Mercaptan Spill Prevention Training

Midland Resource Recovery (MRR) offers custom classes that are unique to each client’s needs in most aspects of odorization with the focus being mercaptan spill prevention training.

Emergency Management

As odorization professionals, we stress the importance of emergency management to reduce the vulnerability to odorant spills. With over twenty years in the business, we have seen that most incidents could have been avoided with proper training, equipment installation by a qualified technician, understanding operating procedures and having an emergency response plan in place.

Odorization Training Topics

  • Objectives of odorization
  • Chemical and physical properties of odorants
  • Human health effects
  • Environmental effects
  • Overview of odorization systems
  • Odorant transport
  • Odor-free handling of odorant
  • Causes of odorant spills
  • Consequences of odorant spills
  • Spill prevention
  • Emergency spill response plan
  • Case scenarios, odorant spills

Required OSHA Training

CFR 1910.1200(h)(1)

“Employers shall provide employees with effective information and training on hazardous chemicals in their work area at the time of their initial assignment, and whenever a new chemical hazard the employees have not previously been trained about is introduced into their work area. Information and training may be designed to cover categories of hazards (e.g., flammability, carcinogenicity) or specific chemicals. Chemical-specific information must always be available through labels and safety data sheets.”

Related Spill Prevention Products and Services

Odorant Emergency Spill Response
MRR provides emergency spill response for mercaptan spillage from natural disasters, odorization system malfunction or human error.

Mercaptan Spill Kit
The MRR Mercaptan Spill Kit includes the essential emergency items to mitigate an odorant spill.

Reference
OSHA Training Requirement (Retrieved 10/17/16.). From https://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha2254.pdf