Overview Emergency response refers to a response effort by designated personnel to an occurrence that results in, or is likely to result in, an uncontrolled release of a hazardous substance.
First responders at the operations level are personnel who are likely to witness or discover a hazardous substance release and then initiate an emergency response by notifying the proper authorities of the release and then have the ability to operate within the incident command structure to passively contain or control a leak.
Duration/Length 16 Hours
Target Audience Students will be responsible for the recognition of HAZMAT incidents and activation of the emergency response plan.
CFR Reference 29 CFR 1910.120
Pre-requisites None
Course Format Classroom and Hans-on
Course Objectives • HAZWOPER regulations
• Safety and health plans
• Hazardous chemicals
• Safety hazards
• Air monitoring
• Medical surveillance
• Site control
• Decontamination
• Personal protective equipment
• Respiratory equipment