Process Safety Management in California

Course Description:

Today, we’re going to talk about the safe operation of processes in California that use toxic, reactive, flammable, or explosive chemicals, which we will collectively refer to as highly hazardous chemicals. This training session is for employees and employees of contractors who work with processes utilizing highly hazardous chemicals that are covered under the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s, or Cal/OSHA’s, Process Safety Management, or PSM, Standard, located at 8 California Code of Regulations, or CCR, 5189. We will discuss the elements of a PSM program, as well as procedures for safely handling highly hazardous chemicals and operating chemical processes that involve such chemicals.
Course Duration: 42 minutes

Why “Process Safety Management in California” Matters:

At the completion of this module, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the dangers of highly hazardous chemicals present in their facility.
  • Recognize the importance of safely following standard operating procedures.
  • Avoid or correct hazards and unsafe conditions.
  • Respond to emergencies and near misses.