40-Hour Technician

Description: You will learn the contents of an Emergency Response Plan (ERP), participate in the development of sections of an ERP and practice response activities. The skills will be applied to a mock emergency response. TARGET POPULATION: People who are or who anticipate responding to chemical emergencies. The material was prepared for use by instructors […]

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Description:

You will learn the contents of an Emergency Response Plan (ERP), participate in the development of sections of an ERP and practice response activities. The skills will be applied to a mock emergency response.

TARGET POPULATION:

People who are or who anticipate responding to chemical emergencies. The material was prepared for use by instructors experienced in the training of persons who are or who anticipate “responding to chemical emergencies.” Authors of this material have prepared it for the training of this category of workers as of the date specified on the title page. Users are cautioned that the subject is constantly evolving. Therefore, the material may require additions, deletions, or modifications to incorporate the effects of that evolution occurring after the date of this material preparation.

Training Provider: UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

Instructor Qualifications:

It is recommended that a minimum of four experienced instructors team-teach this course. Additional experienced instructors may be required to “pull off” the exercises effectively and assist with labs. To provide effective student-teacher ratio and maximize learning, instructors should limit the class to no more than 24 participants.

Languages: English
Open enrollment: Yes
Delivery Method: Classroom-based
Course Hours: 40 hours
Credits: N/A
Prerequisites: N/A

Caveats:

This material has been copyrighted by the Midwest Consortium for Hazardous Waste Worker Training. A recipient of the material, other than the Federal Government, may not reproduce it without permission of the copyright owner.

Special Instructions:

Only written requests for additional information will be accepted.

Grantee:

Linda Linda

Midwest Consortium
University of Cincinnati, Midwest Consortium
3223 Eden Avenue, PO Box 670056
Cincinnati, OH 45267
Phone: 513-558-1751
Email: alerdilr@ucmail.uc.edu

Carol Carol

Midwest Consortium
3223 Eden Avenue, PO Box 670056
Cincinnati, OH 90095-1478
Phone: 513-558-1751
Fax: 513-558-1722
Email: alerdilr@ucmail.uc.edu

Course Owner

Midwest Consortium
Phone: 513-558-0528
Fax: 513-558-1722
Email: alerdilr@uc.edu

OVERALL LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Evaluate spill potentials.
  • Use references to determine hazards.
  • Identify hazard control measures.
  • Design standard operating procedures
  • Don and doff protective equipment.
  • Use monitoring equipment.
  • Set up decontamination proced ures.
  • Recognize hazards at your facility.
  • Contain a release.
  • Minimize exposure to hazardous materials.
  • Prevent the spread of contaminants.
  • Describe practices to reduce potential emergencies.
  • Implement the emergency response plan(ERP).
  • Play a role in the Incident Command System.

CHAPTER 1: LEGAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • What Is a Hazardous Material?
  • The Employer’s Emergency Response Plan
  • OSHA, SARA, HAZWOPER
  • Using HAZWOPER Exercise
  • HAZCOM-Hazard Communication standard
  • Other Agencies Other Legislation
  • BASF Accident Investigation Exercise Regulations and Agencies Exercise

CHAPTER 2: HAZARD RECOGNITION-MAJOR CONTENTS

Section I-Chemistry:
  • Principles of Basic Chemistry
  • Chemical and Physical Properties
  • Fire Triangle
  • Explosive Limits
  • Incompatible Chemicals
  • NIOSH Pocket Guide Directions
  • NIOSH Pocket Guide Exercise #1 Worksheet
Section II-Toxicology and Health Effects:
  • Basic Principles of Toxicology
  • Effects on Specific Body Systems
  • Cancer Caused by Chemicals or Physical Agents
  • Measurements of Concentration
  • Exposure Limits
  • NIOSH Pocket Guide Exercise #2 Worksheet
Section III-Physical and Safety Hazards:
  • Types of Hazards
  • Hazard Recognition Exercise
Section IV-Material Identification:
  • Systems and Symbols
  • Placards and Labels Exercise
  • Documentation
  • MSDS Exercise

CHAPTER 3: HAZARD CONTROL-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Introduction to Hazard Control Exercise
  • Types of Hazard Control
  • Incident Command System
  • Site Security and Control
  • Emergencies
  • Emergency Response Plans (ERP)
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Medical Surveillance Program

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