As an awareness level employee, responder, veterinarian you should be able to recognize that a chemical release has occurred or is occurring as well as make an attempt at determining its identity. Awareness level employees know how to protect themselves and others, get assistance, and secure the area.
Initial and annual refresher training is required for: (1) employees and supervisors at hazardous waste cleanup sites; (2) employees at hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal (TSD) facilities; and (3) employees participating in emergency response operations for releases of or substantial threats of releases of hazardous substances without regard to the location of the hazard. For (3) above, emergency responder training levels include: first responder awareness level, first responder operations level, hazardous materials technician, hazardous materials specialist, and on scene incident commander. Training elements depend on the trainee’s duties.
Cost: $400 per person (minimum 20 people)
•HAZWOPER Overview •Hazard Classes •Hazard Assessment
•Fire And Explosion •Oxygen Deficiency •Biological Hazards
•General Hazards •Electrical Hazards •Heat Stress
•Cold Exposure •Noise Exposure •Reference Material Exercise
•OSHA Standard 1910.146 •Respiratory Protection •Levels Of Protection
•Site Control •Decontamination •Teamwork
•Incident Critiques •Course Review * Final Test