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HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   1   HAZMAT EMPLOYEE   TRAINING   REQUIREMENTS   Pursuant to the...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining           2PRESENTED BY:    Daniels Training Services    815.821....
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   3      A Question Before We Start…      • Have you        ident...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   4   SOME BACKGROUND   INFORMATION:   It is first necessary to c...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements      @DanielsTraining   5OSHA v. US DOT  Occupational Safety &                     U...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   6Includes All Methods of Transportation
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   7What is a Hazardous Material?• Defined @ 49 CFR 171.8, a hazar...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   8More About Hazardous Materials• Hazardous Substances – refer t...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   9Hazardous Materials are CommonMaterials
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   10 What is a HazMat Employer?      • Employees at least       o...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   11Packaging Manufacturers areHazMat Employers3. Or;      design...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   12   WHAT IS A HAZMAT   EMPLOYEE?   If you are a HazMat Employe...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements           @DanielsTraining        13    Defined at 49 CFR 171.8Hazmat employee means...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements            @DanielsTraining        14    Defined at 49 CFR 171.8Hazmat employee mean...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   15 A HazMat Employee has Pre-Transportation Responsibilities• D...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   16A HazMat EmployeeFills & Closes HazMatPackagings  • Fills or ...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements      @DanielsTraining   17A HazMat EmployeePrepares HazMat Packagings               ...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   18 A HazMat Employee Assists the Vehicle Driver• Blocks & brace...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   19A HazMat EmployeeLoads or Unloads HazMat      This includes t...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements       @DanielsTraining   20A HazMat EmployeeProvides Oversight and Supervision      ...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   21A HazMat EmployeeHandles Shipping Papers• Prepares a hazardou...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   22Including a Uniform HazardousWaste Manifest• Prepares a unifo...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   23A HazMat EmployeeManufactures, etc. Packages• Designs,  manuf...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   24What Does a HazMat Employee Do?
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   25   HOW MUST I TRAIN MY   HAZMAT EMPLOYEES?   Once you’ve iden...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements       @DanielsTraining   26The HazMat Employee TrainingRequirements                 ...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements          @DanielsTraining   27                Training Requirements of              ...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements      @DanielsTraining   28                Training Requirements of                  ...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements     @DanielsTraining   29               General Awareness/Familiarization           ...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   30• Training that provides  a detailed  understanding of HMR  r...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   31• Training that covers the  hazards presented by  hazardous m...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   32• Training that provides a  general understanding of  the sec...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   33• Training that provides a detailed understanding of  a compa...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   34Security Plan/In-Depth Security TrainingApplicability• Applic...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   35HazMat Employee TrainingRequirements  • Full training every 3...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   36 HazMat Training Documentation• Hazmat employee’s name.• Most...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements       @DanielsTraining   37HazMat Training Document Retention                       ...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining   38For More Information1. What You Should   Know: A Guide To   D...
HazMat Employee Training Requirements   @DanielsTraining          39This                                                  ...
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A presentation from the 2012 Michigan Safety Conference and the 2012 Iowa- Illinois Safety Council Professional Development Conference. It contains an explanation of the difference between HAZWOPER and HazMat Transportation, a description of the terms: hazardous material, HazMat Employer, and HazMat Employee; and the training requirements for HazMat Employees.

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  • A HazMat Employee could be someone who affixes labels or markings to a package, or performs inspections of packages prior to shipment.
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    1. 1. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 1 HAZMAT EMPLOYEE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS Pursuant to the US DOT regulations at 49 CFR 172, Subpart H.
    2. 2. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 2PRESENTED BY: Daniels Training Services 815.821.1550 www.DanielsTraining.com Info@DanielsTraining.com A different kind of training.
    3. 3. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 3 A Question Before We Start… • Have you identified, trained, and tested all the HazMat Employees at your facility?
    4. 4. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 4 SOME BACKGROUND INFORMATION: It is first necessary to clear up some potential sources of confusion about the regulations, identify the Agency that enforces them, and to clearly define some key terms.
    5. 5. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 5OSHA v. US DOT Occupational Safety & US Department of Health Administration Transportation• Regulates safety in the • Regulates the domestic workplace. transportation of• Required training includes: hazardous materials. • HazMat Awareness. • Requires triennial • OSHA Hazardous training for all HazMat Material. Employees. • Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER).
    6. 6. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 6Includes All Methods of Transportation
    7. 7. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 7What is a Hazardous Material?• Defined @ 49 CFR 171.8, a hazardous material has been determined by US DOT to be capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce.• Hazardous Materials Table @ 49 CFR 172.101.• Includes: • Hazardous substances. • Hazardous wastes. • Marine pollutants. • Elevated temperature materials.
    8. 8. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 8More About Hazardous Materials• Hazardous Substances – refer to 40 CFR 302.4.• Hazardous Waste – any material subject to the hazardous waste manifest requirements of the US EPA. Doesn’t include CESQG’s.• Marine Pollutants – refer to Appendix B of the Hazardous Materials Table.• Elevated Temperature Material – refer to 49 CFR 171.8 for full definition.
    9. 9. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 9Hazardous Materials are CommonMaterials
    10. 10. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 10 What is a HazMat Employer? • Employees at least one HazMat Employee, and; 1. Transports a hazardous material in commerce, or; 2. Causes a hazardous material to be transported in commerce,
    11. 11. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 11Packaging Manufacturers areHazMat Employers3. Or; designs, manufactur es, fabricates, inspe cts, marks, maintain s, reconditions, repai rs or tests a hazardous material package or package component.
    12. 12. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 12 WHAT IS A HAZMAT EMPLOYEE? If you are a HazMat Employer you must identify and train your HazMat Employees.
    13. 13. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 13 Defined at 49 CFR 171.8Hazmat employee means: (1) A person who is:(i) Employed on a full-time, part time, or temporary basis by a hazmat employer and whoin the course of such full time, part time or temporary employment directly affectshazardous materials transportation safety;(ii) Self-employed (including an owner-operator of a motor vehicle, vessel, or aircraft) HUH?!?transporting hazardous materials in commerce who in the course of such self-employment directly affects hazardous materials transportation safety;(iii) A railroad signalman; or(iv) A railroad maintenance-of-way employee.(2) This term includes an individual, employed on a full time, part time, or temporarybasis by a hazmat employer, or who is self-employed, who during the course ofemployment:(i) Loads, unloads, or handles hazardous materials;(ii) Designs, manufactures, fabricates, inspects, marks, maintains, reconditions, repairs,or tests a package, container or packaging component that is represented, marked,certified, or sold as qualified for use in transporting hazardous material in commerce.(iii) Prepares hazardous materials for transportation;(iv) Is responsible for safety of transporting hazardous materials;(v) Operates a vehicle used to transport hazardous materials.
    14. 14. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 14 Defined at 49 CFR 171.8Hazmat employee means: (1) A person who is:(i) Employed on a full-time, part time, or temporary basis by a hazmat employer andwho in the course of such full time, part time or temporary employment directly affectshazardous materials transportation safety;(ii) Self-employed (including an owner-operator of a motor vehicle, vessel, or aircraft)transporting hazardous materials in commerce who in the course of such self-employment directly affects hazardous materials transportation safety;(iii) A railroad signalman; or(iv) A railroad maintenance-of-way employee.(2) This term includes an individual, employed on a full time, part time, or temporarybasis by a hazmat employer, or who is self-employed, who during the course ofemployment:(i) Loads, unloads, or handles hazardous materials;(ii) Designs, manufactures, fabricates, inspects, marks, maintains, reconditions, repairs,or tests a package, container or packaging component that is represented, marked,certified, or sold as qualified for use in transporting hazardous material in commerce.(iii) Prepares hazardous materials for transportation;(iv) Is responsible for safety of transporting hazardous materials;(v) Operates a vehicle used to transport hazardous materials.
    15. 15. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 15 A HazMat Employee has Pre-Transportation Responsibilities• Determines the hazard class of a hazardous material.• Selects a hazardous materials packaging.• For imports, provides the shipper with information about the regulations.
    16. 16. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 16A HazMat EmployeeFills & Closes HazMatPackagings • Fills or loads a hazardous materials packaging. • Secures a closure on a filled hazardous materials package.
    17. 17. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 17A HazMat EmployeePrepares HazMat Packagings • Marks a package to indicate that it contains a hazardous material. • Labels a package to indicate that it contains a hazardous material. • Ensures a package is in proper condition for transportation.
    18. 18. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 18 A HazMat Employee Assists the Vehicle Driver• Blocks & braces and segregates a HazMat package in a transport vehicle.• Selects, provides, or affixes placards for a transport vehicle.• Places warning signs, blocks wheels, and sets brakes on tank cars for loading or unloading.
    19. 19. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 19A HazMat EmployeeLoads or Unloads HazMat This includes the transfer of bulk quantities.
    20. 20. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 20A HazMat EmployeeProvides Oversight and Supervision • Certifies that a hazardous material is in proper condition for transportation. • Supervises HazMat Employees. • Is responsible for the safety of transporting hazardous materials.
    21. 21. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 21A HazMat EmployeeHandles Shipping Papers• Prepares a hazardous materials shipping paper.• Provides and maintains emergency response information.• Reviews a hazardous materials shipping paper to verify compliance with the regulations.
    22. 22. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 22Including a Uniform HazardousWaste Manifest• Prepares a uniform hazardous waste manifest.• Provides and maintains emergency response information.• Reviews a uniform hazardous waste manifest to verify compliance with the regulations.
    23. 23. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 23A HazMat EmployeeManufactures, etc. Packages• Designs, manufactures, fabricates, inspects, marks, maintains, reconditions, repairs or tests a package or package component.
    24. 24. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 24What Does a HazMat Employee Do?
    25. 25. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 25 HOW MUST I TRAIN MY HAZMAT EMPLOYEES? Once you’ve identified your HazMat Employees, you must ensure they are trained and tested per the requirements of 49 CFR 172, Subpart H.
    26. 26. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 26The HazMat Employee TrainingRequirements • Required since 1992. • Revised in 2003 & again in 2010. • Further revisions proposed for some HazMat Employee job descriptions.
    27. 27. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 27 Training Requirements of 49 CFR 172, Subpart H General Awareness/Familiarization Function-Specific Responsibilities Safety & Emergency Response Security General Awareness In-Depth Security
    28. 28. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 28 Training Requirements of 49 CFR 177.816 Professional Driving Skills
    29. 29. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 29 General Awareness/Familiarization • Training that provides familiarity with the general requirements of the HMR and enables the HazMat Employee to recognize and identify hazardous materials. • All HazMat Employees must receive general awareness training.
    30. 30. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 30• Training that provides a detailed understanding of HMR requirements applicable to the function(s) performed.• Each HazMat Employee must be trained on the specific functions they are required to perform.
    31. 31. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 31• Training that covers the hazards presented by hazardous materials, safe handling, emergency response information, and methods and procedures for accident avoidance.• All HazMat Employees must receive this training.
    32. 32. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 32• Training that provides a general understanding of the security risks associated with HazMat transportation, the methods designed to enhance transportation security, and how to recognize and respond to possible security threats.• Since 2003 all HazMat Employees must receive this training.
    33. 33. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 33• Training that provides a detailed understanding of a company’s security plan including company security objectives, specific security procedures, employee responsibilities, actions to take in the event of a security breach and the organizational security structure.• This training must be provided to HazMat Employees who handle or perform regulated functions related to the transportation of the materials covered by the security plan or who are responsible for implementing the security plan.
    34. 34. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 34Security Plan/In-Depth Security TrainingApplicability• Applicability determined by type and amount of hazardous materials shipped.• Applicability determination revised: 10.1.10.• Refer to 49 CFR 172.800(b).
    35. 35. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 35HazMat Employee TrainingRequirements • Full training every 3 years. • Must receive training within 90 days of employment or new job assignment. Supervised in that time. • HazMat Employee must be tested as part of training. • HazMat Employer ensures training and testing is adequate and appropriate. • No training or experience requirement for trainer.
    36. 36. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 36 HazMat Training Documentation• Hazmat employee’s name.• Most recent training completion date.• Description, copy, or location of the training materials.• Name and address of person providing the training.• “Certification” that the HazMat Employee has been trained and tested.
    37. 37. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 37HazMat Training Document Retention • Current employees until facility closure. • Former employees at least 90 days from last day.
    38. 38. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 38For More Information1. What You Should Know: A Guide To Developing A Hazardous Materials Training Program2. Does Your HazMat Training Measure Up?3. US DOT website: HazMat Employee Training Requirements.
    39. 39. HazMat Employee Training Requirements @DanielsTraining 39This Anyconcludes my Questions?presentation:HazMatEmployeeTrainingRequirementsContact me to Daniels Training Services 815.821.1550learn more. www.DanielsTraining.com Info@DanielsTraining.com
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