March 14, 2011

Emergency Responders and Managing Hazardous Material Incidents

A new 8-part Video On Demand series covers managing hazardous material incidents for emergency responders. This course addresses the standards for OSHA’s Hazwoper rule, as well as NFPA 471 and NFPA 472.
Each of the courses take an in-depth look at a different aspect of handling a hazardous material incident.
Hazardous Materials Managing the Incident 1: Site Management and Control”  covers planning for Hazmat emergencies, site control & incident command, hazard control zones and protective actions.
Incident Control
Hazardous Materials Managing the Incident 2: Identifying the Problem” describes how to identify hazards, and includes information on container types, DOT placards and labels, UN numbers, NFPA 704 Markings, shipping papers and air monitoring.
Identifying Hazards
Hazardous Materials Managing the Incident 3: Hazard and Risk Evaluation” focuses on coming up with response objectives based on the analysis of the hazards and risks present.
Hazards and Risks
Hazardous Materials Managing the Incident 4: Protective Clothing and Equipment” explains how to select, use and maintain personal protective clothing and equipment.
Protective Clothing
Hazardous Materials Managing the Incident 5: Information Management & Resource Coordination” discusses how to best control and distribute information and resources to the appropriate people during an incident.
Resources and information control
Hazardous Materials Managing the Incident 6: Implementing Response Objectives” explores determining strategies and tactics to implement an action plan with the best outcomes possible.

Strategies and Tactics for Response

Hazardous Materials Managing the Incident 7: Decontamination” explores the decontamination process, explaining methods, how to avoid contamination, Decon personnel, evaluation of effectiveness, and how to control hazardous waste.
Decontamination
Hazardous Materials Managing the Incident 8: Terminating the Incident” covers the procedures to follow in order to complete the termination process of a hazardous materials incident.
Terminating the Incident
All eight courses are available on VideoTrainingPower.com

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