found on an SDS, and specify control measures to prevent worker exposures to hazardous chemicals. This course was developed 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.