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 Standard 11.  Understands job safety in the plumbing industry.
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands national organizational (e.g., OSHA, EPA) and local regulations and guidelines on safety pertaining to plumbing
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands local safety regulations pertaining to plumbing
     2.Understands national safety regulations pertaining to plumbing
     3.Understands local safety guidelines pertaining to plumbing
     4.Understands national safety guidelines pertaining to plumbing
   Benchmark 2.Knows how to use safety guidelines in the workplace (e.g., wears personal protective equipment, follows safety precautions and procedures regarding activity around tools, equipment and confined spaces; lockout and tagout processes)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses workplace safety procedures
     2.Uses workplace safety precautions
     3.Uses personal protective equipment
     4.Uses lockout process
     5.Uses tagout process
   Benchmark 3.Knows types of hazardous materials and how to use Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows types of hazardous materials
     2.Knows how to use Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
   Benchmark 4.Knows procedures for responding to workplace accidents or injuries, including when and how to employ emergency procedures (e.g., first aid, CPR, evacuation plans) and the location of emergency equipment
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows when to employ emergency procedures
     2.Knows how to employ emergency procedures
     3.Knows when to employ first aid
     4.Knows when to employ CPR
     5.Knows when to employ evacuation plans
     6.Knows how to employ first aid
     7.Knows how to employ CPR
     8.Knows how to employ evacuation plans
     9.Knows the location of emergency equipment
 Standard 22.  Understands safety issues and requirements
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows safety issues in the electrical trade, including precautions (use of PPE, HAZMAT response, emergency procedures) and workplace hazards (electrical sources, hazardous materials)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
     2.Knows Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) response
     3.Knows emergency procedures
   Benchmark 2.Knows safety requirements in the electrical trade (e.g., as established by OSHA, MSDS, EPA, NEC)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows about electrical codes
     2.Knows about electrical regulations
     3.Knows about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
     4.Knows about the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
     5.Knows how to use Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
     6.Knows about the National Electric Code