Dramatic poster from OSHA with an image of an explosion and guidelines for effective worker participation in process safety management.
- Know the hazards associated with mixing, separating or storing process materials and chemicals. Participate in Process Hazard Analyses and Incident Investigations.
- Make sure your equipment is working properly at all times. Tell your supervisor immediately when it is not.
- Know how your process operates and what to do in an emergency or a near miss.
Employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthy workplace for their employees. OSHA’s role is to promote the safety and health of America’s working men and women by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health. For more information about safety in your chemical processing plant, talk with you employer, or visit www.osha.gov.