24-Hour Operations

Description: This training is intended to meet the requirements of the OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Final Rule (1910.120) for first-responder personnel who will perform at the operations level of industrial hazardous material incidents. The training program covers basic hazards recognition; personal protective equipment; basic control, containment, confinement; and decontamination procedures; other relevant […]

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Description:

This training is intended to meet the requirements of the OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Final Rule (1910.120) for first-responder personnel who will perform at the operations level of industrial hazardous material incidents. The training program covers basic hazards recognition; personal protective equipment; basic control, containment, confinement; and decontamination procedures; other relevant standard operating procedures; and incident termination. It does not provide the necessary skills to equip trainees to perform more advanced activities.

TARGET POPULATION:

Members of emergency response teams which may have to respond to an incident involving hazardous materials at an industrial facility. First responder personnel who will perform at the operations level (defensive actions only) at hazardous materials incidents.

OVERALL LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe the risks of hazardous materials.
  • Know basic hazardous materials terms.
  • Understand the possible outcomes of an emergency.
  • Perform basic control, containment and confinement procedures.
  • Learn ways to recognize hazardous materials.
  • Perform basic decontamination procedures.
  • Implement SOP and incident termination.
  • Understand your role as an operations level Responder.
  • Size up a scene.
  • Become aware of the need for other basic hazard and risk assessment techniques.
  • Work within the system set up for Performance
  • Use protective equipment.
  • Perfom 1 certain basic response actions.
  • Select and use proper protective equipment provided.
  • CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION

  • What Is a Hazardous Material?
  • The Employer’s Emergency Response Plan

    CHAPTER 2: LEGAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Exercise 1: Worker and Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • SARA, HAZWOPER
  • Exercise 2: Using HAZWOPER
  • Training Requirements of HAZWOPER
  • OSHAct, OSHA
  • CHAPTER 3: HAZARD RECOGNITION-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Recognizing an Emergency
  • Types of Hazards
  • Recognizing Chemical and Biological Hazards -Labe ls and Placards
  • Material Storage and Transport
  • Documentation
  • Recognizing Physical Hazards
  • Exercise: Hazard Recognition
  • CHAPTER 4: HEALTH HAZARD RECOGNITION-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Chemical Reactions
  • Chemical and Physical Reactions
  • Fire Triangle
  • Explosive Limits
  • Radioactivity
  • Chemicals and the Body
  • Medical Surveillance
  • CHAPTER 5: MONITORING-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • The Importance of Monitoring
  • Explosive Limits
  • Uses for Monitoring Data
  • Types of Air Monitoring
  • What Can Be Monitored in the Air?
  • Monitoring instruments
  • Measures of Concentration
  • Monitoring at an Emergency
  • Exposure Limits
  • Selecting Monitoring Equipment
  • Important Points to Remember About
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Exposure Limits
  • Monitoring Lab
  • CHAPTER 6: RESPIRATORS-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Use of Respirators for Emergency Response
  • Types of Respirators
  • Respirator Fit
  • Medical Fitness to Wear a Respirator
  • Taking Care of Respirators (Cleaning and Storage)
  • Facial Hair and Respiratory Protection
  • Minimum Requirements for a Respirator Program
  • Sample Respirator Program
  • Respiratory Protection Lab
  • CHAPTER 7: PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Regulations Requiring Personal Protective Equipment
  • Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC)
  • Levels of PPE
  • Precautions When Wearing CPC
  • Inspection, Maintenance, and Storage of CPC
  • Exercise: Levels of PPE
  • CHAPTER 8: DECONTAMINATION-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • Preplanning for Decontamination
  • Preventing Contamination
  • Work Zones
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • The Decontamination Line
  • Suit-up and Decontamination Lab
  • CHAPTER 9: WORK PRACTICES-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • SOPs for Emergencies
  • Work Practices Lab
  • CHAPTER 10 : EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Emergency Response Plan (ERP) Requirements
  • Zones and the Primary Activities in Each Zone
  • The Incident Command System
  • Emergency Response Exercise
  • Communication
  • Example of an Emergency Response Plan
  • CHAPTER 11: SIMULATIONS–MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Overview of Simulations
  • Spill Response Table-Top Exercise
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