Hazardous Materials and Spills in the Workplace

  • 8 Topics | 1h
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course discusses proper handling of chemicals in the workplace and actions that can be taken to protect the workers, the public, and the environment. It also covers the roles and responsibilities of those responding to events involving hazardous materials. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify characteristics of hazardous materials
  • recognize situations when spills are most likely to occur
  • identify potential outcomes of a hazardous material release
  • distinguish between the roles and responsibilities of personnel who respond to emergencies involving hazardous materials
  • identify possible responses to a release of hazardous material
  • identify the primary and secondary goals of spill control
  • identify actions to take as part of the recommended procedures for spill and leak response
  • |INS identify definitions of the terms "containment" and "confinement" |/INS
  • identify the factors that influence how spills are controlled
  • identify the proper steps to contain hazardous spills
  • identify confinement methods for solids
  • identify confinement methods for liquids
  • identify confinement methods for gases and vapors

IN THIS COURSE

  • Hazardous Materials
    4m
  • Potential Outcomes
    6m
  • Roles and Responsibilities
    7m
  • Response Capabilities
    5m
  • Goals of Spill Control
    6m
  • Response Procedures
    11m
  • Containment
    7m
  • Confinement
    8m