DOT, EPA and OSHA Requirements for Handling, Labeling and Shipping of Hazardous Substances

Duration: 60 Minutes
Knowing the various regulations for each governmental authority can be a daunting experience for the workplace. There can be citations for the employer for not correctly handling, labeling, shipping chemicals and for not adequately protecting workers. This program will help explain and create a lasting knowledge of how to comply with EPA, OSHA, GHS and DOT rules regarding handling, labeling, and shipping hazardous chemicals.
Shipping and Handling Hazardous Substances
Product ID: 501645
Objectives of the Presentation
This presentation will focus on:
  • OSHA
    • Process Safety Management (PSM) Overview
    • Hazard Communication (Hazcom) with GHS Labeling
    • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (Hazwoper)
  • DOT
    • Hazardous Material Markings, Labeling, and Placarding
  • EPA
    • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for large quantity generator (LQG) Overview
    • RCRA small quantity generator requirement (SQG) Overview
    • Understanding what the Globally Harmonized System "GHS" is and its impact on future HAZCOM protocols
Why Should you Attend
American workers are exposed to several highly hazardous chemicals throughout the workplace. Many employers manufacture or ship these chemicals as a product or waste. It is frequent that workers become ill or injured due to the mishandling of chemicals. Therefore, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have mandated several rules regarding hazardous chemical handling and communication. The Department of Transportation (DOT), however, exercises complete jurisdiction when it comes to roadways, and have specific employer rules. In addition, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has jurisdiction for workplaces that generate waste products that can affect the environment in an adverse way.

Areas Covered
  • Understanding the DOT marking and labeling regulations under 49 CFR 172 Subparts D & E
  • Understanding the OSHA GHS labeling regulations under 29 CFR 1910.1200
  • Understanding the EPA regulations for the RCRA as it relates to LQG and SQG in 40 CFR Part 262 Subparts B and Subpart C
  • Best practices for handling highly hazardous chemicals
  • Correctly identifying and labeling hazardous wastes
  • Correctly identifying and labeling workplace chemicals
  • Be aware of how to comply with the new GHS requirements for identifying and labeling chemicals
  • Gain an understanding of the similarities and differences of the OSHA, EPA, GHS and DOT rules regarding hazardous chemicals
  • Have a working knowledge of applicable workplace regulations regarding hazardous chemicals
Who will Benefit
  • CEO or Company Executive
  • Compliance & Safety Officer
  • Director of Risk Management
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Regulatory Compliance Agent
  • Risk Advisor-Insurance Companies
  • General Contractors
  • Process Technicians
  • Warehouse Managers
  • General Employees
  • Shipping and Receiving Clerks
  • Shipping and Receiving Supervisors
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Instructor Profile:
Robert Micheal Howell has been an Occupational & Mine Safety and Health professional since 1996. The past 16 years of his 20-year career has been focusing on various segments of construction from large multi-billion dollar commercial projects to very large scale industrial projects.

He also has his own safety consulting firm, Howell Safety Management Consulting, which operates throughout the United States. He has vast experience in a variety of aspects of the safety industry including: HAZWOPPER, HAZCOM, MSHA, NCCER training and facilitation, DOT, RCRA, EPA and emergency medical technology. Additionally, Mike is an authorized OSHA Construction Industry 500 Train the Trainer for the 10 and 30-hour Outreach program which has turned out hundreds of certified students.

He has extensive experience in many facets of proactive safety management through the facilitation of various OSHA VPP, CAL OSHA SHARP, Golden Gate, CCIP and OCIP programs.


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