McVac Environmental

Safety is Number One!

McVAC’s Safety Training for all New Hires is job-specific and based on an employee’s existing credentials and federal OSHA regulatory requirements.  Training may include any or all of the following, provided either through the Local 478 Operating Engineers’ Union Hall, Third Party Vendors or In-House Resources:

At a minimum all McVAC Employees involved in field work at jobsites and/or transportation activities will be required to take the following training courses:

  • Emergency Action Plans, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.38
  • Fire Prevention Plans, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.39
  • HAZWOPER, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120, Initial 40-hour and 8-hour Refresher
  • Confined Spaces in Construction, OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA
  • Chemical Workplace Hazards (Haz.-Comm. Standard), 29 CFR 1910.1200
  • OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety
  • First Aid/CPR/AED

In addition to the basic required training courses listed above, certain job specific functions require additional training.  Training including, but not limited to, the topics listed below, will be provided to new hires or when an employee’s job specific duties change.

  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Management Training, 40 CFR 262.43, 265.16
  • HAZWOPER Supervisor, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120
  • Incident Command System, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120
  • Hazardous Materials Technician, Level III OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120
  • Fire Prevention. Protection and Fire Extinguisher Use
  • Hot Work/Open Flame/Welding/Cutting and Fire Prevention
  • Personal Protective Equipment – (Eye, Head, Food, Body & Hands)
  • Accident Prevention Signs and Tags, Signaling & Barricades
  • DOT Hazardous Materials Training, HM-181
  • Field/Site Safety & Health Officer Duties
  • Lock-out/Tag-out of Hazardous Energy
  • Electrical Safety, Safeguarding & Overhead Power Lines
  • Reasonable Suspicion Drug & Alcohol Training for Supervisors
  • Drug & Alcohol Awareness for CDL and Non-CDL Drivers
  • Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Safety/Defensive Driving
  • Mobile Equipment (Safe Operation & Maintenance)
  • Accident and Near Miss Incident Investigation
  • Fall Hazards, Fall Protection, Stairways and Ladder Safety
  • Materials Handling/Ergonomics/Back Safety
  • Heat Stress/Cold Stress
  • Blood-borne Pathogens
  • Job Safety Hazard Analysis
  • Hand and Power Tool Safety
  • Occupational Noise Exposure
  • Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts)
  • Flammable Liquid Storage Methods
  • Respiratory Selection and Protection
  • Housekeeping/General Workplace Safety
  • Other Job-Specific Training not listed above.