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ESS, 24 Hour HAZWOPER, Emergency Response Team (ERT) Training

ESS, 24 Hour HAZWOPER, Emergency Response Team (ERT) Training

ESS, 24 Hour HAZWOPER, Emergency Response Team (ERT) Training
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description24 Hour HAZWOPER, Emergency Response Team (ERT) Training

This class will give the students the knowledge required under OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(q) and includes hands on experience with the U.S. DOT's Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) and familiarization with OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.1201.

Additional subjects to be covered include: A review of the principles and practices for incident analysis, A review of procedures for emergency actions, Hazards recognition, and a review of the awareness and knowledge of the competencies for the First Responder at the Awareness Level covered in the National Fire Protection Association's Standard No. 472, Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents.

Syllabus Of Class:

I. Introduction and overview of the Chemical / Waste Handler training program

Definition of a hazardous material

II. Means of Classification and Identification of a Hazardous Material

Department of Transportation (DOT) labels

NFPA placarding

Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

Individual container labels

Emergency Response Guide Book

NIOSH Pocket Guide etc....

III. Video Presentation

Applying basic chemistry

IV. Hands on demonstration on neutralization techniques

V. Explanation of chemical classifications

SDS terminology

VI. Introduction and overview of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) training program

The routes of exposure to a hazardous chemical

Different Levels and types of Protective Clothing

VII. The different types of PPE available on the specific worksite

Specific worksite exposures

Explanation on the levels of PPE available for responding to a hazard on the worksite

Explain the compatibility of the different types of Personal Protective Clothing for a given hazard which are available on site

VIII. Discussion on the routes of contamination

Penetration... Permeation... Degradation

IX. Care and Maintenance of PPE

X. Hands on exercises for Proper Donning and Doffing procedures of Protective Clothing and Equipment

XI. Introduction and overview of Containment training program

Purpose of Containment... Definition of Containment

XII. Different types of contaminant releases

Airborne Contaminants... Solid Contaminants... Liquid Contaminants

XIII. Levels of isolating the release areas

Cold Zone... Warm Zone... Hot Zone

XIV. Methods of Containment

Diking... Diverting... Transferring

Patching/Plugging... Over packing... Inverting

Mechanical Lifting... Slide Method... Roll Method

XV. Introduction and overview of the Decontamination training program

Definition of Decontamination... Prevention of Contamination

XVI. Methods of Decontamination

Logical order of decontamination method

Contaminants removed by physical means


Chemical Removal

Neutralization Techniques

XVII. Decontamination Station Setup

Decontamination solutions... PPE needed for responders

Personnel needed for Decontamination station

Recommended equipment

Decon solutions

XVIII. Decontamination

Equipment decontamination... Personnel clothing decontamination

Personnel decontamination... Site decontamination

Overall effective decontamination

XIX. Introduction and overview of the ICS training program

ICS Terminology... Decision making

Scene Management... Levels of command

Classifications of incidents

XX. Zone System

Cold Zone... Warm Zone... Hot Zone

XXI. Incident command System

Incident Commander... Safety Officer... Scribe

Public Information Officer (PIO)... Logistics Officer

Entrance Team... Back-up Team

Decontamination Team

XXII. Drill using all knowledge and team work.

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