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Spill Prevention and Control


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This course provides information about hazardous materials, spill control, and confinement methods. The intent of the course is to provide the learner with information about the safe handling, movement, and storage of hazardous materials. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to define hazardous materials, recognize where spills are likely to occur, specify work practices that can prevent spills from occurring, define the goals of spill control, identify actions to take when responding to a spill of hazardous materials or waste, identify response procedures for personnel who discover a spill, and define the terms containment and confinement. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Target Audience
All persons who work in occupations having workplace hazards

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Spill Prevention and Control

  • define hazardous materials
  • specify work practices that can prevent spills from occurring
  • identify actions to take when responding to a spill of hazardous materials or waste
  • identify the boundaries used to define areas where a hazard is present
  • identify goals to be implemented when a spill occurs
  • identify response procedures to safely deal with a spill
  • Course Number:
    esh_sah_b01_sh_enus