Participants will learn how to recognize a hazardous material release and the risks involved. They will also learn how to identify the released material, how to use available resources (including the Emergency Response Guidebook), and how to notify the proper authorities in the event of a hazardous material emergency.
This course will provide participants with the knowledge required to identify bloodborne pathogens and to protect against exposure. The course meets requirements established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
As a result of completing this course, participants will be able to implement an Incident Command System during the initial stages of an emergency. Although the course does not qualify participants to serve as an Incident Commander, it will explain what actions to take to control the situation before the Incident Commander arrives. This course also serves as a refresher training for Incident Commanders.
Participants will obtain the knowledge required to fight incipient fires or fires in the beginning stages.
This program is designed to provide Emergency Response Team Coordinators with the knowledge required to ensure their ERT is capable of responding to emergencies safely.
Participants will learn how to respond at the Awareness Level for incidents involving personnel who have become trapped, entangled or pinned in various types of machinery.
Participants will learn how to recognize the risks involved with radiation. They will also learn how to identify radioactive material, the different equipment that is available, and how to use available resources.
Participants will learn how to recognize hazardous materials in order to decontaminate patients safely.
Participants will learn the legal requirements for evacuation and in-place sheltering. They will also learn how to recognize emergency conditions, how to report an emergency, and how to direct and assist other employees during different types of emergencies.
This course focuses on the plans that facilities must prepare to protect their employees and the surrounding community from potential emergencies. Participants will learn how to use the National Response Team's guide for developing an Emergency Response Plan to cover fires, explosions, hazardous materials incidents, technical rescues, emergency medical incidents, natural disasters, and acts of terrorism.
Participants who complete this course will understand how to implement the Incident Command System when multiple agencies respond to an emergency and more than one Incident Commander is present.
The Incident Command Awareness program is a prerequisite for this course.
This program is designed to provide management personnel in the private sector with the knowledge required to ensure continuity of operations in the event of a significant disruption to business.
Participants will learn how to conduct inspections of containers in order to reduce the threats posed by terrorism.
Participants will learn about the importance of inspection and testing of water-based fire protection systems.