(This article is Part 2 of HazMat Training Requirements. To avoid letting confusion about OSHA’s HAZWOPER standard cause non-compliance, we recommend starting with Part 1 for a complete understanding. We’ve found that most of the confusion surrounding training under the HAZWOPER standard is related to emergency response operations (paragraph q), so we’re diving into those […]Continue reading
Don’t Let Confusion about OSHA’s Hazwoper Standard Cause Non-Compliance
HazMat Training Requirements Part 1: HAZWOPER Structure and Applicability The training requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (aka the HAZWOPER) Standard found in 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 are often misunderstood. To test your understanding, let’s start with a simple question: True or False: The […]Continue reading
What’s the proper way to use respiratory protection and personal protective equipment?
Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) offers a sense of security during this COVID-19 pandemic. But do you and your workers actually know how to properly fit, use and maintain PPE? Your instinct might be to respond, “Sure, it can’t be that hard, right?” But think again. The impacts of improper fit, usage and maintenance can […]Continue reading