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Hazardous waste annual refreshers.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 1997 Jan; :1-152
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00235388
Abstract
This manual provided the information and course material for the University of Washington annual 1 day refresher on health and safety for hazardous waste site investigation personnel who have taken the 40 hour course. The program included a hazardous waste site investigation case study which discussed hazard recognition, levels of protection, air monitoring instruments, site investigation, and emergency response. Also included in the study program were site investigation and characterization, specifically focusing on work zones, site safety and health plans, and decontamination. New issues in the industry were discussed. Under the hazard recognition section were included legislation governing hazardous waste site operations, medical surveillance, engineering controls, work practices, and the use of personal protection equipment of employees, monitoring, handling of drums and containers. The levels of protection section discussed equipment, protection required, when protection should be used, and limiting criteria for each of several levels of protection requirements. Problem solving exercises were included throughout the course.
Keywords
NIOSH-Cooperative-Agreement; Training; Hazardous-materials; Waste-disposal; Industrial-wastes; Hazardous-waste-cleanup
Publication Date
19970129
Document Type
Other
Funding Amount
1358789
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1997
NTIS Accession No.
PB97-156657
NTIS Price
A09
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-T42-CCT-010418
Source Name
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
State
WA
Performing Organization
University of Washington
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