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Hexavalent Chromium

Hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)) compounds are a large group of chemicals with varying properties, uses, and workplace exposures. Occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium can occur from inhalation of dust, mists, or fumes containing hexavalent chromium, or from eye or skin contact.


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Hexavalent Chromium standard 29 CFR 1910 and 1926 applies to all occupational exposures to Hexavalent Chromium.

Government Regulations:

Who Needs this Training?
Anyone potentially exposed to hexavalent chromium during work shall be trained to mitigate exposure.

Dangers of Remaining Uncertified:
Without the proper training, workers can be exposed to health effects from hexavalent chromium, and not be able to mitigate exposure.

Included Topics:
Introduction – 0:12
Topic 1: Introduction to Hexavalent Chromium – 4:20
Topic 2: Health Effects – 5:20
Topic 3: Exposure Limits and Monitoring – 5:19
Topic 4: Control Methods – 7:50
Topic 6: Training – 1:02
Summary – 0:14

Course Layout:
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes, and Final Knowledge Check.

Course Duration:
A minimum of 30 minutes is required to complete this course.

OSHA requires annual recertification for workers where occupational exposure takes place.

Certificate of Completion:
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.