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4-Hour First Receiver HazMat Refresher (Hospitals)

Who this course is for

Annual refresher as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for healthcare employees who have been trained for decontamination operations for first receivers.

What you’ll learn

Serves as an accelerated program for employees with prior experience in Hazardous Materials (HazMat) or the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Reviews decontamination set-up and procedures for and proper use of personal protective equipment.

  • Hands-on practice and training.
  • Ability to define what a Hazardous Material situation is and describe a safe and effective response.

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This course is offered as an annual refresher, as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), for healthcare employees who have been trained for decontamination operations for first receivers. The course can also serve as an accelerated program for employees with prior experience in Hazardous Materials (HazMat) or the National Incident Management System (NIMS) or both. Hands-on skills reviewing decontamination setup, as well as procedures for and proper use of personal protective equipment are demonstrated in the course.

Classroom discussion and lectures cover items including:

  • National Emergency Response and the Hospital Emergency Response Team (HazMat Team)
  • Hospital Incident Command overview
  • How to recognize medical effects of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and improvised explosive (CBRNe) events
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Emergency treatment area
  • Triage
  • Hospital decontamination procedures

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Define what a Hazardous Material situation is
  • Identify the risks and problems associated with a HazMat incident
  • Describe a safe and effective response
  • Understand the proper notifications procedures
  • Describe how to isolate the scene and deny entry
  • Be able to conduct directed self-decon.

24 & 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response)

Who this course is for

Any employee who may deal with hazardous or contaminated materials.

What you’ll learn

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed the HAZWOPER program to protect those working at hazardous sites and devised extensive regulations to ensure their safety and health. Covers broad issues pertaining to the hazard recognition at work sites.

  • Course meets the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120.

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Are your employees prepared to deal with hazardous or contaminated material? If not, this in-depth, three-day class is for them. Participants will learn how to recognize, prevent, and respond to both common and uncommon hazardous and contaminated material situations safely and effectively. Individuals who complete the class will receive Certification in Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response.

24-Hour HAZWOPER Training is required for employees visiting an Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Operation mandated by the Government. This course covers broad issues pertaining to the hazard recognition at work sites.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed the HAZWOPER program to protect those working at hazardous sites and devised extensive regulations to ensure their safety and health. This course, while identifying different types of hazards, also suggests possible precautions and protective measures to reduce or eliminate hazards at the workplace. This course meets the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120.

 

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