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In line with regulations, anyone who works with or around highly hazardous chemicals must receive training prior to beginning work.
When it comes to refresher training, the standard is very specific: employees must receive refresher trainings at least every three years to ensure they understand and follow the most current operating procedures. Employers may require refresher trainings take place more frequently, depending on input they receive from the employees involved in the operating process. A so-called “free-pass” cannot be awarded based on experience, age, or time on the job. The extent of the evaluation is to be determined by the employer but should include a written and practical examination that proves continued competency.
While OSHA calls them the “process safety management,” others call them the “fatal four.” That is because these hazards are the top four killers in the construction industry. The process safety management training not only explains what the process safety management hazards are but it also teaches you how to avoid them. Believe it or not, many of these hazards are completely avoidable as long as you follow safe work principles.
The OSHA standard is required by the Clean Air Act Amendment, as is the Environmental Protection Agency's Risk Management Plan (RMP). Employers who utilize both standards in their process safety management program (PSM) are more likely be in full compliance with each, keep their workers safe, and enhance their relationship with the local community.
OSHA’s Process Safety Management standard is made up of 14 guidelines or elements. All these elements are interlinked, and an effective PSM program depends on them being present and in compliance with the standard. The elements of a PSM are as follows:
• Process Safety Information
• Employee Participation
• Process Hazard Analysis
• Operating Procedures
• Hot Work Permits
• Mechanical Integrity
• Management of Change
• Pre-startup Safety Review
• Emergency Planning & Response
• Incident Investigation
• Compliance Audits
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