DOT Training

DOT HAZMAT – General Awareness

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has established a series of regulations governing training programs for what are termed Hazmat Employees, HM-181. This course is designed to create a general awareness and understanding of the DOT regulations and hazards associated with the transportation of hazardous materials.

DOT HAZMAT – Safety Training

This safety training includes Introduction to DOT General Awareness (49 CFR 172), HazMat Classification, Hazardous Materials Table, Packaging Requirements, Handling HazMat, Managing Empty Containers, Shipping Papers And Placards, Shipping And Receiving Hazards and HazMat Security. The objective is to ensure that employees are trained in handling, storing and transporting hazardous materials.

Driving Safety

The safety of employees on site is a great concern, but what about during travel or when out on a call. According to the U.S. Department of Labor and Statistics, 2,493 "fatal occupational injuries" were transportation incidents in 2005. Every 12 minutes someone dies in an automobile crash. This course talks about the importance of driving safety, preparing to drive, inspecting the vehicle, driving conditions, speeding, parking, drinking and driving and what to do in an accident.

EMS Training

This training meets the training requirements required by local, state, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and DOT standards. It provides the student with the level of awareness, skills, and capacity required to respond in a safe manner to emergencies. This course is designed for individuals who in the course of their normal duties may be the first on the scene of an emergency. This class consists of classroom and hands on training that includes patient stabilization, advance airways, advance bleeding control measures, CPR, AED, and many skills etc.

EMT Basic Refresher Training (Continuing Education Hours)

EMT Basic refresher training consists of the current National Standard Basic EMT Refresher Curriculum such as oxygen therapy, AED training and more; and shall include successful completion of a local written and practical examination.

First Responder – 16 Hour Refresher Training

Refresher training is required every two years for individuals who are currently certified as First Responders.  This 16-hour course is designed to refresh and develop the most current skills and knowledge necessary to maintain certification as a First Responder.

First Responder – 40 Hour Training

The First Responder program provides education in accordance with the National Standard Curriculum to provide students with a core knowledge, skills and attitude to function within the capacity of a licensed first responder. The first responder training is a 40 hour long course that provides training to use a limited amount of equipment to perform initial assessment, and interventions to assist other EMS providers.

Forklift Safety Training

Each year, tens of thousands of injuries related to forklifts occur in US workplaces. Unfortunately, most employee injuries and property damage can be attributed to lack of safe operating procedures, lack of safety-rule enforcement, and insufficient or inadequate training. Compliance with 1910.178 can be achieved through training and education about proper loading, inspection, and travel with a forklift. The course also covers the need to chock trailer tires before entering and much more.

Hazmat 16 Hour Operation 1910,120

Hazardous Materials Incident Commanders are trained to manage hazardous materials emergencies beyond that of the First Responder.  This training provides the tools a person needs to assume control of an emergency response to a hazardous materials incident. It focuses on legal and practical requirements to safely and competently manage a hazardous materials incident. Instructional methods include class activities, case studies, and tabletop exercises, with an emphasis on hands- on decision-making.

Hazmat 8 Hour 1910,120 Refresher

This course meets the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for 8 (eight) hours of annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites. This training is designed for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards.

Hazwopper 40 Hour IC 1910,120

HAZWOPER 40 is required for workers that perform activities that expose or potentially expose them to hazardous substances.  This training is specifically designed for workers who are involved in clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites.

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)

According to OSHA: All traffic control devices used on street and highway construction, maintenance, utility, or incident management (temporary traffic control) operations shall conform to the applicable specifications of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). MUTCD is a comprehensive guide to working on or near a roadway. These guidelines include pecifications on reflective outwear, traffic movement, maintenance of roadwork safety equipment, and much more. Training on MUTCD is a general Fundamental Overview, but can be customized to the application upon request.

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