Westlake Plaquemine Site and Unit Orientation

Course Information

Westlake Plaquemine Site and Unit Orientation is the site-specific orientation for the Westlake Chemical facility in Plaquemine, LA.

Students must have a currently valid ARSC card (BOP/BOPR) prior to taking this course. 

EXCEPTION: A GBRIA Safety Recertification Exam (12GBSRE) is accepted in lieu of the ARSC BOP/BOPR card.


Recommended For

All construction and contracted maintenance and services personnel who will be working at this site.


Course Content

This course includes discussion of the following topics:

  • Plant Security
  • Safety: Vehicle Safety; Smoking Policy; Housekeeping; Utility Stations/Hoses
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Work Permits
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Process Opening
  • Hazard Communication
  • Emergency Equipment and Response
  • Cogeneration Unit
  • Caustic/Chlorine Unit (Chlor-Alkali Unit)
  • VCM Unit
  • PVC Unit
  • Utilities Area



  • Computer training

    $40 Member / $45 Non-Member

  • Classroom instruction

    Not available for classroom instruction.


Course Details

Course Code: 12WLKPLQ
Course Length (approx.): 60 Minutes plus Test
Course Expiration: 1 Year from Class Date
Passing Score Required: 100%
Retakes Allowed: Yes, and must pay for the one retake allowed
Language: English
Reader Assistance Allowed: Yes, with proven disability
ID Requirements: Students must present a valid (not expired) U.S. State or Federal ID with photo and separate Social Security card if the SSN is not on the ID.
Course Exceptions: Exceptions can be made by Westlake Management only
Handouts: No 



Valid ARSC Card (BOP/BOPR): Yes-see EXCEPTION above  
Social Security Verification (SSV): Yes
Background Check: No


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