OSHA Training Requirements - 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane
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1910.1044 – 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane
(f)(5) – Employee notification.
(i) The employer must, within 15 working days after the receipt of the results of any monitoring performed under this section, notify each employee of these results either individually in writing or by posting the results in an appropriate location that is accessible to employees.
(ii) Whenever the results indicate that employee exposure exceeds the permissible exposure limit, the employer shall include in the written notice a statement that the permissible exposure limit was exceeded and a description of the corrective action being taken to reduce exposure to or below the permissible exposure limit.
(h)(2) – Respirator program. The employer must implement a respiratory protection program in accordance with § 1910.134(b) through (d) (except (d)(1)(iii)), and (f) through (m), which covers each employee required by this section to use a respirator.
(j)(3)(ii) – The employer shall inform any person who launders or clean DBCP-contaminated protective clothing or equipment of the potentially harmful effects of exposure to DBCP.
(n)(1) – Training program.
(i) The employer shall train each employee who may be exposed to DBCP in accordance with the requirements of this section. The employer shall institute a training program and ensure employee participation in the program.
(ii) The employer shall assure that each employee is informed of the following:
(a) – The information contained in Appendix A;
(b) – The quantity, location, manner of use, release or storage of DBCP and the specific nature of operations which could result in exposure to DBCP as well as any necessary protective steps;
(c) – The purpose, proper use, and limitations of respirators;
(d) – The purpose and description of the medical surveillance program required by paragraph (m) of this section; and
(e) – A review of this standard, including appendices.
(n)(2) – Access to training materials.
(i) – The employer shall make a copy of this standard and its appendices readily available to all affected employees.
(q)(1) – Employee observation. The employer shall provide affected employees, or their designated representatives, with an opportunity to observe any monitoring of employee exposure to DBCP required by this section.