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Flammable and Combustible Liquids

Start:Jul 04, 2020

Duration:5 Minute(s)

Goal: this Cognitive Trail will increase the ability to apply Cal/OSHA safety standards for the construction industry.

Description: This Navitent will increase the successfulness of applying OSHA's safety standards. This information was taken from Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide f ... Read More

Summary: Safety Made Simple

Step 1

The next Steps cover Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Flammable and Combustible Liquids. Where appropriate, we have referenced the code from Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

The topics we will cover in this Navitent are:

-What are Flammable and Combustible Liquids?
-How Are They Contained?
-Leakage or Spillage
-Acceptable Usage
-Warning Legend
-When Not to Use
-Storage and Transportation
-Hazard Communication Program

After each of the next Steps, select the 'successful' response to indicate that you have read and understand the Step.

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Step 2

What are Flammable and Combustible Liquids?

Flammable and combustible liquids include gasoline, paint thinners, solvents, etc.

Step 3

How Are They Contained?

These liquids must be kept in closed containers when not in use. 1935(a)

Step 4

Leakage or Spillage

Leakage or spillage must be disposed of promptly and safely. 1935(b)

Step 5

Acceptable Usage

Flammable and combustible liquids may be used only where no open flames or sources of ignition exist (see specifics in 1935(c).

Step 6

Warning Legend

All containers of flammable and combustible liquids must be plainly marked with a warning legend. 5417(a)

Step 7

When Not to Use

Flammable liquids must not be used:

-To wash floors, structures, or equipment except where there is adequate ventilation

-To spray for cleaning purposes unless the liquids are used in a spray booth or outdoors where there is no ignition source within 25 feet of their use

Step 8

Storage and Transportation

Flammable liquids must be stored and transported in closed containers. 5417(e)

Note: for specific requirements concerning indoor and outdoor storage, see 1931 and 1932. For on-site dispensing operations see 1934.

Step 9

Hazard Communication Program

A hazard communication program is required. 5194

Step 10

How much did this Navitent help you to understand the Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, including:

-What are Flammable and Combustible Liquids?
-How Are They Contained?
-Leakage or Spillage
-Acceptable Usage
-Warning Legend
-When Not to Use
-Storage and Transportation
-Hazard Communication Program

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