ESS 40 Hour HAZWOPER, Emergency Response Team (ERT) Training

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40 Hour HAZWOPER, Emergency Response Team (ERT) Training

This is a per student cost $690.00

If you only need a couple of people trained this your option. Classes are held every other month on Tuesday from 0900=-1700 at our location.

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

• Absorption

• 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.