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MARCOM Group Ltd., The Description:
MARCOM's "Electrical Safety in HAZMAT Environments" HAZWOPER Videotape Program assists facilities in complying with the employee training requirements of OSHA's HAZWOPER regulation (29 CFR 1910.120), and helps employees understand the hazards of uncontrolled energy in hazardous materials environments, and how to reduce or eliminate these potential hazards. Hazardous materials and waste are part of many work situations, and can be found on many types of job sites. OSHA feels that it is so important for employees to know how to recognize these potentially dangerous substances (as well as how to handle and dispose of them properly) they have mandated that anyone working with these materials receive comprehensive training in this area. In 1976, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to regulate the handling of hazardous waste "from cradle to grave". Since then other regulations have followed, including OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.120, also known as HAZWOPER. As part of these regulations, there are varying requirements for employee training, depending on an employee's specific level of involvement with hazardous materials.
Areas covered in the program include arcs, sparks and high temperatures, the National Electrical Code's three HAZMAT Classes, engineering controls, intrinsically safe electrical systems, isolating machinery and work practices, purging, inerting, and pressurization, confines spaces, uncontrolled electrical sources, and more. The Videotape Program comes with a comprehensive Leader's Guide, reproducible Scheduling & Attendance Form, Employee Quiz, Training Log and Training Certificate. This program can be used as the basis for approximately two hours of classroom training.
Electrical Safety in HAZMAT Environments Video and DVD Excerpt: In a HAZMAT environment everyday things such as electricity can become alien and dangerous. Normally an invisible part of daily life, electricity can ignite many hazardous materials creating fast moving fires, that are hard to control. Electricity can also make certain materials explode. Ideally electricity should be kept far away from these substances at all times. Unfortunately this is not always possible. Some manufacturing processes create flammable or explosive atmospheres in areas that electricity powers the equipment or lights. Also, hazardous material emergencies occur in electrified areas such as when HAZMAT railroad tank cars crash into power lines. In this program you'll learn general rules for staying safe around electrical power in HAZMAT environments, no matter what kind conditions you encounter. We'll begin by considering worse case scenarios, specifically how electricity behaves when it's out of control. Typically uncontrolled electrical energy produces three effects; arks, sparks and high temperatures. An ark is an electrical discharge crossing a gap between two points. These can occur in circuits that are overloaded, subject to voltage spikes or inadequately grounded.