Marathon Texas City HF Acid

Course Information

Marathon Texas City HF Acid is the Hydrofluoric Acid Alkylation Unit orientation for the Marathon Refinery facility in Texas City, TX. The purpose of this orientation is to inform the operating, maintenance, and contractor personnel of general safety rules, regulations, practices, and principles associated with the Hydrofluoric Acid dangers in the Marathon Texas City Refinery.

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

2) Contractor must be on Marathon’s Authorized Contractor List.

3) Prior to taking this course, the student must have successfully completed course 07MO – Marathon Texas City Site.

4) The student MUST successfully complete courses 07MO – Marathon Texas City Site, 07MO-HF Marathon Texas City HF Acid (if working in the HF Acid unit), course 07MO-SC Marathon Texas City Safety Critical, and course 07MOF2F prior to facility entry.

5) Course codes will not appear on the KCUC-issued card. Students will receive the course codes on a Safety Council Texas City card once the 07MOF2F course has been successfully completed.


Recommended For

All construction and contracted maintenance and services personnel who will be working in the HF Acid unit at this site.


Course Content

This course includes review of the following topics:

  • HF Acid Properties
  • Material Standards
  • Glass and HF in Alkylation Units
  • Health Issues
  • Access Procedures
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Emergency Procedures
  • First Aid
  • LDAR Awareness



  • Computer training

    $45 Member / $50 Non-Member

  • Classroom instruction

    Not available for classroom instruction.


Course Details

Course Code: 07MO-HF
Course Length (approx.): 75 Minutes plus Test
Course Expiration: 1 Year from Class Date
Passing Score Required: 80%
Retakes Allowed: Yes, and must pay for each retake
Language: English
Reader Assistance Allowed: No
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


Valid ARSC Card (BOP/BOPR): Yes
Social Security Verification (SSV): Yes
Other: Yes – see requirements for Marathon’s Authorized Contractor List           
Background Check: Yes – must complete a Graded Background Check from either S2Verify or First Advantage with a grade of 00 to 02


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