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Emergency Response Initial Training (HAZWOPER), 8-hour

The OSHA emergency response standard requires a minimum of eight hours of initial training for operations level emergency responders (defensive action). First responder operations level are trained to respond to hazardous substance releases to contain the release from a safe distance, keep it from spreading, and prevent exposures. Emphasis will be placed on responding in a defensive manner without actually trying to stop the release. This one-day course meets the initial training requirements of 1910.120(q).

Topics include: basic hazard and risk assessment techniques, selection and use of personal protective equipment provided to the first responder operational level, basic hazardous materials terms, basic control, containment and/or confinement operations, basic decontamination procedures, implementation of emergency response plans and incident command systems and termination procedures.
Length: One day

Jan 10, 2019
EMEA-3079
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Minnesota Safety Council Lower Level East Classroom
Instructor: Bill Stuart
Members: $275.00 / $245.00
Nonmembers: $325.00

Oct 8, 2019
EMEA-2758
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Minnesota Safety Council Lower Level East Classroom
Instructor: Bill Stuart
Members: $275.00 / $245.00
Nonmembers: $325.00

Faculty

Bill Stuart, MPH, CSP    
Safety Council Staff

William R Stuart, MPH, CSP is a lifelong resident of Minnesota. He obtained his Master Degree in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. Bill has over 28 years of experience in the Environmental, Health and Safety field, making his move to the Minnesota Safety Council a natural fit. Bill's great passion is relationship building and bringing the concepts of safety and safety management to a level that is easy to grasp and understandable for everybody. After all, everybody is responsible for safety — Right? Prior to coming to the Minnesota Safety Council, Bill worked for several Fortune 500 companies and at one time served as Global Environmental, Health and Safety Director. In this and many other roles (including several years as a consultant for MN OSHA), he traveled the world, helping to reduce the risk of injury and illness for thousands of workers.