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A Quick List of OSHA Requirements That You Should Know About

OSHAIn keeping with our goal to ensure our current and future clients have compliance within the complex maze of environmental and safety regulations we want to provide the following list of OSHA requirements that need compliance.

Please let us know if you need assistance with any of these types of training…

Emergency Response

Emergency responders must be trained according to job tasks, including the elements of the emergency response plan, standard operating procedures, personal protective equipment (PPE), and procedures for handling emergency incidents.

Emergency Action Plan

Designated employees must be trained to assist in a safe and orderly evacuation of other employees.

Fire Extinguishers

All employees allowed to use portable extinguishers need to be trained upon initial assignment to be familiarized with the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the hazards involved with incipient-stage fire fighting.

Hazard Communication (HazCom)

Employees exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous chemicals must be trained at the time of initial assignment on the methods and observations used to detect chemical presence, hazards of chemicals in work areas, and protective measures.

HAZWOPER

Training is required for personnel involved in Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER); Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) operations; treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs); and emergency response. The training must be specific to the operation involved.

Liquefied Petroleum Gas

Personnel who perform installation, removal, operation, and maintenance work must be properly trained in such functions.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – General

Training must be conducted before workers are allowed to perform work that requires PPE. Employees must demonstrate understanding of the training.

Respiratory Protection

Employees required to use respirators should be trained in reasons for use; effect of improper fit, use, or maintenance; limitations; use in emergency situations; inspecting, donning, doffing, and checking seals; proper maintenance and storage; medical signs and symptoms that limit effectiveness; and general requirements of respirator standards.

Process Safety Management (PSM)

Employees involved in operating a process must be trained in the process, including process-specific safety and health hazards, emergency operation (including shutdown), and safe work practices applicable to employees’ tasks.

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