Centers for Public Health Education and Outreach
10/08/2012 - 10/10/2012
The 24-Hour course consists of three days of lectures, discussions, classroom demonstrations, small group exercises, and hands-on training. It is designed to provide training required by OSHA 1910.120 to respond to hazardous substance releases with the purpose of protecting persons, property, and the environment from the effects of the release and to contain the release. Emphasis will be placed on responding in a defensive manner without actually trying to stop the release.
Topics include: relevant state and federal regulations, health hazard recognition, hazard and risk assessment, respiratory protection, selection and use of personal protective equipment, decontamination, control and containment of spills, emergency response plans, termination procedures, and the incident command system.
For information about registering for this course, please call 612-624-6023