This course provides the necessary information to safely respond to small spills of toxic materials which may occur in TxDOT laboratories or workplace situations.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Identify the chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials, and their importance in small spill response.
2. List the routes by which toxicants may enter the body, and what damage can be done once present.
3. Identify personal protective equipment commonly used in a small spill response.
4. Discuss the data necessary to successfully aid in the analysis of the risk and procedures for an initial response to a small spill.
5. Explain the OCC spill "clean up requirements" needed to contain a small spill.
6. Identify the various types of extinguishers that may be used in a small spill response.
7. Identify the steps used to minimize the spread of hazardous materials during clean-up.
8. Demonstrate proper donning and doffing of personal protective equipment (gloves) so as to reduce the spread of any hazardous materials.
COURSE DURATION (in hours):
Individuals identified as small quantity spill response team members or personnel working near or with hazardous materials, including those who work in shops, operate heavy equipment or work in maintenance yard.
8:00AM - 5:00PM
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