Topic outline

  • Hazard Communication (HAZWOPER)

    This course provides an overview of all significant aspects and considerations of hazard communication (HAZWOPER) for operations, production, maintenance and HSE departments dealing with hazardous waste and materials management and pollution prevention. Governmental & regulatory authorities, water & sewage treatment departments, municipalities and universities and academic professors and researchers will also benefit from the course
    • Training Methodology & Objectives

      Training Methodology

      This Trainee-centered course includes the following training methodologies:-

      • Talking presentation Slides (PPT with audio)
      • Simulation & Animation
      • Exercises
      • Videos
      • Case Studies
      • Gamification (learning through games)
      • Quizzes, Pre-test & Post-test

      Course Objectives

      After completing the course, the employee will:-

      Apply and gain an in-depth knowledge on hazard communication (HAZWOPER) Employ hazardous waste management and pollution prevention and discuss the general duties under the hazard communication standard summary
      Illustrate GHS pictrograms and discuss their uses including the common features observed in the high-cost accidents Carryout hazard identification and control as well as hierarchical holographic modeling (risk filtering)
      Explain risk significance and matrix and review risk management process flow chart and chemical hazard assessment and control Apply hierarchy of control and hazard and operability (HAZOP) analysis
      Discuss analysis methodology and chemical classifications covering health and physical hazards Identify labels and other forms of warning that include precautionary statements and secondary container labels
      Review safety data sheets and apply safety methods process facilities safety hardware Explain the hierarchy of measures to protect people, planet and property
      Employ HAZMAT awareness as well as apply NFPA 704 labeling system and GHS (globally harmonized system) symbols Describe hazard diamonds for the carriage of dangerous goods and HAZCHEM sign guide for transportation
      Discuss section 704 hazard identification system of the national fire protection association Recognize various types of hazards comprising of health, flammability, instability and special hazards
      Identify hazardous waste, waste categories and the largest source of unregulated hazardous wastes Describe the characteristics of hazardous wastes and hazardous waste priorities
      Apply DOT and HAZCHEM identification systems and hazardous material code
      • Course Description

        This E-learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of hazard communication (HAZWOPER). It covers the hazardous waste management, pollution prevention and the general duties under the hazard communication standard summary; the GHS pictrograms, their uses and the common features observed in the high-cost accidents; the hazard identification, control and hierarchical holographic modeling (risk filtering); the risk significance, matrix, risk management process flow chart and chemical hazard assessment and control; the hierarchy of control and hazard and operability (HAZOP) analysis; the analysis methodology and chemical classifications; and the labels and other forms of warning, precautionary statements and secondary container labels
        During this course, participants will learn the safety data sheets and safety methods process facilities safety hardware; the hierarchy of measures to protect people, planet and property; the HAZMAT awareness, NFPA 704 labeling system and GHS (globally harmonized system) symbols; the hazard diamonds for the carriage of dangerous goods and HAZCHEM sign guide for transportation; the section 704 hazard identification system of the National Fire Protection Association; the various types of hazards comprising of health, flammability, instability and special hazards; the hazardous waste, waste categories and the largest source of unregulated hazardous wastes; the characteristics of hazardous wastes and hazardous waste priorities; the DOT and HAZCHEM identification systems; and the hazardous material code
        • Module 1 - Introduction

          Contents:
            • Hazard Communication in the US Strategy
            • General Duties under the Hazard Communication Standard Summary
            • Video: Chemical Safety and Hazard Communication
            • GHS Pictograms and their Uses
            • Common Features Observed in the High-Cost Accidents
            • Hazard Identification & Control
            • HHM: Hierarchical Holographic Modeling (Risk Filtering)
            • Risk Significance
            • Risk Matrix
            • Using the Risk Matrix
            • Hazard Definition
            • Risk Management Process Flow Chart
            • Chemical Hazard Assessment & Control
            • Control Measures
            • Hierarchy of Control
            • Control Measure Effectiveness
            • Hazard and Operability Analysis
            • P&ID Drawings - Sample
            • Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) Analysis
            • HAZOP-Steps
            • HAZOP Studies
            • HAZOP Analysis Methodology
            • HAZOP Worksheet Example
            • Module Quiz
          • Module 2 - Hazard Communication Training

            Contents:
              • Agenda
              • Chemical Classifications
              • Chemical Classifications: Health Hazards
              • Chemical Classifications: Physical Hazards
              • Labels
              • Labels: Shipping
              • DOT and MIOSHA Labels
              • Labels: Pictograms
              • Labels: Pictograms – Health Hazards
              • Labels: Pictograms – Physical Hazards
              • Labels: Signal Word
              • Labels and other forms of warning – Precautionary Statements
              • Secondary Container Labels
              • Labels: Secondary Containers
              • Safety Data Sheets
              • Video: Safety Data Sheet
            • Module 3 - Containment

              Contents:
                • Flixborough Accident
                • Video: Flixborough Disaster
                • Safety Methods Process Facilities Safety Hardware
                • Hierarchy of Measures to Protect People, Planet & Property
                • Prevention
                • Area Classification
                • Area Classification / The Three Zone Concept
                • Safety Hardware
                • Safety Hardware –Protection and Control
                • Safety Hardware –Fire Deluge Control
                • Safety Hardware –Passive Fire Protection Explosions Doors / Walls
                • Evacuation / Escape / Rescue
                • Work Permits
                • WORK PERMITS – The Process of the Risk Assessment
                • Classification of Hazardous Materials
                • HAZMAT Awareness
                • What is a Hazardous Material?
                • Labels and Warnings
                • NFPA 704 Labeling System
                • GHS (Globally Harmonized System) Symbols
                • GHS Pictograms
                • U.S. Dept. of Transportation (DOT) Hazard Materials Classes
                • Hazard Diamonds for the Carriage of Dangerous Goods
                • HAZCHEM Sign Guide for Transportation
                • Exposure & Absorption
                • Module Quiz
              • Module 4 - NFPA 704 Hazard Identification Systems

                Contents:
                  • Introduction to Section 704 Hazard Identification System of the National Fire Protection Association
                  • Video: Hazard Labeling Guidelines in NFPA 704
                  • Health Hazards
                  • Flammability Hazards
                  • Instability Hazards
                  • Special Hazards
                  • Hazardous Waste
                  • What is a Hazardous Waste?
                  • Waste Categories
                  • Largest Source of Unregulated Hazardous Wastes
                  • What Can You Do at Home?
                  • New Threat: E-Waste
                  • Mercury (Hg)
                  • Mercury Poisoning
                  • Lead (Pb)
                  • Lead Poisoning
                  • Characteristics of Hazardous Wastes (meets 1 or more characteristics)
                  • Hazardous Waste Priorities
                  • Phytoremediation
                  • Trade-offs of Phytoremediation
                  • Secure Hazardous Waste Landfill
                  • Transition to a Low-Waste Society
                  • Achieving a Low-Waste Society
                • Module 5 - DOT and HAZCHEM Identification Systems

                  Contents:
                    • Hazard Class: DOT System
                    • Class 1: Explosives
                    • Class 2: Gases
                    • Class 3: Flammable Liquids
                    • Storage and Transport of Compressed Gases
                    • Class 4: Flammable Solids
                    • Class 5: Oxidizers and Organic Peroxides
                    • Class 6: Poisonous and Infectious Materials
                    • Class 7: Radioactive Materials
                    • Class 8: Corrosive Materials
                    • Class 9: Miscellaneous Hazardous Materials
                    • Hazchem Identification System
                    • Hazardous Material Code
                    • Waste Minimization
                    • Waste Minimization
                    • Waste Minimization Hierarchy
                    • Cleaner Technology - General Example Technology
                    • Cleaner Technology Example Pyrolisis Technology
                    • Cleaner Technology Is there any Opportunities in the Petroleum Industry?
                    • Multimedia Pollution
                    • Source Reduction
                    • Treatment
                    • Product Specifications
                    • Purity Specifications
                    • Pollution Prevention – Critical Step
                    • Environmental Design Constraints and Objectives Example
                    • Process Development Projects
                    • Pollution Prevention Strategies for Conceptual Design
                    • Video: DOT Hazmat Training Requirements (49 CFR 172.704)
                    • Module Quiz
                  • Module 6 - Chemical Protective Clothing

                    Contents:
                      • Protective Clothing Applications
                      • Components - Chemical Protective Ensemble
                      • Level of Protection - Hazchem Suit
                      • Performance of The PPE
                      • Levels of Protection-European Standards
                      • Ensemble Selection Factors
                      • Classification of Protective Clothing
                      • Types of Protective Clothing For Full Body Protection
                      • Personal Protective Equipment
                      • Employer Responsibilities
                      • PPE Human Protection
                      • Respirators
                      • Respirators - Use Requirements
                      • Respirators Selection
                      • Respirators for IDLH Atmosphere (Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health)
                      • Respirators for Non-IDLH Atmosphere
                      • Selection of an Appropriate Respirator
                      • Use of Respirators
                      • Protective Clothing Selection Factors
                      • Chemical Protective Clothing Management Program
                      • Video: Protective Suits
                    • Module 7 - Environmental Technologies

                      Contents:
                        • What are Wastes?
                        • Basel Convention
                        • Wastes: The definition…
                        • Some Facts
                        • Sources of Wastes
                        • Principal Sources of Solid Wastes
                        • Typical Composition of Municipal Solid Wastes
                        • Waste Management & Pollution Control Options
                        • Municipal Waste
                        • Open Dump Waste Management
                        • Sanitary Landfill Waste Management
                        • Design of a Sanitary Landfill
                        • The Bathtub Effect
                        • Incineration Method
                        • Proportions of Municipal Waste Handled by Various Disposal Methods
                        • Ocean Dumping Method
                        • Reducing Waste
                        • Video: How Plastic Recycling Actually Works
                        • Composting
                        • Recycling
                        • Module Quiz
                      • Module 8 - Recycling

                        Contents:
                          • Recycling Consists of Three Steps
                          • Use of Standard Symbols Facilities
                          • Used PET Recycling Process
                          • Used Automobile Recycling Process
                          • Home Appliance Recycling Process
                          • Office Equipment Recycling Process
                          • Fluorescent Tubes Recycling Process
                          • Waste Exchange Method
                          • Liquid Waste
                          • A Secure Landfill Design for Toxic Waste Disposal
                          • Well Injection Method
                          • Gasification and Pyrolysis
                          • Gasification Method
                          • Why Gasification?
                          • Waste type suitable for gasification
                          • Krupp Uhde Gasifier Concept
                          • Fluidised Bed Gasification Today…
                          • Sewage Treatment
                          • Basics of Septic Tank System
                          • Municipal Sewage Treatment
                          • Radioactive Waste Disposal
                          • High Level Waste Depository
                          • Requirements for a Radio-Active Waste Disposal System
                          • Plan for a Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
                          • Story of Yucca Mountain Site (USA)
                          • Proposed Waste Disposal Site- Nevada (USA)
                          • Major Fault Near The Yucca Mountain Site
                          • Yucca Mountain Site
                          • Story of Love Canal
                          • Impact of Waste If Not Managed Wisely
                          • Impacts of Waste
                          • Sources of Human Exposures
                          • Points of Contact
                          • The Waste Management Hierarchy
                          • Canada's Beare Road Landfill: Making Good Use of Old Garbage
                          • Conclusion
                        • Module 9 - Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency

                          Contents:
                            • Emergency Response: An Introduction
                            • What is the employer’s responsibility for emergency planning?
                            • Exactly what is an “emergency”?
                            • What are the required elements of the ER plan?
                            • Emergency Response Plan Required Elements: Pre-emergency Planning
                            • Emergency Response Plan Required Elements: PPE and Equipment
                            • Emergency Response Plan Required Elements: Safe Distances and Places of Refuge
                            • Emergency Response Plan Required Elements: Site Security and Control
                            • Emergency Response Plan Required Elements: Critique of Response
                            • Video: OSHA HAZWOPER Training Requirements (29 CFR 1910.120)
                            • Emergency Response Plan
                            • Emergency Response: Update
                            • Management of Fire Hazards
                            • Emergency Planning and Training
                            • Accidents
                            • What is an Accident?
                            • Overall Accidents are Caused by:
                            • Sample Fishbone Diagram for Root Causes of Incident
                            • Investigating an Accident
                            • When Conducting a Accident Investigation
                            • Why Investigate Minor Accidents?
                            • Employee Responsibility
                            • How to Conduct an Accident Investigation
                            • The 8 Steps of an Incident Investigation
                            • Module Quiz
                          • Module 10 - Management Systems

                            Contents:
                              • Certification, Registration and Accreditation
                              • ISO 9000 Definition
                              • Plan; Do; Check; Act
                              • ISO 9000 Series
                              • ISO 14000
                              • ISO 14000 - Scope
                              • ISO 14000 Standards
                              • General Description of ISO 14001
                              • ISO 14000 Series
                              • Video: ISO 14001:2015
                              • Module Quiz
                            • Module 11 - Case Studies

                              Contents:
                                • Case Study 1: TOP 4 Causes of Chemical
                                • Case Study 2: Composting and Recycling Case Study
                                • Case Study 3: Air Pollution and Its Effects on Health – Case Studies
                                • Case Study 4: An Environmental Performance Case Study
                                • Case Study 5: Safety Data Sheet Gasoline, Unleaded
                                • Case Study 6: Safety Data Sheet Powafix Lacquer Thinners (Inland)
                              • Post-Test

                                Kindly complete the post-test to assess your knowledge about the topic after the course.