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AWARENESS & OPERATIONS LEVEL TRAINING

AWARENESS LEVEL

OSHA Requirements

bullet OSHA requires awareness level training to all employees who may come in contact with a hazardous material while they are at work.  
bullet These employees must be properly instructed on the identification of the hazardous material/s, the physical and health hazards of the hazardous material/s, the proper selection and use of Personal Protective Equipment, proper evacuation methods and who to contact in the event of an emergency. 

Program Duration: Awareness level training is a minimum of 2 hours and may be extended to include customer specific needs, such as, general ammonia system review and any other areas of customer interest. 

Program Contents:  Awareness level training provides a general overview of Anhydrous Ammonia, Ammonium Hydroxide and/or Urea including, but not limited to, the following areas:

bullet Ammonia Properties
bullet Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) review
bullet Ammonia Applications
bullet Proper selection and required use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
bullet Emergency Evacuation Methods
bullet Applicable Regulatory Requirements

OPERATIONS LEVEL

OSHA Requirements

bullet OSHA requires all operators/employees who directly handle hazardous materials to be thoroughly trained to a minimal level of Operations.  
bullet This level allows employees to perform defensive actions while evacuating from an emergency situation.  
bullet They must be instructed on the identification of the hazardous material/s on-site, proper selection and use of Personal Protective Equipment, the shut-down of critical equipment in the event of an emergency, proper evacuation methods and procedures and trained personnel to contact in the event of an emergency situation.

Program Duration:  Operations level training is a minimum of 8 hours and may be extended to include customer specific needs. 

Program Contents:  The Operations level program provides specific training in the proper storage, handling and transport of hazardous materials.  This level of training includes, but is not limited to, the following topics:

bullet Awareness level training +
bullet Storage Tanks and Appurtenances
bullet Equipment Operation
bullet Transfer Operation
bullet Tank Trucks
bullet Leak Detection
bullet Leak Repair
bullet Ammonia Purity Testing

 

For questions, comments or additional information, please contact us at:

 

R. M. Technologies Inc.

Phone:  800-775-4280

Fax:  888-533-4884

E-Mail:  generalmail@rmtech.net

 

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