HAZMAT TRAINING -- ONLINE
The George Meany Center-National Labor College ofers hazmat awareness training programs through its website.
The goal of the online hazmat awareness training programs is to provide rail workers with an understanding of the roles, rights, and responsibilities of working with hazardous materials. The online course provides first responder training at the awareness and familiarization levels, which meets most worker training requirements of OSHA and DOT for hazardous materials in transportation ó including emergency and post-emergency response.
Topics covered include: an introduction to hazmats and the role of the first responder, federal regulatory agencies; DOTís Hazardous Materials Regulations; recognition and identification of hazardous materials in transportation; how to use the 2000 Emergency Response Guidebook; chemical properties; how to use online resources; NIOSH Pocket Guide, New Jersey Hazardous Substances Fact Sheets and Material Safety Data Sheets; and an introduction to toxicology.
To register for the online courses, go to: http://www.hazmatgmc.org.
For details, email Henry Jajuga, Director of Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program, firstname.lastname@example.org or Freddie Thomas, Administrative Services, email@example.com.
For hands-on classroom training, click here: http://www.nlc.edu/~bcantrell/course_dates.htm.