Hazardous Waste Site Managers and Supervisors

Description The program begins with an exercise on motivating safe work practices. These ideas are incorporated into an exercise which comprises the remainder of the day-long program. Using the description of a mock site sample Site Safety and Health Plan, participants conduct an accident investigation, design monitoring and control strategies, determine necessary personal protective equipment […]

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Description

The program begins with an exercise on motivating safe work practices. These ideas are incorporated into an exercise which comprises the remainder of the day-long program. Using the description of a mock site sample Site Safety and Health Plan, participants conduct an accident investigation, design monitoring and control strategies, determine necessary personal protective equipment and practice handling the media and dealing with issues related to OSHA inspections. The exercise has been developed to allow groups interested in construction activities, earth moving activities or demolition to work simultaneously from the same scenario, and exchange approaches to hazardous waste site supervision/management.

Target Population

Persons who are or who anticipate being supervisors/managers at a hazardous waste site. Persons responsible for managing and/or supervising employees at hazardous waste sites, including contractors, consultants, engineers, and other managerial or supervisory personnel. To be eligible for participation in the program the student must provide evidence of completion of a 40-hour training program for hazardous waste site personnel or certification of previous training and/or experience equivalent to the 40-hour training requirements.

Training Provider: UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

Instructor Qualifications

Two instructors who possess extensive knowledge and experience about hazardous waste sites, supervisory and managerial techniques, health and safety, toxicology, industrial hygiene and regulatory requirements are required. The instructors must have the ability to lead classroom discussion and small group activities.

Languages: English
Open enrollment: Yes
Delivery Method: Classroom-based
Course Hours: 8
Credits: N/A
Prerequisites: N/A

Caveats:

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 supervisors or managers. The authors prepared it for the basic training of this category of workers as of July 1994. 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:

Only written requests for additional information will be accepted.

Grantee:

Linda Linda

Midwest Consortium
University of Cincinnati, Midwest Consortium
3223 Eden Avenue, PO Box 670056
Cincinnati, OH 45267
Phone: 513-558-1751
Email: alerdilr@ucmail.uc.edu

Carol Carol

Midwest Consortium
3223 Eden Avenue, PO Box 670056
Cincinnati, OH 90095-1478
Phone: 513-558-1751
Fax: 513-558-1722
Email: alerdilr@ucmail.uc.edu

Course Owner

Midwest Consortium
Phone: 513-558-0528
Fax: 513-558-1722
Email: alerdilr@uc.edu

Overall Learning Objectives:

  • Motivating workers to use safe work practices.
  • Investigating accidents.
  • Monitoring for hazardous conditions.
  • Site control.
  • Personal protective equipment.
  • Handling the media.
  • OSHA inspections.
  • Safety and health plans.
  • Synthesize information for problem-solving.
  • Assess critical behaviors.

Chapter 1 : MOTIVATING SAFE WORK PRACTICES-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Getting Workers to Comply With Safe Work Practices.

Chapter 2: RICE LAND DEVELOPMENT COMPANY EXERC ISE-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Scope of Work
  • Exercise 1: Accident Investigation
  • Exercise 2: Monitoring, Work Zones, and PPE
  • Exercise 3: Dealing With the Media
  • Exercise 4: OSHA Investigation
  • Exercise 5: Standard Operating Procedures

Chapter 3: SITE-SPECIFIC PROGRAM FOR RICE LAND DEVELOPMENT COMPANY­ MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Site Description
  • Entry Objectives
  • On-Site Organization and Coordination
  • On-Site Control
  • Hazard Evaluation
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • On-Site Work Plans
  • Communication Procedures
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • Site Safety and Health Plan
  • Attachment A: Preliminary Organizational and Function Chart
  • MSDS: Trichloroethylene

Chapter 4: ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Purposes of Accident Investigation
  • Accident Investigation Procedures

Chapter 5: MONITORING- MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Direct -Reading Instruments
  • Laboratory Analysis Instruments
  • Monitoring Methods
  • Environmental Sampling
  • Variables Affecting Waste Site Exposure Assessment

Chapter 6: SITE CONTROL-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Site Maps
  • Communications Systems
  • Site Preparation
  • Site Security
  • Site Work Zones
  • Safe Work Practices
  • The Buddy System

Chapter 7: PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Respiratory Equipment
  • Selecting Respiratory Equipment
  • Federal Requirements for Respirators
  • Medical Fitness to Wear a Respirator
  • Chemical-Protective Clothing and Accessories
  • Facial Hair and Respiratory Protection
  • Fit Tests
  • Levels of Protection
  • Work Mission Duration
  • The PPE Program

Chapter 8: HANDLING THE MEDIA- MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Interview Techniques
  • Crisis Communication Plan

Chapter 9: OSHA INSPECTIONS-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Opening Conference
  • Records Review
  • Posting Requirements
  • Walk-Around Inspections
  • Closing Conference

Chapter 10: SITE-SPECIFIC SAFETY AND HEALTH PLAN

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