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Preventing Spills

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the actions that you and your employer should take to prevent hazardous material spills in your workplace
  • Describe the actions that you and your employer should take to ensure your company is prepared to effectively respond to a hazardous material spill in your workplace
  • Describe the response actions you and your coworkers should take in the event of a hazardous material spill in your workplace

Available in English

26 Minutes

This lesson teaches workers how to prevent and respond to hazardous liquid spills in the workplace by identifying their sources, performing routine maintenance and inspections, following proper handling and personal safety procedures, performing risk evaluations, and taking proper actions in response to a hazardous liquid spill. 

Course Outline
  • Prevention
  • Preparedness
  • Response
Regulations
  • 29 CFR, Part 1910, Subpart Z, Toxic and Hazardous Substances, Section 1910.1200, Hazard Communication
  • 29 CFR, Part 1910, Subpart I, Personal Protective Equipment, Section 1910.132, Personal Protective Equipment - General Requirements
  • 29 CFR, 1910, Subpart D, Walking-Working Surfaces, Section 1910.22, General Requirements
  • 29 CFR, Part 1910, Subpart E, Exit Routes and Emergency Planning, 1910.38 - Emergency Action Plans
  • 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart Z, Toxic and Hazardous Substances
  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart C - General Safety and Health Provisions