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Hazardous Materials - OSHA 2015


Course Description: This course covers OSHA General Industry Standards for hazardous materials handling and integrates other national consensus standards that relate to hazardous materials, including flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP-gases, and cryogenic liquids. Related processes such as spraying and dipping are included, as well as electrical equipment. Upon course completion students will have the ability to assess compliance with OSHA hazardous materials standards, determine hazardous (classified) locations, and proper moving, storing, and handling of hazardous materials.

Learn to:

  • Describe methods for detecting unsafe storage conditions for hazardous materials
  • Explain electrical factors that may contribute to the creation or abatement of hazardous conditions
  • Relate hazardous conditions and unsafe procedures to the appropriate standards for abatement action
  • Specify necessary precautions for hazardous operations, such as the dispensing of flammable and combustible liquids
  • Describe proper abatement techniques for selected industrial hazards

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to hazardous materials
  • Hazardous locations
  • Introduction to hazardous waste and hazardous response
  • Hazardous waste site operations
  • Emergency response and emergency action plans
  • Compressed gases and acetylene
  • Welding, cutting and brazing
  • Liquefied petroleum gases
  • Flammable liquids
  • Spray finishing using flammable and combustible materials
  • Dip tanks
  • Permit-required confined spaces
  • Cryogenic liquids, hydrogen and oxygen
  • Anhydrous ammonia
  • Process-safety management

CEUs: 3.0
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 4 days


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NV SCATS - 1301 N. Green Valley Parkway Ste. 200
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1244 N. Mariposa Street
Morton 8/6 - 8/9 Mo Tu We Th 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM $750.00 View

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