Aug 15, 2022  

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CPI 245 - Environmental Health, & Safety in Chemical Process Industry

Credits: 3
Requires that the student has already earned a technical associate, bachelor or greater degree; military experience; over 8000 hours industrial experience; or a journeyman's card. Reviews the environmental health and safety procedures and standards in the chemical process industry.

Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission required
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 30 Lab Hours: 15
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Identify organizational definitions and structure.
    1. List organizational definitions and structure.
      1. OSHA as an organization and resource.
      2. Environmental Health & Safety fundamentals.
      3. MIOSHA
      4. DOT
      5. RCRA and EPA
  2. Understand industry standards and safety culture within industry.
    1. Describe industry standards and safety culture as it applies to the following:
      1. First Responder Training.
      2. Hazardous Communication within shipping, plant operations, MSDS awareness and interpretation, and NFPA and engineering standards.
      3. confined space.
      4. Lock Out/Tag Out
      5. Hot work.
      6. Flammable and comobustible liquids.
      7. Electrical safety.
      8. Fire extinguishers and fire codes.
      9. Dust explosion safety and prevention.
      10. Risk assessmetn.
      11. Safety committees.
  3. Explain issues pertaining to process operators.
    1. Complete individual training modules pertaining to process operators.
      1. Respirators and inhalation hazards.
      2. Personal protection equipment
      3. Hand and power tool safety.
      4. Eye and face protection.
      5. Back safety.
      6. Fall protection.
      7. Ladder safety.
      8. Powered industrial trucks.
      9. Coping with shiftwork.
      10. Nitrogen safety and awareness.
  4. Apply practical application of safety and environmental practices.
    1. Perform Lock Out/Tag Out exercises.
    2. Demonstrate vessel entry/confined space.
    3. Demonstrate proper use of electrical equipment.
    4. Apply knowledge of hand tool use.
    5. Demonstrate proper donning of Personal protection equipment donning and equipment care.

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