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LABORATORY & CHEMICAL HYGIENE PLAN


Policy, Scope and ApplicationResponsibilities; Employee Information;Employee Training; Student Training; Authorized Chemical Use;Control Measures, General Requirements;Specific Requirements; Protective Equipment; Fume HoodsExposure Monitoring; Medical Surveillance; Incidents; Waste Disposal; Chemical Exposure; Chemical Spills; Appendix

Employee Training

Affected employees shall receive training in the topics listed below.  The Science Coordinator shall coordinate all training activities and may use a combination of printed materials, audio, video, and computer presentations, handouts, demonstrations, and guest speakers to present effective training.  Testing of employees may be used to demonstrate comprehension and understanding of each training topic and shall be used at the Coordinator’s discretion.

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Methods and observations that may be used to detect the presence of a release of a hazardous chemical (such as monitoring conducted by the District, continuous monitoring devices, visual appearance or odor of hazardous chemicals when being released, etc.).

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The physical and health hazards of chemicals in the work area.

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The measures employees can take to protect themselves from these hazards, including specific procedures the District has implemented to protect employees from exposure to hazardous chemicals, such as appropriate work practices, emergency procedures, and personal protective equipment to be used.

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The applicable details of this Chemical Hygiene Plan.

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