Environmental and Safety Training Courses

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Call HazChem today to educate your personnel to handle spills, emergencies and/or chemical comingling errors.

The following is a list of standard environmental and safety training courses offered by HazChem’s experts:

1. OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER (40-hour class with 8-hour refresher class available)

Learn how to identify and properly manage the dangers associated with responding to and cleaning up of hazardous substances. This includes:

How to select personal protection equipment
How to put an emergency response plan into action
Right-to-know, MSDS and confined space entry
All training materials, manuals, video, tutoring and testing

2. 2-hour ASBESTOS AWARENESS TRAINING 29 CFR.1915.1001(K)(9)

Learn proper procedures, knowledge, awareness and containment of asbestos. This includes:

Overview of emergency response regulations
Overview of effects on body (and asbestos-related diseases), exposure and characteristics
Annual class for EPA awareness training primarily for those, such as drivers or maintenance crews, who work near asbestos or where asbestos is stored.

3. DOT Hazardous Material Transportation (Class time is 3-4 hours)

Training meets the requirements for all personnel who handle, ship and transport any hazardous materials. Required every three years, this is a mandated program for all employees who interact with the transportation of any hazardous materials. This includes:

Fundamentals of shipping hazardous materials
Classifying hazardous materials, selecting proper packaging, marking/labeling containers and preparing required shipping documents

4. Hazard Communication Standard Training

Employees who are exposed to any kind of hazardous chemicals or who work with or near hazardous chemicals must be trained within 30 days of their hire date. This course ensures that employees know the hazards and identities of the chemicals they are exposed to when working. Topics covered include:

Methods and observations used to detect chemicals
Physical and health hazards of chemicals
The elements of HazCom Standard Safety Program
Employee protective measures chemical and container warning labels
Definitions and explanations of MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet
Basic rules for safe chemical use

5. OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard

Introduces the different types of bloodborne pathogens, transmission routes and preventive strategies including procedures to follow in case of exposure. Intended for employees who have the potential to be exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials.

6. Fire Safety Consulting/Fire Safety Training

The goal of this class is to improve the overall fire safety of your business; includes a walk-through of your facility, a review of your company plans and recommendations for fire safety improvement. General fire safety topics include decreasing risk of loss from fire and what to do if a fire does occur. Consulting time varies depending upon the size and complexity of the company; general fire safety class time is about 1-2 hours.

7. CPR/AED Training

Learn to provide the first aid basics necessary for practical application in dealing with injuries and medical emergencies. CPR and Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) training uses the American Heart Association curriculum to teach groups of employees basic life support, including:

Recognizing cardiac arrest or other emergencies
Providing CPR (rescue breathing and chest compressions) if necessary
Using an AED if one is available
Continuing to give care until EMS arrives
First Aid class time is approximately 3 hours; CPR class time is about 2 hours; supplemental AED training is an additional 30 minutes. AHA card valid for two years.

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