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Safe Use And Storage Of Flammable Liquids: Strategies For Protecting Workers And Your Facility

Webinar: ID# 1001821
About This Course:
Most facilities, even light manufacturing and offices, use flammable liquids. The amount of materials may vary but even in office environments, you will find some flammable materials that are used for cleaning, building maintenance, or equipment repair.

When used and stored properly the risks associated with flammable liquids can be managed. However, if flammable materials are stored improperly or used in an unsafe manner, the potential for fire or explosion hazards are significantly increased.

Preparing in advance and implementing compliant storage and use for flammable liquids is a very straightforward process. But you have to take the time to develop a program using practical and accurate information.

Don't let your safety program go up in smoke! Join us on to learn proven approaches for minimizing the risks at your facility. Our presenter, a seasoned professional with many years of experience in the management of flammable materials, will provide you with a thorough understanding of applicable OSHA regulations on flammable liquid storage and use. He'll also give you "use-them-now" strategies for developing and implementing a comprehensive and compliant program, as well as approaches to assure that the program you develop is successfully implemented and followed in the field by employees and supervisors.

Learning Objectives:
  • Analyze how OSHA's flammable liquids standard and the four flammable liquid categories apply to your organization
  • Use and store flammable liquids, such as compressed liquids and gases, in a safe manner
  • Select storage containers, such as safety cans and flammable storage cabinets
  • Minimize "grounding" and "ignition source" risks
  • Develop your flammable liquid storage and use policy, program, and procedures
  • Perform routine inspections and audits of your flammable liquid storage and use activities
  • Use safety data sheets to help you understand the fire and flammable hazards involved with specific materials
  • Properly label flammable liquids
  • Use the correct personal protective equipment to minimize the risks flammable liquids may present
  • Identify and evaluate outside resources to help you develop a highly effective flammable liquid management program
Register now to learn strategies for safely storing flammable liquids at your worksite.

About Your Presenter:

John Meola, the safety director at Pillar Engineers, Inc. and a Certified Safety Professional, is an adjunct instructor in Occupational Safety at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. He has over 25 years of hand-on safety leadership and management experience in construction and industry. He holds a BA in Education and has published two safety handbooks and numerous technical articles in trade industry publications.
Continuing Education Credits:

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