Safe Practices for Water Utilities

DMP101 - 4.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Safe Practices for Water UtilitiesThe Safe Practices for Water Utilities course provides industry professionals working in drinking water treatment plants with important safety information specific to distribution systems, proper handling of gaseous chlorine and other treatment chemicals, the safe access of elevated tanks, general safety awareness, personal protective equipment, and other operations necessary to produce quality drinking water. Information provided during course covers case studies, video presentations, and practical exercises addressing nine important safety areas. An emphasis is placed on the importance of students applying the knowledge they receive to individual utility work sites.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

Safety Awareness and Safety Management Programs+Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)+Chemical Safety (including hazardous materials and worker right-to-know)+Electrical Safety+Tool Safety+Excavation and Trenching+Climbing Elevated Tanks and Working on Reservoir Floating Covers+Confined space safety+Workplace Violence and Dealing with Dangerous Customers

Suggested Audience

  • Water operators along the Texas/Mexico border as well as small rural water utilities

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Contact Information

    Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
    OSHA Training Institute Education Center
    Phone: | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

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