Benzene Safety

Prerequisites: This course shall have no formal pre-requisite.

Course Length: 1 hour – Course length shall vary depending on the number of delegates. Total course time includes breaks.

Class Size: The maximum number of delegates that may be trained and tested per instructor shall be thirty–five (35) in the classroom session.

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Course Objective

  • Provide delegates with the sources, hazards and effects of Benzene.
  • Provide delegates with warning, monitoring and detection systems for Benzene.
  • Address Emergency Response Planning.
  • Delegates should be able to demonstrate knowledge during written examination.

Course Design

  • Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids

Successful Course Completion

  • Requires a minimum score of 75% or better.
  • Grades shall be calculated by dividing the number of questions answered correctly by the total number of exam questions.
  • Delegates will have no more than thirty (30) minutes to complete the exam.

Course Content Summary

  • Classroom

Breaks: 10 minutes (approximately every hour)

Lunch: 1 Hour (if applicable)

Course Outline
About Benzene

  • What is Benzene?
  • Where is Benzene found?
  • Health Hazards
    • Acute
    • Chronic
  • Exposure Limits
    • Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)
    • Short Term Exposure Limit (STEL)
  • Signs and Labels
  • Medical Surveillance
    • Action Level
    • Exposure Requirements
    • Medical Records
    • Health Examinations
  • Physical Hazards
    • Fire
    • Explosion
  • Detection
  • Monitoring
  • Engineering Controls
  • Work Practices
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Employee Responsibilities

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Eye/Skin Protection
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Types of Respirators
    • Air Purifying
    • Supplied Air

Emergency Procedures

  • Procedure Review
  • Fire
  • First Aid
  • Review SDS

Practical Session

  • None

Training Center Provided Material

  • Course Materials

Student Requirements

  • None

Reference Material / Documents
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1028
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134

  • Course ID #: MA007

Date

Apr 23 2021

Time

7:30 am

Cost

$50.00
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