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  What are the requirements for stormwater management?
  What do I do if I encounter an illicit discharge?
  What is best practice for discharging water pumped from construction and maintenance activities?
  What should I do with my unwanted chemicals?
  When does my chemical waste get picked up?
Ergonomics
  Ergonomics Training Information
  How do I get help in MY workplace?
  What are some common ergonomic risk factors?
  What is ergonomics?
  What is the cost of an ergonomics consultation?
  What type of ergonomics training is offered?
  When is ergonomics training offered?
Evaluations
  How often are health and safety evaluations conducted by EHS?
  What if I have questions regarding an item on the evaluation report?
  What if I receive an OSHA citation?
  Will the department be issued some sort of report after the evaluation?
Excavation Safety
  Are there any special requirements for using a trench box?
  Do I need to classify the soil if I'm going to slope the face of the excavation for class C soil?
  Do I need training to work near but not in an excavation?
  Does the excavation competent person have to be on site at all times?
  Does the ramp have to be a certain angle to be compliant?
  Does the soil have to be classified if I'm going to use the trench box?
  Does the soil have to be tested to determine if it is class B (or A) soil?
  Excavation Awareness Training Information
  Excavation Competent Person Training Information
  How do I conduct soil testing to determine the class of soil?
  Is an excavation more than 5 feet deep also considered a confined space?
  Is distance alone (from a vertical wall of an excavation) adequate protection from cave-in?
  May I average the excavation depth when determining whether OSHA requirements apply?
  What is an excavation?
  When does fall protection have to be provided where personnel must cross over an excavation?
  Who do I contact for more information about excavations?
  Who is responsible for checking the excavation before entry?
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