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| Standard Number:||1910.120; 1910.120(e) ; 1910.120(e)(1) ; 1910.120(e)(2) ; 1910.120(e)(3) ; 1910.120(e)(4) ; 1910.120(e)(9)|
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(9) Equivalent training. Employers who can show by documentation or certification that an employee's work experience and/or training has resulted in training equivalent to that training required in paragraphs (e)(1) through (e)(4) of this section shall not be required to provide the initial training requirements of those paragraphs to such employees.Therefore, if covered by the standard, you may be able to certify some of your employees as "equivalently trained" because of the past training they have attended and their on-the-job training as described in your letter. However, all potentially exposed personnel entering the hazardous waste site would require 8 hours of refresher training on a yearly basis.
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