This course provides essential information for individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to a site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. The training will cover procedures on how to respond in a defensive fashion without actually stopping the release. First Responder Operations Level functions including: containment from a safe distance, spreading prevention, and exposure prevention.
First responders at the operational level shall have received at least eight hours of training or have had sufficient experience to objectively demonstrate competency in the following areas in addition to those listed for the awareness level.
Students interested in this course should contact OTIEC at (310) 243-2425. Our department will generate an interest and schedule a course in the near future.
Course Length: 4 days
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad.