Proactive, preventative approaches that drive the elimination of chemical hazards at the source and promote the development and adoption of safer alternatives are needed to protect workers from chemical hazards. Understanding and implementing proper safety handling procedures is vital for the safety of your employees and peers This course will provide participants with information about transitioning to safer chemicals, key methods, tools, and databases that can assist in this process. More specifically, the course will guide participants through OSHA’s seven-step substitution planning process for understanding and evaluating chemical use, identifying and assessing alternatives, and implementing those alternatives that are safer.
Operations Managers, Safety Managers; Executive Engineers, Process, Safety and Mechanical Compliance Auditors, Environmental Management and Technicians, Purchasing staff, Maintenance Supervisors, Facility Managers, and workers who utilize and manage hazardous chemicals in their operations.
How You Will Benefit
Learn Why Employers need to Utilize Inherently Safer Design
Develop a Chemical Safety Team
Examine Current Chemical Use and Management In Your Operation
Properly Implement the Inherently Safer Design Provision of “Substitute”
Compare Chemical Alternatives in Your Operation & Select Safer Alternatives
Develop a Strategy for Implementing a Safer Alternative
Pilot and Implement Chemical Alternatives
Course Intro & Case Study Introduction
Why Utilize Inherently Safer Design – Substitute
Basic Chemical Hazards
Evaluating Current Chemical Use & Management
How to Apply Inherently Safe Design – Substitute of Chemical Alternatives
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