HAZARDOUS MATERIALS - TECHNICIAN LEVEL (Industrial) (Modified NFPA 472)

Summary

This training is intended to provide fundamental information on how employees should respond to environmental spills.

This course will focus on the recognition of hazards associated with chemical releases, the initial steps to be taken to
mitigate the release and to assist in the protection of people and the environment. It will provide employees with the knowledge of what to do in the event of a spill.

The course is designed for individuals who will be required to respond to a release. It is also recommended for supervisors that will be overseeing the Emergency Response Team and JHSC members that would be required to develop policies and procures.

COURSE DURATION
40+ hours

Additional Information: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations (Industrial) is also available.

Course Outline

  • Applicable Regulations/Legislation and Legal Requirements Overview
  • Defining a Spill
  • Reporting a Spill
  • Incident Priorities
  • Risk Assessment
  • Metering
  • Overview of Grounding and Bonding
  • Personal Protective Equipment-Level A, B, C & D
    • Selection
    • Donning & Doffing
  • Respiratory Protection
    • Selection
    • ┬áDonning & Doffing
  • Selection & Use-Absorbents & Equipment
  • Preventative, Controlling & Clean up techniques
  • Decontamination
  • Incident Termination