How To Comply With The Air Quality In Ethylene Oxide Plants

Credit: 2 PDH

Course Fee: $6.00

32 Pages


Course Summary

The purpose of this course is to help employers understand how to monitor the quality of the air in workplaces where ethylene oxide (EtO) is processed, used, or handled. Air monitoring is an important activity that can help alert employers when unsafe levels of EtO are present in the air so that they can take steps to reduce employee exposure. EtO can be used more safely if appropriate precautions are taken and if equipment is adequately designed and maintained.

Learning Objectives

  • OSHA Requirement for Air Monitoring
  • Clarifying the Different Types of Exposure Monitoring
  • Personal Monitoring
  • Area Monitoring
  • Leak Detection
  • The OSHA Exposure Levels
  • Monitoring Requirements
  • Initial Monitoring
  • Periodic Monitoring
  • Actions Triggered by Air Sample Results
  • Methods of Detecting Emergency EtO Releases
  • Emergency Situations
  • Emergency Plan for EtO
  • Emergency Alert Provision
  • How to Get Help with Air Monitoring
  • Additional Sources of Information
  • References
  • OSHA Assistance
  • OSHA Regional Offices

Course Author

Army Corp of Engineers



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