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Chlorofluorocarbons and other ozone-depleting chemicals (ODCs) pose a serious hazard to both people and the environment. Therefore, it is important to know how to handle them safely and in compliance with federal regulations. This course will help individuals who may come into contact with ODCs to minimize the risk of exposure to themselves, others, and the environment. It describes practices for the proper handling of ODCs, as well as federal requirements for technician certification; material labeling; recovering and recycling; recordkeeping, and reporting. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
Employees who may be exposed to harmful ODCs, owners/operators of ODC-containing equipment with a charge of fifty pounds or more, and for employees with an awareness level of the regulations associated with ODC-containing equipment as a refresher course.