Learn the basic knowledge and techniques required for personnel responding proactively to hazardous material spills in an industrial setting and by OSHA for demonstrated competency at the Hazmat Technician Level under 29 CFR 1910.120 (q) (6)(iii)
All students must have a complete physical examination, emphasizing respiratory and cardiac fitness, before attending this course. Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and encapsulated suits are used extensively, which may place an excessive strain on the heart and lungs.
Who Should Attend
Industrial emergency response teams, health and safety professionals, environmental technicians, hazardous-waste generators and transporters, TSD facility personnel, educational, regulatory, and military units
How You Will Benefit
Learn how to recognize and properly respond to threats that first-responders, industrial emergency-response teams, and environmental health and safety professionals may encounter from releases of hazardous materials, chemical spills, fires, explosions, and manmade and natural disasters in various settings.
Learn the basic concepts of response plan preparation and implementation.
Gain hands-on practical training in the various concepts and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used in hazardous material emergency response.
OSHA regulations for emergencies
Natural and man-made disasters
Hazard analysis and risk management
Hazardous materials chemistry/toxicology
Respiratory protection and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Preparing and using safety and response plans
Emergency medical considerations
Air sampling and monitoring instrumentation
Incident command systems
DOT documentation requirements
Patching and spill containment
Full dress-out spill exercises
Steel-toed shoes or boots
SCBAs (cylinder refills available for 2216 and 4500 psi)
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