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# Standard Interpretations
1 2014 - 09/22/2014 - HAZWOPER training requirements for workers involved in intrusive soil work
2 2012 - 06/29/2012 - HAZWOPER standard's requirements for medical surveillance and training
3 2012 - 04/05/2012 - Mandatory elements of a HAZWOPER baseline physical examination.
4 2012 - 03/14/2012 - Applicability of HAZWOPER to the clearing and rerailing of train cars after derailment situations.
5 2011 - 07/11/2011 - Whether an employer's medical monitoring form meets the requirements under HAZWOPER.
6 2011 - 03/11/2011 - Clarification of mobile workers and sanitation facility requirements under HAZWOPER.
7 2010 - 10/28/2010 - Training requirements under the HAZWOPER standard.
8 2010 - 02/22/2010 - Clarification on whether the HAZWOPER standard applies to Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams responding to a terrorist incident.
9 2010 - 02/16/2010 - Trainer qualifications under the HAZWOPER standard.
10 2010 - 01/25/2010 - OSHA requirements for mercury response and clean-up personnel in a number of different site-specific scenarios.
11 2009 - 02/04/2009 - Clarification on acceptability of National Environmental Trainers, Inc. (NET) interactive 40-hour training program.
12 2009 - 01/06/2009 - Training requirements for fire investigators.
13 2008 - 07/17/2008 - Whether a combination course can meet refresher training requirements in 1910.120(e)(8) and the OSHA 10-hour construction industry outreach program.
14 2008 - 04/28/2008 - Use of a "hybrid" course to meet training requirements for both a general site worker and a hazardous materials technician under HAZWOPER.
15 2008 - 03/03/2008 - Clarification of whether an employee can opt out of medical surveillance examinations under the HAZWOPER standard, 29 CFR 1910.120.
16 2007 - 12/04/2007 - Clarification of HAZWOPER training requirements as they apply to an employee of the town of Windsor, VT.
17 2007 - 09/19/2007 - Clarification of OSHA requirements for trainer qualifications under the HAZWOPER standard.
18 2007 - 03/14/2007 - Whether firefighters trained to the HAZWOPER awareness level can respond to emergency releases of hazardous substances.
19 2006 - 07/12/2006 - PSM compliance for ammonia refrigeration systems.
20 2006 - 02/01/2006 - Applicability of HAZWOPER standard to hazardous waste generators that are not conditionally exempt as small quantity generators.
21 2005 - 06/23/2005 - Applicable regulations when handling waste material classified as "sludge exempt" in regards to the Hazard Communication and HAZWOPER standards.
22 2004 - 08/16/2004 - Acceptability of using computer-based (on-line) training for the HAZWOPER 40-hour classroom training.
23 2004 - 02/14/2004 - Process operators' training requirements to take limited action in stopping an emergency release; role in an incident command system.
24 2003 - 11/24/2003 - Application of HAZWOPER (1910.120) to terrorist and weapons of mass destruction incident responses.
25 2003 - 08/01/2003 - Firefighter training requirements to respond to emergency releases, or potential emergency releases, of hazardous substance.
26 2003 - 04/22/2003 - HAZWOPER training requirements for hospital staff who decontaminate chemically contaminated patients.
27 2003 - 02/26/2003 - Application of absorbent pads for spill control;hazardous waste site cleanup training does not qualify worker as hazardous materials technician.
28 2003 - 01/13/2003 - Respiratory protection and emergency escape requirements for IDLH atmospheres.
29 2002 - 12/02/2002 - Training and PPE requirements for hospital staff that decontaminate victims/patients.
30 2002 - 09/26/2002 - HAZWOPER safety and health plan requirements for Phase I and Phase II environmental assessments.
31 2002 - 09/25/2002 - HAZWOPER medical examinations must be offered at a reasonable time and without cost to the employee.
32 2002 - 09/05/2002 - Respiratory protection requirements for hospital staff decontaminating chemically contaminated patients.
33 1997 - 10/31/1997 - Application of HAZWOPER.
34 1997 - 10/31/1997 - Clarification of the requirements of the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard.
35 1997 - 10/29/1997 - Access to employee exposure and medical records.
36 1997 - 10/29/1997 - The requirements of paragraph (m) in the OSHA HAZWOPER Standard.
37 1997 - 06/27/1997 - OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard.
38 1997 - 04/25/1997 - Emergency response training requirements for hospital staff.
39 1997 - 04/03/1997 - Appropriate protective clothing for aircraft firefighting.
40 1997 - 01/14/1997 - Training provisions of OSHA's HAZWOPER standard.
41 1996 - 12/16/1996 - Interpretation on medical surveillance requirements under OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response.
42 1996 - 11/07/1996 - Definition of a Hazardous Substance.
43 1996 - 09/11/1996 - Voluntary safety and health audits under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
44 1996 - 05/15/1996 - Worker protection for employees incinerating hazardous waste on cement plant property.
45 1996 - 04/19/1996 - Training requirements under the HAZWOPER standard.
46 1996 - 03/26/1996 - Whether the OSHA HAZWOPER standard applies to the remediation of unexploded conventional ordnance at military sites.
47 1996 - 02/22/1996 - The requirement for change rooms whenever employees are required to wear personal protective clothing.
48 1995 - 09/11/1995 - Interpretation of OSHA requirements for personal protective equipment to be used during marine oil spill emergency response operations.
49 1995 - 09/05/1995 - Clarification on who must receive first responder awareness level training.
50 1995 - 08/28/1995 - The OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) regulation.
51 1995 - 08/11/1995 - OSHA PPE standard requirements for hazard assessment and employee training and the OSHA HAZWOPER standard requirements.
52 1995 - 08/11/1995 - The application of the OSHA HAZWOPER standard to employers of transfer facilities.
53 1995 - 07/06/1995 - Relationship between training requirements for those who will perform permit space rescue services in accordance with PRCS and the Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response standard.
54 1995 - 05/01/1995 - Requirements for spill containment mats under retail displays of lawn and garden chemicals within stores.
55 1995 - 05/01/1995 - Response to IDLH or Potential IDLH atmospheres.
56 1995 - 04/06/1995 - OSHA guidance on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training.
57 1995 - 02/03/1995 - Community response personnel with regards to HAZWOPER.
58 1994 - 12/21/1994 - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response.
59 1994 - 11/22/1994 - The use of computer-based training to satisfy OSHA training requirements.
60 1994 - 11/16/1994 - Medical clearance for respirator wearers in emergency response situations.
61 1994 - 11/08/1994 - Clarification on HAZWOPER emergency response training requirements.
62 1994 - 10/11/1994 - The acceptability of a computer based, self-paced training program for use in meeting the refresher training requirements of the standard.
63 1994 - 09/01/1994 - The applicability of HAZWOPER emergency response training requirements to workers who change leaking chlorine cylinders in a water treatment facility.
64 1994 - 08/24/1994 - Application of OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standard to employers of news media personnel who are covering emergency response incidents.
65 1994 - 07/07/1994 - Management and supervisors' training required in paragraph (e)(4) of the standard.
66 1994 - 04/26/1994 - HAZWOPER and Asbestos standards apply to any emergency response to an uncontrolled hazardous substance release involving the presence of asbestos.
67 1994 - 01/31/1994 - Members of a HAZMAT team.
68 1993 - 08/05/1993 - Post-emergency response and medical surveillance requirements of HAZWOPER.
69 1993 - 07/28/1993 - Minnesota administers its own occupational Safety & Health Program.
70 1993 - 06/22/1993 - Response to emergency in "normal work area" definition.
71 1993 - 06/17/1993 - Whether an off-site HAZMAT emergency response team may be permitted to all areas of a hazardous waste site in an emergency response action.
72 1993 - 04/20/1993 - Clarification on first aid requirements for hazardous waste sites.
73 1993 - 03/24/1993 - Health and safety plans for hazardous waste operations & emergency response.
74 1993 - 03/12/1993 - Hazardous waste operations and emergency response lapsed refresher training requirements.
75 1993 - 03/04/1993 - Clarification on training for firefighters and HAZWOPER.
76 1993 - 01/26/1993 - Support zone personnel at a CERCLA thermal destruction site.
77 1993 - 01/26/1993 - Training for plant maintenance personnel and HAZWOPER.
78 1993 - 01/14/1993 - Transportation of hazardous waste.
79 1992 - 12/30/1992 - Clarification of training certification.
80 1992 - 12/30/1992 - The hazardous waste operations and emergency response regulation.
81 1992 - 12/23/1992 - EPA CERCLA regulations and site monitoring requirements of 1910.120.
82 1992 - 12/16/1992 - Alarm systems for employee evacuation and/or response.
83 1992 - 11/20/1992 - Background of standards.
84 1992 - 10/27/1992 - Employees who work at hazardous waste sites who are not involved in cleanup.
85 1992 - 10/27/1992 - Training requirements for hospital personnel involved in an emergency response of a hazardous substance.
86 1992 - 10/21/1992 - Various questions on Hazwoper.
87 1992 - 09/22/1992 - Manufacturing facilities with potential for exposure to hazardous waste.
88 1992 - 09/11/1992 - Training issues and Hazwoper.
89 1992 - 09/03/1992 - Questions of Hazwoper in a state plan state.
90 1992 - 09/01/1992 - Various questions on OSHA standards.
91 1992 - 08/27/1992 - HAZWOPER training requirements.
92 1992 - 08/18/1992 - Use of EPA's Health and Safety Plan (HASP) computer program.
93 1992 - 08/14/1992 - Training and medical requirements for hazardous waste workers.
94 1992 - 08/12/1992 - Hazardous waste clean-up operations.
95 1992 - 08/12/1992 - Training requirements for maintenance of housekeeping personnel.
96 1992 - 07/27/1992 - Supervisor/management 8-hour training and the 8-hour refresher training.
97 1992 - 07/21/1992 - OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response final rule.
98 1992 - 07/21/1992 - Refresher training and HAZWOPER.
99 1992 - 07/14/1992 - Clarification of HAZWOPER to a cleanup operation at a solid waste management unit.
100 1992 - 06/29/1992 - Definition of an emergency response.
101 1992 - 06/05/1992 - Applicability of compressed gas cylinder standard to workplaces subject to the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard.
102 1992 - 05/13/1992 - Refresher training, supervisor training and the hazardous waste standard.
103 1992 - 05/11/1992 - Post closure operations and maintenance activities; training requirements of HAZWOPER.
104 1992 - 04/02/1992 - Vehicle operations on hazardous waste sites.
105 1992 - 03/31/1992 - Medical personnel exposed to patients contaminated with hazardous waste.
106 1992 - 03/30/1992 - Technical interpretation of Baird & McQuire superfund cleanup site.
107 1992 - 03/27/1992 - Towing operators skilled in operating equipment for emergency responses.
108 1992 - 03/25/1992 - Clarification of cleanup operation identified by a governmental body as an uncontrolled hazardous waste site.
109 1992 - 03/24/1992 - Texaco emergency response assistance team.
110 1992 - 03/10/1992 - HAZWOPER requirements in the "territorial seas".
111 1992 - 03/06/1992 - Annual 8 hour refresher training for employees who work on hazardous waste sites.
112 1992 - 02/13/1992 - Response to oil spills, training, and other issues of HAZWOPER.
113 1992 - 02/13/1992 - Training requirements where "low magnitude of risk of exposure to hazardous substances" exists.
114 1992 - 02/12/1992 - OSHA does not certify instructors in HAZWOPER.
115 1992 - 02/12/1992 - OSHA does not cover volunteers, but EPA does in Hazardous Waste Operations.
116 1992 - 02/12/1992 - Training for employees at CERCLA and RCRA sites.
117 1991 - 12/30/1991 - Medical surveillance of HAZWOPER and employer responsibility to employees.
118 1991 - 12/30/1991 - OSHA's jurisdiction over volunteer fire fighters.
119 1991 - 12/30/1991 - Training and HAZWOPER.
120 1991 - 12/24/1991 - Hazwoper minimum training for an On Scene Incident Commander.
121 1991 - 12/18/1991 - Hazwoper EPA and OSHA jurisdictional issues.
122 1991 - 12/16/1991 - Washington's Response to Federal Program Change (CPL 2-2.51)
123 1991 - 12/10/1991 - Underground storage tanks and 1910.120.
124 1991 - 12/06/1991 - Geographic definitions, multi-functional setting; refresher training.
125 1991 - 12/04/1991 - Training requirements of HAZWOPER.
126 1991 - 12/02/1991 - Hazwoper training in hospitals.
127 1991 - 12/02/1991 - Standards addressing excavations
128 1991 - 11/19/1991 - HAZWOPER applications.
129 1991 - 11/08/1991 - Emergency situations that fall under Hazwoper.
130 1991 - 11/07/1991 - Definition of "actual field experience" in Hazwoper.
131 1991 - 10/11/1991 - Application of 1910.120 to home heating oil.
132 1991 - 10/08/1991 - Over-the-road vehicle operator required response to a large release.
133 1991 - 10/02/1991 - Training requirements for firefighters.
134 1991 - 09/20/1991 - Operations level personnel training.
135 1991 - 08/27/1991 - OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response.
136 1991 - 08/20/1991 - On scene incident commander for Hazwoper standard.
137 1991 - 08/20/1991 - Training requirements of Hazwoper for various functions.
138 1991 - 08/19/1991 - Academic training considered as equivalently trained for Hazwoper.
139 1991 - 08/15/1991 - Employees with previous experience and training in the removal of underground storage tanks.
140 1991 - 08/06/1991 - Actively involved; generators; CERCLA 101(33) substances.
141 1991 - 07/17/1991 - 1910.120 Application to Petroleum Product Spills or Releases Subject to State Codes
142 1991 - 07/08/1991 - Protective Clothing for Firefighters
143 1991 - 07/01/1991 - Post Emergency Response Training Requirements
144 1991 - 06/26/1991 - Employee evacuation in the event of imminent Natural Phenomenon.
145 1991 - 06/25/1991 - Cost of training is the employer's responsibility.
146 1991 - 06/17/1991 - Fires involving spills or releases of hazardous substances
147 1991 - 06/17/1991 - Minimum number of hours required for awareness level for police officers
148 1991 - 06/14/1991 - Boilermakers rebuilding an incinerator in a clean area at a Superfund site
149 1991 - 06/14/1991 - Maintaining Medical Records for Employees Subject to Medical Surveillance.
150 1991 - 06/14/1991 - Training requirements for emergency medical service personnel.
151 1991 - 06/12/1991 - Emergency response procedures for radioactive materials
152 1991 - 06/10/1991 - Training required for clean-up of hazardous waste and hazardous substances
153 1991 - 06/07/1991 - Requirements for training in hazardous waste for DOE personnel
154 1991 - 06/07/1991 - Training requirements for drivers hauling hazardous waste.
155 1991 - 06/05/1991 - Error corrected in response of Sept. 4, 1990 concerning fire hazard associated with TCE
156 1991 - 06/04/1991 - Training required for emergency response at industrial facilities
157 1991 - 05/15/1991 - Eight hours refresher training per year required specific to job responsibilities at a TSDF.
158 1991 - 05/13/1991 - Training and certification procedures of Hazwoper.
159 1991 - 05/10/1991 - Training requirements for employees in food storage facility where ammonia is used solely as a refrigerant.
160 1991 - 04/03/1991 - Emergency response in the trucking industry.
161 1991 - 03/13/1991 - Employees who design and engineer hazardous waste facilities and their coverage under 1910.120.
162 1991 - 01/28/1991 - Application of 1910.120 to emergency Responders at a nuclear power plants
163 1991 - 01/23/1991 - Application of the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response to general industry.
164 1990 - 12/11/1990 - Cleaning petroleum storage tanks located in tank terminals and refineries.
165 1990 - 11/26/1990 - Hazwoper does not require training for employees not involved or exposed to hazardous waste areas.
166 1990 - 11/15/1990 - "Laboratory setting" and subsequent requirements for Hazwoper.
167 1990 - 11/09/1990 - First responders, training, hazardous materials technician, etc.
168 1990 - 09/05/1990 - Training not required if employees not likely to be exposed to or participate in emergency response activities.
169 1990 - 04/24/1990 - Training requirements in 29 CFR 1910.120 concerning hazardous waste cleanup operations.
170 1990 - 04/04/1990 - Application of 1910.120 to cleanup of nuclear and hazardous waste
171 1990 - 03/30/1990 - Underground Storage Tanks
172 1990 - 01/09/1990 - Application of certain provisions of 1910.120 in light of specific emergency response requirements under RCRA.
173 1989 - 11/22/1989 - Training requirements of 1910.120
174 1989 - 10/09/1989 - Interpretation on the application of 1910.120 to clean-up of water-borne releases of hazardous substances.
175 1989 - 09/07/1989 - 29 CFR 1910.120 Application to Underground Storage Tanks at Service Stations
176 1989 - 08/28/1989 - Operations regulated by 40 CFR 264 and 265 must comply with 1910.120 training.
177 1989 - 08/15/1989 - Application of 1910.120 to the construction of a building where the ground water would be classified as hazardous waste.
178 1989 - 07/28/1989 - Application of OSHA's final standard for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response.
179 1989 - 06/30/1989 - Training certification requirements for 1910.120, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response.
180 1989 - 06/23/1989 - Clarification concerning the relationship of several paragraphs within the 1910.120 Standard.
181 1989 - 05/11/1989 - Definition of Hazardous Waste.
182 1989 - 05/10/1989 - 1910.120 exemption for no exposure situations and tiered training requirments.
183 1988 - 08/19/1988 - Interpretation concerning 1910.120 requirements for air monitoring, a site safety and health plan, training, and medical surveillance.
184 1987 - 02/11/1987 - Information on Hydro Carbide Tungsten, otherwise known as cemented tungsten carbide with colbalt binder.
185 1986 - 11/03/1986 - Information on Polychlorobiphenyls (PCB's) in Ceiling Tiles

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