Change Notice No. 1
A comprehensive integrated environmental, heath and safety training program is a
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key element in providing a cost-effective means to meet the training requirements
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for personnel who handle chemicals. The training program must cover all
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applicable OSHA and DOE requirements for personnel at DOE sites handling
chemicals, including workers, supervisors, managers, and visitors. The content
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and rigor of training should be commensurate with the potential hazards,
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exposures, worker roles and responsibilities, and requirements. All personnel who
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may be potentially exposed to hazardous chemicals require hazard
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Training is particularly important for new workers. All workers should be retrained
regularly or whenever there is a change in processes or procedures.
Instruction at a minimum should enable employees to:
Identify resources for chemical information.
Explain information contained on the MSDS and label.
Locate the MSDS in their area.
Name hazardous substances in their area.
Describe the proper handling and storage of chemicals.
Demonstrate actions necessary to handle chemical spills.
Describe the proper disposal of chemicals.
Demonstrate proper use and care of protective equipment.
Explain emergency and first aid measures.
Understand pollution prevention requirements.
Note: RCRA regulations and permits may require specific training in identifying
and handling hazardous waste.