HAZWOPER - Operations Level

CLASSROOM TRAINING
The initial responders at the HAZWOPER - operational level are trained to respond in a defensive manner and trained not to approach hazardous releases to stop the release. Responders' function is to contain the release from a safe distance and to prevent exposures. Participants will be trained in the incident command system, basic HAZMAT response organization, site control, and the selection and use of proper personal protective equipment (PPE). The Department of Transportation Emergency Response Guidebook is also explained. Regulation: General Industry Safety Order 5192. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email, training@cjpia.org, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. (Duration: 4 Hours)
Topics Covered:
  • Site characterization and analysis
  • Release types, including incidental release, incidental/emergency response, and emergency response
  • Identification and recognition of container shapes and markings using the Department of Transportation (DOT) Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Your responsibilities as a first responder to the event
Duration:
4 hours
Code/regulation:
Training for employees who have potential hazardous materials exposure and are required to prevent others from exposure
Who should attend:
Employees who have potential hazardous materials exposure and are required to prevent others from exposure
Frequency:
Every Year
Date:
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Time:
1:00 PM
Instructor:
Steve Damewood
Location:
Bishop - Fire Training Center
Date:
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Time:
8:00 AM
Instructor:
Steve Damewood
Location:
Paso Robles - Safety Center/EOC Room
Date:
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Time:
12:30 PM
Instructor:
Steve Damewood
Location:
Paso Robles - Safety Center/EOC Room
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