This class provides information about participant awareness of the goals and critical tasks of each discipline at the scene of an emergency or disaster. This knowledge greatly increases the likelihood for cooperation and coordination among the responding agencies in bringing the incident to a successful conclusion. Your increased understanding of emergency management will improve your ability to function as part of an efficient emergency response team.
OSHA requires a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours of initial off-site instruction for employees that are members of Emergency Response Teams for their companies. This class provides the training to offensively handle an incident involving hazardous materials. Emphasis is placed on using the proper personal protective equipment as well as techniques for containing, clean up and disposal of the hazardous materials. Also included with his class is a hands-on drill. This class meets the OSHA regulatory requirements under 29 CFR 1910.120 (q) (6) (iii).
Any employee that could potentially be working in a building that contains asbestos containing material (ACM) needs to attend an asbestos awareness training program. OSHA requires that individuals that work and could be exposed to asbestos containing materials needs to receive awareness training. Topics include: definition of asbestos, identification of Asbestos types and physical characteristics, use and applications of Asbestos, regulatory review : OSHA, EPA, NY State, health Effects : potential related diseases, risk to families, risk of cigarette smoking and exposure levels based on Federal, State and other agencies, protective clothing & respirators, safe work practices & how to respond to a “fiber release”, corrective actions & proper notifications, engineering controls.
(2.5 hours for supervisors)
This update training program is conducted in compliance with 29 CFR 1910.1200 and will help students to be more knowledgeable about the chemicals they work with, and the OSHA/EPA regulations. It will also familiarize them with Safety Data Sheets, methods and observations to detect the presence of hazardous chemicals, & labeling systems. The new GHS standard regulations and updates will be covered.
Course topics include flammable and combustible liquids, compressed gases, LP-gases, and cryogenic liquids. Related processes such as spraying and dipping and use of electrical equipment in hazardous locations are discussed, determination of hazardous (classified) locations, and proper moving, storing, and handling of hazardous materials.
Course topics include: regulatory review, planning and organization, PPE, decontamination, handling drums and other containers, hazards, medical programs, site control, site emergencies.
Course topics include: associated hazardous waste site hazards, site characteristics, air monitoring instrumentation, PPE (dermal & respiratory), work practices & decontamination; adult CPR/HAZMAT emergency first aid, protective clothing and respirators, health and safety plans, chemistry, site emergencies, medical monitoring, site control security, hands-on activities.
Course topics include: regulatory review, planning and organization, PPE, hazards, decontamination, handling drums and other containers, medical programs, site control, site emergencies.
Course topics include: OSHA’s regulation regarding hazardous chemicals in laboratories, significance of risk, chemical hygiene plan, permissible exposure limits, hazard identification, record keeping, air monitoring of work area.
(8 hours for initial training, 4 hours for refresher)
Course topics include: Examining the actual RCRA regulations; EPA ID#, Hazardous Waste Storage; EPA 40 CFR 260, 261, 263, 302, 303, 311, and 355, examining the NYSDEC rules and regulations; NYCRR Hazardous Waste Disposal; Sampling; Underground Storage Tanks; used oil; solid waste and liquid waste disposal; 6 NYCRR 370, 371, 373, 374, and 376; the current and future DOT regulations; DOT 49 CFR Hazardous Materials and Waste Regulations Parts 171, - 177, 392, 396, and 397; DOT Emergency Response Guidebook DOT HM 181 and HM 126F revisions to 49 CFR; defining what is a hazardous waste; EPA Title III List of Lists, SARA Section 302 and 313, CERCLA Hazardous Substances and Characteristic Waste; identifying other options for hazardous materials; Reclamation, Recycling, the NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation Industrial Materials Recycling Program; Toxic Chemical Release Inventory Reporting Form R; Section 313 of Community Planning and right-to-Know Cradle -to- Grave Reporting Waste; concerns of liability into the future, no statue of limitations for Hazardous Materials, accurate and timely reporting of leaks and discharges, National Spill Response Center ; written contingency plans; SPCC plans; 40 CFR 112 Clean Water Act, written company policies concerning Hazardous Waste and Reporting Requirements.
(8 hours for initial training, 4 hours for refresher)
Course topics include: the OSHA Standards requirements for the establishment, maintenance, and monitoring of a respiratory protection program. Course topics include terminology, OSHA Respiratory Protection Standards, NIOSH certification, respiratory protection programs and medical evaluation requirements, respirator selection & inspection, and the use of respiratory protection and support equipment.
Course topics include: hazards, PPE, site control, handling drums and other containers, decontamination, site emergencies, sample hazardous substance information forms, sample decontamination procedures.
(8 hours initial training, 4 hours refresher)
Course topics include: SPCC regulations, facility SPCC requirements, secondary containment requirements, employee training requirements, exemptions, deviations and impracticability statements, administrative SPCC requirements, required SPCC plan elements, plan compliance evaluation, common pitfalls & effective compliance strategies.