8-Hour Site Worker Refresher – Performance Based
Description: This program follows the 40-Hour Site Worker program. Exercises are used throughout the program to encourage trainees to think about the potential hazards on sites and develop exposure control strategies. The instructor for this program will refer to the 40-Hour Site Worker Instructor Guide for direction on introducing and closing the program, and facilitating […]
This program follows the 40-Hour Site Worker program. Exercises are used throughout the program to encourage trainees to think about the potential hazards on sites and develop exposure control strategies. The instructor for this program will refer to the 40-Hour Site Worker Instructor Guide for direction on introducing and closing the program, and facilitating the exercises. Any instructor presenting this refresher should be aware of the employment site of participants, requirements for a site-safety plan, for training, and medical fitness-for-training exams, if needed for simulation.
Individuals who are or will be employed at a hazardous waste site and have already received the 40-hour introductory training. Any individual who works on a Superfund or hazardous waste remediation site. Job descriptions include, but are not limited to, chemists, engineers, lab technicians, laborers, equipment operators and geologists.
Training Provider: UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
This course requires a minimum of two instructors. Each instructor should have expertise in subjects to be taught and at least three years of teaching experience. The instructors must have the ability to lead classroom discussions in small group activities.
Open enrollment: Yes
Delivery Method: Classroom-based
Course Hours: 8
This material has been copyrighted by the Midwest Consortium for Hazardous Waste Worker Training. A recipient of the material other than the federal government may not reproduce it without the permission of the copyright owner. The material was prepared for use by experienced instructors in the training of persons who are or who anticipate being employed as site workers. The authors prepared it for the basic training of this category of workers as of February 1993. Users are cautioned that the subject is constantly evolving. Therefore, the material may require additions, deletions, or modifications to incorporate the effects of that evolution occurring after the date of the materials’ preparation.
Special Instructions: N/A
University of Cincinnati, Midwest Consortium
3223 Eden Avenue, PO Box 670056
Cincinnati, OH 45267
3223 Eden Avenue, PO Box 670056
Cincinnati, OH 90095-1478
OVERALL LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
- Review basic skills and knowledge about hazardous waste site work.
- Provide an opportunity to engage in learning and problem-solving activities which will help to improve safety and health conditions on a site.
- Reinforce the significance of a site-specific safety and health plan in controlling hazards.
- Meet training requirements stated in Section (e)(8) of the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard, 29 CFR 1910.120.
- Reinforce safe work practices.
- Reinforce the role of personal protective equipment on a site.
GETTING READY-MAJOR CONTENTS
- Activity 1: The Basics
- Activity 2: Basic Hazardous Materials Terms
- Activity 3: Hazard Assessment
- Activity 4: Work Zones
- Activity 5: PPE and Air Monitoring Selection
PLANNING FOR A WORK ACTIVITY-MAJOR CONTENTS
- Hazard Control
- Written Programs
- Activity 1: Work Briefing
- Activity 2: Donning and Doffing PPE.
- Activity 3: A Work Activity
- Activity 4: Decontamination
- Activity 5: Simulation
- Termination / Personnel
- Activity: Resupply and Reinventory