OSHA has published the Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals standard (29 CFR 1910.119), which specifies guidelines for the management of risks associated with processes involving highly hazardous chemicals, to assist guarantee safe and healthy workplaces.
Specific OSHA standards for general industry and construction address Hazardous Materials Reactivity problem at workplace. The tables given below point out OSHA standards and documents connected to chemical reactivity hazards.
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
1910 Subpart H – Hazardous Materials 1910.106, Flammable liquids.
1910.119, Process safety management of
highly hazardous chemicals.
1910.120, Hazardous waste operations and
1910 Subpart L – Fire Protection 1910.156, Fire brigades.
1910 Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous
1910.1200, Hazard Communication.
1910.1450, Occupational exposure to
hazardous chemicals in laboratories.
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
1926 Subpart D 1926.59, Hazard Communication.
1926.64, Process safety management of highly
hazardous chemicals. For requirements as they
pertain to construction work, follow the
requirements in 29 CFR 1910.119.
1926.65, Hazardous waste operations and
training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.
HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.
The anticipated target audience for this training program are workers and employers in high-hazard industries, temporary workers, minority, or other hard-to-reach workers, non-literate, low-literacy, or limited English proficiency workers, young workers (ages 16-24), or workers and employers in new small businesses.
At the completion of this course, students will be able to:
Introduction to OSHA Standards
Recognition of Potential Hazard
Evaluation of Hazard
Control and Prevention
Rights of Workers
Students are expected to take quiz after every module as a test of their competence. The quiz will
contain short questions from the respective modules.