Date(s) - 10/18/19
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The participant will receive basic Awareness training, or training to be part of a Chemical Emergency Response Team. Our training program is fully compliant with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). OSHA requires a minimum of 24 hours for technician level and an 8 hour refresher annually. Students will receive manuals and hand-outs to keep for future references. Successful completion of a written exam and practical exercises is required for certification. The topics covered are: • Information on agencies affecting hazardous materials • Understanding what hazardous materials are and their risks • Ability to be able to recognize and identify hazardous materials • Understanding their role in their employer’s emergency response plan • Use of DOT Emergency Response Guidebook and the NIOSH pocket guide • Written exercise on MSDS and understanding of toxicology terms • Basic Hazard and Risk assessment to determine mitigation or evacuation • Understanding and usage of field survey equipment to help determine zones • Demonstration and donning of Level A, B, C, D • Perform basic control, confinement and/or containment • Discuss and implement decontamination procedure • Understanding and functioning under the Incident Command System (ICS) • Live drills with IC, entry team, back-up team and decon team
Bookings are closed for this event.