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Dealing with Hazardous Spills

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Product ID
marchspi1_vod
Training Time ?
17 to 27 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
High Definition
Devices Supported
Browsers Supported
Android, Chrome, Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10, FireFox, Safari Mac OS, Safari iOS, Blackberry
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
7
Quiz Questions
10
Closed Captioning
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Technologies, Inc.
Original Content Producer
Marcom, Ltd
Overview

Hazardous materials (hazmat) are abundant in the workplace, from simple cleaning products to more serious chemicals. A hazmat spill can be disastrous, affecting the people and environment in the affected area. This training focuses on how to deal with hazardous materials spills safely and effectively.

This course demonstrates how an organization’s Hazard Communication program and Emergency Action Plan can help prepare employees to respond appropriately should a spill occur. The course reviews what a Spill Response Team is, including what an Incident Commander is, First Responder Levels, hazardous materials technicians, and hazardous materials specialists. These topics are important for teams to understand the spill response process.

This multimedia presentation then demonstrates spill response, characterizing a spill, cleaning up a spill, decontamination, and waste disposal. Utilize this course to prepare employees to understand the process and react accordingly when there is a hazardous chemical spill.

Audience

People who work around hazardous chemicals

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • HAZMAT Basics and The Emergency Action Plan
  • The Spill Response Team
  • Responding to a Spill: The First Steps
  • Characterizing a Spill and Cleaning It Up
  • Special Hazards, Decontamination and Waste Disposal
  • Conclusion

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