Course Description

This course is an overview of the basic requirements found in the OSHA Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals Standards for General Industry – OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119, and Construction – OSHA 29 CFR 1926.64, related OSHA and EPA regulations and best management practices. This course is intended for employees who work in chemical processing, chemical safety, chemical engineering, or are involved in chemical emergency preparedness and response, and those that want to understand how to prevent, or minimize the consequences of catastrophic releases of toxic, reactive, flammable, or explosive chemicals that may result in toxic, fire, or explosion hazards. The skills developed in this course can be used to manage or start a Process Safety Management Program.

Who should attend:

  • Managers – Safety, Operations & Facilities
  • Engineers – Safety, Process & Mechanical
  • Compliance and Investigation and Auditors
  • Environmental Management
  • Emergency Management
  • Anyone involved with implementing Process Safety Management (including fire officials and LEPC members)

Course topics will include:

  • Background, History and Structure of 1910.119 and 1926.64
  • Related standards and regulations – SARA Title 3, RMP and HAZWOPER
  • Scope and Application of 1910.119 and 1926.64
  • Definitions
  • Employee Participation & Employer Responsibilities
  • Process Safety Information
  • Process Hazard Analysis
  • Operating Procedures
  • Training
  • Contractors
  • Pre-startup Review
  • Mechanical Integrity
  • Hot Work Permit
  • Management of Change
  • Incident Investigation
  • Emergency Planning & Response
  • Compliance Audits
  • Trade Secrets
For any questions, please reach out to oshaed@keene.edu
For more information, visit https://oshaedne.com/
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