Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

CMS 110 Custodial Chemicals, Usage and Safety (3)

Prerequisite(s): CMS 101 or permission of instructor.

Hands-on practical introduction to the types of cleaning chemicals, their proper use and safety, including the OSHA Hazard Communication standard. Covers the basic chemistry of cleaning chemicals, then explains the correct use of detergents, soaps, solvents, disinfectants, and other cleaning chemicals. Explains how chemicals are packaged, labeled, mixed and applied in order to make working with chemicals safer.

2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.