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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 1RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS
CHAPTER 14REGULATIONS FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG)
SUBCHAPTER BGENERAL RULES FOR ALL STATIONARY LNG INSTALLATIONS
RULE §14.2137Employee Safety and Training

(a) Employees shall be advised of the hazards relative to LNG facility operations.

(b) Protective clothing and equipment shall be provided to employees for both normal operations and emergency response.

(c) Employees who handle and dispense LNG shall be trained in proper handling, operating duties, and procedures.

(d) Employees shall be trained upon employment and as needed thereafter, but no less than every two years. Training shall include the following:

  (1) information on the nature, properties, and hazards of LNG in both the liquid and gaseous phases;

  (2) specific instructions on the facility equipment to be used;

  (3) use and care of protective equipment and clothing;

  (4) standard first aid;

  (5) response to emergency situations such as fire, leaks, and spills;

  (6) good housekeeping practices;

  (7) the emergency response plan; and

  (8) evacuation and fire drills.

(e) Licensees or ultimate consumers shall retain employee safety training records for the past four years.


Source Note: The provisions of this §14.2137 adopted to be effective May 26, 2003, 28 TexReg 4100

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