OSHA Hazardous Response
The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an agency of the United States Department of Labor. It was created by Congress of the United States under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, signed by President Richard M. Nixon, on December 30, 1970. Its mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and occupational fatality by issuing and enforcing standards for workplace safety and health. The agency is headed by a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor.
Confined Space Entry
Confined space – In the 1990s, specific requirements for air sampling and use of a “buddy system” when working inside tanks, manholes, pits, bins, and similar enclosed areas
Bloodborn Pathogen Handling
Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP )- In 1990, OSHA issued a standard designed to prevent health care (and other) workers from being exposed to blood-borne pathogens such as hepatitis B and HIV.
DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation
Dangerous goods, also called hazardous materials or HazMat, are solids, liquids, or gases that can harm people, other living organisms, property, or the environment. They are often subject to chemical regulations. “HazMat teams” are personnel specially trained to handle dangerous goods. Dangerous goods include materials that are radioactive, flammable, explosive, corrosive, oxidizing, asphyxiating, biohazardous, toxic, pathogenic, or allergenic. Also included are physical conditions such as compressed gases and liquids or hot materials, including all goods containing such materials or chemicals, or may have other characteristics that render them hazardous in specific circumstances.