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Site Control (HAZWOPER)


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
This training describes measures designed to minimize your exposure to hazardous substances, and prevent the migration of contamination to 'clean' areas of the site. OSHA requires that employees who work at hazardous material sites, or respond to spill emergencies, receive training to eliminate unnecessary risk of exposure to hazardous substances. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to: define the purpose of the site control program, identify site control measures used to minimize employee exposure to health and safety hazards, including site map, site preparation, work zones, buddy system, site security, communications, and safe work practices. 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
Regular hazardous waste site workers and managers

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Site Control (HAZWOPER)

  • identify the purpose of a site control program
  • recognize steps that should be taken before cleanup activities commence after a spill
  • identify the activities that occur in the exclusion zone
  • differentiate between the contamination reduction zone and the exclusion zone
  • identify true statements about the support zone
  • identify safe work practices when working in a hazardous waste site
  • match the communication types to their descriptions
  • Course Number:
    esh_sah_b11_sh_enus