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Environmental Health and Safety Training Requirements for Physical Plant Employees

by schmidy last modified Oct 31, 2007 02:08 PM



Requirement When Update Trigger Trainer
Asbestos Awareness At the time of hire or first assignment Annually Working around potentially asbestos containing materials 
Physical Plant Manager of Staff Development
Building Emergency Plan Review At the time of hire or first assignment to a building Annually All building occupants must be trained Building Emergency Coordinator
Bloodborne Pathogens At the time of hire or first assignment Annually Potential exposure to human blood, body fluids, tissues Physical Plant Manager of Staff Development
Confined Space Entry At the time of hire or first assignment To maintain competency Entry into permit-required confined spaces Physical Plant Manager of Staff Development
Electrical Safety & Arc Flash At the time of hire or first assignment Annually Electrical work at 50 volts or higher Outside trainer
Forklift Operator At the time of hire or first assignment To maintain competency Operation of powered industrial trucks Physical Plant Manager of Staff Development
Hazard Communication At the time of hire or first assignment Recommended every 3 years Use of hazardous chemicals Physical Plant Manager of Staff Development
Hazardous Waste At the time of hire or first assignment Recommended every 3 years 
Foremen of trades generating hazardous waste DEHS Hazardous Waste Coordinator
Hearing Conservation At the time of hire or first assignment Annually Noise exposure at or above 85 dBA TWA Physical Plant Manager of Staff Development
Infectious Waste Collection for Custodial Workers At the time of hire or first assignment Annually Transporting boxes of "Red Bag" waste HSC Custodial Office/Supervisor
Infectious Waste Collection for Supervisors At the time of hire or first assignment Annually All Custodial Supervisors DEHS Hazardous Waste Coordinator
Lock-out/tag-out of energy sources At the time of hire or first assignment To maintain competency Working on de-energized equipment Physical Plant Manager of Staff Development 
Powered Platforms/ Fall Protection At the time of hire or first assignment Annually Elevated work or use of powered work platforms Outside trainer
Radiation Safety Orientation for Physical Plant At the time of hire or first assignment Annually All HSC and Belknap Physical Plant workers DEHS
Respiratory Protection: Required Use Prior to required use of respirators (including N-95’s) Annually Required use of respirators DEHS
Respiratory Protection: Voluntary Use (PDF)
Prior to voluntary use of respirators including N-95’s)  
One time only Voluntary use of respirators OSHA information sheet
Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures Plan 
At the time of hire or first assignment Annually Handling or managing oil, responding to oil spills Physical Plant Manager of Staff Development
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