2. Opening Conference: CSHO finds out if workers are represented, and makes sure representative participates in all phases of the inspection.
a. Explains why OSHA selected the worksite for inspection
b. Obtains information about company, including copy of hazard assessment to see what PPE is necessary
c. Explains purpose of the visit, scope of the inspection, walkaround procedures, worker representation, private worker interviews and the closing conference
d. Determines whether facility falls under any inspection exemption through a voluntary compliance program (if consultation visit)
3. Walkaround: proceed through workplace and violations are observed and documented, may interview workers, monitor worker exposures
4. Closing Conference: violations and estimated times for correction are discussed; informed of rights and responsibilities related to inspection; citations are sent in mail at later date
Serious Violation: where there is a substantial probability that death or serious physical harm could result and the employer knew, or should have known of the hazard.
Other-Than-Serious Violation: violation that has direct relationship to safety and health, but would probably not cause death or serious physical harm.
Repeated Violation: a violation that is the same or similar to a previous violation.
Atmosphere-Supplying respirator: provides user with breathable air not from ambient atmosphere (2 other types: Supplied-air respirators use hose called an airline to provide clean air from the air tank & Self-contained breathing apparatus: consists of a hose that is connected to cylinder of compressed air)
IB: Flashpt. below 73F and Bp at or above 100F
IC: Flashpt. at or above 73F and below 100F
Class III: flashpt. at or above 140F; further divided into two subclasses
IIIB: flashpt. at or above 200F
Engineering control: enclosing process so contaminants do not get into workplace, improving ventilation and changing equipment or processes
Administrative controls: restricting access to contaminated areas, limiting total time workers are exposed & housekeeping procedures
PPE: personal protective equipment
what is the form of the contaminant?
how toxic is the contaminant?
What is the concentration of the contaminant?
sensation accompanied by what else?
2. grab fold and pull towards fingertips, turning glove inside-out
3. pull on fold until glove almost off
4. continue to hold removed glove and completely remove hand from glove
5.slide finger under remaining glove, slide finger towards fingertips until half finger under glove
6. turn finger 180 degrees and pull glove outward and toward fingertips; first glove encased in second glove; second glove inside-out
7. grab gloves and pull second hand free from glove
2. Flammable gases and vapors
3. potential toxic air contaminants
are five of their duties?
2) know behavioral effects of exposure to hazards
3) maintain accurate count of entrants and ensure permit identifies personnel present in space
4) remain outside permit space at all times
5) maintain effective communication with entrants to monitor status
2) make sure all entry-permit requirements are satisfied
3) making sure rescue services are available and can be summoned when required
4) ensure terms of permit are followed and entry conditions are maintained
2. employees removed from machine or equipment area
3. all lockout/ tagout devices removed
4. authorized employee proceed to energize and test machine
5. after testing, all systems deenergized and energy control measures reapplied to continue maintenance
2) primary responsibility for set number of employees working under protection of group lockout/tagout device must be vested in single authorized employee
3) single authorized employee must determine exposure status of individual group members
4) if more than one crew, dept. or group involved, single authorized employees must be designated to coordinate affected workforces and ensure continuity of protection
5) each authorized employee must affix a personal lockout/tagout device to machine when work begins and remove it when works is completed
2) obvious or suspected damage to tire or wheel components