|UTILITY WORKER SAFETY-ONLINE
Safety concerns for water and wastewater utilities including confined space entry, underground utility location, excavation safety, fire safety, electrical safety, hazardous energy control (lock out/tag out), machine guarding, and the chemical hazard communication standard. Personal protection topics includes back safety, safe stairway/ladder use, personal fall protection, blood borne pathogen awareness, respiratory, eye, hand, head, hearing, and foot protection. Reviews regulations and standards relating to these topics. 3.0 Credits.
Meets WA Department of Health Relevancy Criteria for Waterworks Operator Professional Growth. Meets WA Department of Ecology Criteria for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and will earn Wastewater CEU.
REQUIRED TEXTBOOK FOR WTECH 183 COURSE:
- "Safety Practices for Water Utilities.". Sixth Edition. Denver, Colorado: American Water Works Association, 2002. (ISBN 9781583211908).
Textbooks may be purchased through GRCC Bookstore.