Accepted Equivalents for Evonik Contractor Site Entry

Evonik Site Entry Requirement Equivalents

All contractor personnel are required to complete a basic safety orientation, a site-specific orientation, a 10-panel drug screen and a breath alcohol test, and a background screen. These requirements must remain up to date, and contractors must have cards in order to be admitted on site. Evonik accepts "equivalents" that are detailed below and can be used in place of the services provided through Safety Plus Inc.

Safety Plus Orientation

The Safety Orientation Course offered at Safety Plus covers a range of important topics as set forth by Evonik. The class begins at 7:30 am each morning and typically is completed by 1:00 pm. Attendees are highly encouraged to arrive before 7:30 am to ensure that class starts and ends on time. Topics covered include:

– General Safety Overview Topics:

– JSA/JHA, Accident Reporting, Materials Handling, and more.

– Process Safety Management (PSM)

– Hazard Communication (HazCom), the Globally Harmonized System (GHS), and Chemical Safety

– Personal Protective Equipment including Hearing and Respiratory Protection (PPE)

– Electrical Safety and Lock Out / Tag Out (LOTO) for Non-Qualified Workers

– Fall Protection including Stairways, Ladders, and Elevated Work Surfaces

– Excavations, Trenching, and Shoring

– Scaffolding

– Confined Space Entry for General Industry & Construction

– Fire Protection & Prevention and Fire Watch

The cost of the class is $35/person, and you can register employees here.

Approved Equivalents

ARSC Basic Orientation Plus

ARSC Basic Orientation Plus Refresher

A $30 fee applies to add training data to SafetyPlusWeb™. 

Approved Collection Facilities

Tennessee Valley Training Center (TVTC)

Occupational Health Center (OHC)

DISA Drug Screens

Springhill Primary Care (1924K Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile, AL, 36605)

Industrial Medical Clinic West

A $30 fee applies to add substance abuse testing data to SafetyPlusWeb™. 

10-Panel Drug Screen and Breath Alcohol Test

All personnel working on site at Evonik must pass both a standard 10-panel drug screen and a breath alcohol test. These tests are most commonly conducted here at the Safety Plus offices and training center, but tests conducted at approved collection sites are also accepted.

Evonik Site-Specific Orientation

Completion of an online, plant-specific orientation is required for site entry. This course covers hazards, protocols, and procedures that are specific to Evonik’s Theodore, AL facility. It is important for the safety of everyone working that contract personnel be aware of the information provided during this orientation.

There are no equivalents for this requirement

This must be completed at Safety Plus Inc.

Approved Equivalents

20BG15 Background Check

A $35 fee applies to enter background check data to SafetyPlusWeb™. 

Background Screen

A comprehensive background check is required of all personnel working at Evonik. If an individual has completed a background check that is at least as thorough as the background check administered through Safety Plus, this equivalent background check will satisfy Evonik’s requirement.

Get in touch with us to find out all that Safety Plus Inc. can offer!