Process Safety Management (PSM)
The primary concern of process safety management (PSM) of highly hazardous chemicals is to protect exposed employees from unwanted releases of hazardous chemicals.
Process safety management is basically the proactive identification, evaluation, and mitigation or prevention of chemical releases that could occur as a result of failures in process, procedures, or equipment. This course gives you a basic understanding of OSHA standards regarding process safety management (PSM) of highly hazardous chemicals.
- Understand the OSH Act, the functions and resources of OSHA
- Become aware of the OSHA inspection priorities and describe the inspection process
- Know the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees under the OSH Act
- Learn the major hazards associated with general industry work and how to avoid, protect or control them. This includes:
-Slips, trips, falls associated with walking and working surfaces
-Effective Egress and fire protection program
-Outline the general requirements for general safety standards
-Flammable and combustible liquids and gasses
-Hazards of chemicals
-Understand the value of personal protective equipment, usage and limitations
-Learn the basic elements of a safety and health program
All quizzes must be passed with a 70% to proceed forward to the next lesson.