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HAZWOPER: Emergency Response Planning - Online Training Course (013493)
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HAZWOPER: Emergency Response Planning - Online Training Course

Learn what an Emergency Response Plan (ERP) is, what to do during a release and how to effectively communicate during an emergency. Read more.

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Product Code: 51583, 66637


This HAZWOPER training course is designed to focus on what an Emergency Response Plan (ERP) is, the steps involved in an emergency response, employee roles in a response to a hazardous substance emergency release, and internal and external communications during an emergency.

  • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Recognizing an Emergency Release
      • Site Emergencies
      • Incidental vs. Emergency Response Releases
    • Planning for an Emergency
      • Introduction to Emergency Planning
      • What is an Emergency Action Plan?
      • What is an Emergency Response Plan?
      • Elements of an ERP
    • Knowing Your Role
      • Incident Command System
      • Emergency Response Personnel
      • Other Personnel
      • HAZMAT Team
    • Communicating During Emergencies
      • Effective Communication
      • Internal Communication
      • External Communication
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Describe when and how to initiate an ERP
    • Explain the elements of an ERP including the importance of each element
    • Identify the steps involved in an emergency response operation
    • List the key roles and responsibilities of employees involved in an emergency response to a hazardous substance release
    • Recognize the many ways to communicate both internally and externally during an emergency response
  • Intended Audience: Any employees who may be involved or expected to engage in:
    1. Hazardous waste cleanup operations where the employee may be exposed to hazardous substances; or
    2. A response to an occurrence which results, or is likely to result, in an uncontrolled release of a hazardous substance
  • Regs Covered: 29 CFR 1910.120, 29 CFR 1926.65 and 40 CFR 311
  • Length: 55 minutes
  • Language: Available in English and Spanish
  • Copyright Date: 2017

This online course is part of the HAZWOPER: Emergency Response Initial Training: Awareness-Level Responders Curriculum.

To view the other 2 courses included in this curriculum, as well as other levels of emergency responders training, visit the Hazwoper Training Page.

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