Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facility Personnel 508 Compliant

Description: The course begins with a discussion of regulations, then focuses on developing the hazard recognition skills of the participants. Following technical presentations, students are given hands-on opportunities to use PPE, SCBAs and APRs, and monitoring equipment. Methods of hazard control are presented and participants apply these in hands-on practice sessions. A brief overview is […]

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Description:

The course begins with a discussion of regulations, then focuses on developing the hazard recognition skills of the participants. Following technical presentations, students are given hands-on opportunities to use PPE, SCBAs and APRs, and monitoring equipment. Methods of hazard control are presented and participants apply these in hands-on practice sessions. A brief overview is presented in the last module.

TARGET POPULATION:

Persons needing refresher training who are or who anticipate being employed at a treatment storage, or disposal facility where they may be exposed to hazardous materials. Personnel required to receive initial TSD training.

Training Provider: UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

Instructor Qualifications: For the classroom sessions, two instructors who possess extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of hazardous waste handling, emergency response, health safety, toxicology and industrial hygiene and regulations are required. Teaching ability including skills in conducting interactive lecture/discussions and small group activities is also necessary.

Languages: English
Open enrollment: Yes
Delivery Method: Classroom-based
Course Hours: 24
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 TSD workers. The authors prepared it for the basic training of this category of workers as of May 1992. 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:

  • Know basic information about governmental agencies and regulations that are relevant to your job at trea tment , storage, or disposal facilities.
  • Recognize the potential hazards on your job.
  • Understand basic chemical properties, toxicology, and hazard identification systems.
  • Review basic hazard control information including respiratory protec tion , personal protective equipment, and decontamination methods.
  • Describe elements of an emergency response plan.

CHAPTER1: INTRODUCTION

  • Introductory Exercise

CHAPTER 2: RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Rights and Responsibilities Under OSHAct
  • Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • How to Contact OSHA
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard
  • How to Contact the EPA
  • Rights and Responsibilities Exercise
  • Hazard Communication Standard
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act

CHAPTER 3: CHEMICAL PROPERTIES-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Chemical Reactions
  • Chemical and Physical Characteristics
  • Fire Triangle: Fuel, Oxygen, and Heat
  • Explosive Limits
  • Radioactivity

CHAPTER 4: HEALTH HAZARD RECOGNITION-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Health Effects: How, When, and Where
  • Factors That Influence the Body’s Response to Chemical Exposure
  • Clues Your Senses May Provide to Hazards
  • Medical Surveillance

CHAPTER 5: HAZARD RECOGNITION-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Systems and Symbols
  • Placards and Labels Exercise
  • Documentation
  • Material Safety Data Sheet Exercise Medical Physical and Safety Hazards
  • Physical and Chemical Hazards Exercise

CHAPTER 6: HAZARD CONTROLS-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Engineering Controls
  • Administrative Controls
  • Hazard Control Requirements for TSD Facilities
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • Control of Physical and Chemical Hazards Exercise

CHAPTER 7: MONITORING-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • What Can Be Monitored in the Air?
  • Exposure Levels
  • Explosive Limits
  • Lab Analysis Monitoring
  • Real-Time /Direct-Read Monitoring
  • Monitoring instmments
  • Sampling Equipment Lab

CHAPTER 8: RESPIRATORY PROTECTION-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Exercise: Use of Respirators at Your Facility
  • Use of Respirators at TSD Facilities
  • Types of Respirators
  • Respirator Protection Factors
  • Exercise: Respirator Protection Factor Problems
  • Respirator Fit Tests
  • Medical Fitness to Wear a Respirator Care of Respirators
  • Minimum Requirements for a Respirator Program

CHAPTER 9: PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

  • Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
  • Regulations Requirin g Protective Clothing and Equipment
  • Occupational Noise
  • OSHA 1910.95
  • Selection of Chemical-Protective Clothing (CPC)
  • Levels of Protection
  • Precautions When Wearing Protective Clothing and Equipment
  • Permeation
  • Inspection, Maintenance, and Storage of CPC
  • Exercise: Chemical-Protective Clothing

CHAPTER 10: SAFE WORK PRACTICES-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Exercise: Work Practice Control SOPs
  • Confined-Space Entry Procedures
  • Lock-Out Procedures
  • Fire Prevention
  • Drum Handling
  • Drum Sampling and Transfer Techniques

CHAPTER 11: EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Legal Requirements for an Emergency Response Plan
  • The Incident Command System
  • Communication
  • Levels of Training

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