Benzene Awareness - OSHA StandardsDownload as PDF
Benzene Awareness - OSHA Standards
LO1: Identify the characteristics of benzene
LO2: Explain where benzene is found
LO3: Describe the effects of exposure to benzene
LO4: List the safety equipment that should be used to protect against the effects of benzene
LO5: Describe the precautions to be taken to avoid exposure to benzene
LO6: Outline the actions to be taken if exposed to benzene
Oil & Gas Industry
No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is an agency of the United States Department of Labour. 29 CFR 1910.1028
The aim of this course is to inform you about benzene and where you may be exposed to it. This course also advises on what might happen if you are exposed and the precautions you and your employer can take to stay safe. Finally, this course offers guidelines on how to respond if exposure does occur.
Employers should provide additional training when a new hazard/procedure/condition or piece of equipment is introduced into the workplace or “unscheduled” refresher training is recommended as directed to address inadequacies in knowledge and to address unsafe acts/deviations from procedures.