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WTRM118:  INTRO OCC HEALTH & SAFETY


Course Description

This course covers the fundamentals of the health and safety associated with water treatment, distribution and waste water treatment operations. Subjects covered include introduction to safety, confined space, lockout- tagout, respiratory protection, heat stress, fall protection and traffic control. Each section will satisfy existing Cal/OSHA and other water industry related training requirements.


Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss Safety Management Systems and IIPP
  • Discuss hazardous materials and Right to Know
  • Discuss confined Space and lockout tag-out (LOTO) safety
  • Discuss personal protective equipment (PPE) and respiratory protection
  • Discuss powered industrial truck safety
  • Discuss vehicles and tool safety
  • Discuss traffic control, trenching safety and flagging
  • Discuss trenching safety
  • Discuss facilities, maintenance and laboratory safety


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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