Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School
|Marta Montleon, Superintendent-Director
Brian S. Bentley, Assistant Superintendent-Director/Principal
|251 Stonehaven Road
Fall River, Massachusetts 02723
|FROM:||Brian S. Bentley, Assistant Superintendent-Director/Principal|
|SUBJECT:||Handling Hazardous Material with Care|
We need to continue instruction on how to handle hazardous materials with our students.
All Shop Related instructors are to incorporate a unit of instruction on Handling Hazardous Materials is their respective trade for each class/grade. This is a requirement under the Chapter 74 regulations.
Shop and Science instructors should include instruction on handling Hazardous Materials as a part of their safety instruction. A complete instructors guide on Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste handling is available in every department.
An excellent source for obtaining information on handling hazardous materials is available on line at: www.hazmatschool.com/hazmatlinks.html
Diman has completed a Workplace Hazard Assessment in compliance with OSHA's regulation of 29 CFR 1910, Subpart I for each vocational program and is in compliance with all recommended Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
If you need further information please contact the Occupational Coordinator.
REFERENCE: Safety and Health in Chapter 74-Approved Vocational Technical Education Programs per the Massachusetts Vocational Technical Education Regulations 603 CMR 4.03(3); (4) (15):
The Career/Vocational Technical Education Safety Guide is posted at http://www.doe.mass.edu/cte/safety/guide.doc.
From the Diman Employee Handbook.