HAZWOPER: Personal Protective Equipment
Hazardous materials and waste are a part of many work situations and can be found in many types of facilities and job sites. It is very important for your employees to know how to recognize these potentially dangerous substances, and how to handle and dispose of them properly. As part of OSHA's HAZWOPER regulations, there are varying requirements for employee training, depending on the employee's specific level of involvement with hazardous materials.
This program will help employees understand the roles played by various types of personal protective equipment in working safely around hazardous materials. Topics include:
- Types of HAZMAT PPE
- Requirements of each of the four levels of PPE
- Heat stress
- Problems caused by chemical protective clothing (CPC)
- Avoiding accidents