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Handling Hazardous Materials and Waste

Gain the information needed to meet OSHA obligations and go beyond minimum compliance in protecting workers.

The unexpected release of hazardous substances, or a substantial threat of a hazardous substance release, can pose a significant health and safety risk to workers and involvement of OSHA, the EPA, and even the U.S. Chemical Safety Board. Unexpected releases can be caused by operation failures and unrelated outside events. An employer's response is critical in protecting workers and the public in avoiding HAZWOPER citations and corporate reputational crisis management. Workers can encounter hazardous substances through waste dumped in the environment, unexpected explosions, chemical reactions, or even routine use of chemicals on the job. OSHA is in the process of revising its Hazard Communication Standard to adopt a new version of the U.N.'s Global Harmonization System. These revisions will have major implications for chemical producers, transporters, and distributors and will require revised worker training. This course will provide employers and workers with the information needed to meet OSHA obligations and go beyond minimum compliance in protecting workers.

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Agenda

Overview

  • Definitions
    • Hazardous Materials, Hazardous Waste
  • Applicable OSHA Regulations (Summary)
  • OSHA Enforcement Hot Spots

Hazardous Materials and Hazard Communication Standard

  • OSHA and MSHA Regulatory Requirements
  • OSHA Amendment of 2012 HazCom Rule and GHS 7th Revision
  • EPA and DOT Considerations for HazCom and Labeling

Hazardous Waste Issues

  • OSHA's HAZWOPER Standard Requirements
  • EPA Risk Management Plan Coordination
  • Expected Exposures and Worker Protections
  • Unexpected Releases and Crisis Management

Conclusion

  • Coordination of HazCom, HAZWOPER and EPA Requirements
  • Effective Training, Reporting and Documentation Practices
  • Proactive Strategies for Effective HazMat Management
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This course was last revised on February 28, 2022.

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  • BCSP
     
  • This course is applicable to safety professionals. Professionals interested in credit through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), please contact the board at 1-317-593-4800, or you can access the Recertification Guide here: https://online.fliphtml5.com/pbcyp/eprz/
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.25
     
  • This E-Learning program has been approved for 1.25 (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.0
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.0 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

  • Those applying for AIA and HRCI must view 100% of the program and answer the questions following the program.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., ASP, CMSP

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., ASP, CMSP

Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C.

  • President of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C., in MD, CO, and WV; www.safety-law.com
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of occupational safety and health and employment law
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous OSHA, MSHA, and human resource issues
  • Wrote several publications related to the areas of occupational safety and health and employment law
  • Memberships include ASSP, NSC, and ABA
  • J.D. degree, George Washington University; B.S. degree, University of Maryland
  • Can be contacted at 301-595-3520, [email protected], or on Twitter® @Safetylawyer1
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Product ID: 409585
Published 2022
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