Material Safety Data Sheets

Material Safety Data Sheets

SafeSchools Material Safety Data Sheets course reviews procedures related to hazard chemical exposures for products that can be commonly found in schools. The course details the purposes and uses of material safety data sheets, and provides information on the OSHA CFR 1910.1200 standard. It also identifies where products with hazardous chemicals are commonly found in a school district environment (more places than you might think!).

  1. Full Course - 20 minutes
    Full Course
  2. Full Course (en espanol) - 15 minutes
    Full Course (en espanol)
Course Authors
James Vaughan
James Vaughan is president of Today's Resources, Inc., a full-service safety and health consulting firm. He has more than 30 years of direct OSHA compliance and loss-control experience and holds a BS in Industrial Technology from Eastern Kentucky University.


Karl Sommer III
Karl Sommer III has more than 14 years of safety experience, including acting as executive director of the Columbus (OH) Chamber of Commerce Safety Council and the National Safety Council Central Ohio Chapter. His responsibilities included the coordination/presentation of numerous training courses and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce Workers' Compensation group rating program. Karl holds an MS in Safety and Health Management from West Virginia University.