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OSHA Crude Oil Hazards

Online Training & Certification Course

This course covers hazards posed by crude oil, relating to OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) standard 29 CFR § 1910.1200. This course describes the standard, what types of hazards that chemicals pose, along with hazard controls that can be used to protect the health and safety of workers.

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Governing regulations.
This online course satisfies the training requirements of OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.1200 Hazard Communication for Crude oil.

Who must take this course?
According to OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.1200 Appendix E: Each employee who may be "exposed" to hazardous chemicals when working must be provided information and trained prior to initial assignment to work with a hazardous chemical, and whenever the hazard changes.

This course is intended for those persons working in or around crude oil, in particular those persons involved in oil spill cleanup activities.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Click to Learn More Course topics.

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • what crude oil is and what products are made from it,
  • potential ways to be exposed,
  • oil spills,
  • routes of entry,
  • health effects, and
  • controls, including:
    • engineering/technological solutions
    • Hazard Communication
    • work practices and training
    • Personal Protective Equipment
Click to Learn More Course format.

Our OSHA Crude Oil Hazards Training course consists of content, graphics, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

It will take a MINIMUM of 1 hour to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.

Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

OSHA has not specified any time frame for required retraining or recertification for Crude Oil Hazards. Since there is no OSHA standard dealing with this specific hazard the OSH Act general duty clause, section 5(a)(1), 29 U.S.C. 654(b)(1) defines the standard which provides that:

(a) Each employer -

(1) shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees.

A recognized hazard is a danger recognized by the employer's industry or industry in general, by the employer, or by common sense. The general duty clause does not apply if there is an OSHA standard dealing with the hazard, unless the employer knows that the standard does not adequately address the hazard.

Therefore it is our recommendation that workers be retrained at least every three years.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable OSHA Crude Oil Hazards Training certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.1 CEUs (or 1 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

Click to Learn More Additional related courses I may wish to purchase.

Persons exposed to crude oil are most likely required by OSHA to receive additional training relevant to their specific exposure level with crude oil, e.g. Personal Protective Equipment, Hazard Communication, Heat Stress & Fatigue-related Hazards, Outdoor Biological Hazards and others.
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