This 40 hour program was developed to provide the tow/recovery professional with the specific knowledge and skills needed to participate in the mitigation and clean-up of incidents involving hazardous materials.
Classroom presentations and intensive field exercises to provide participants with the opportunity to demonstrate newly acquired skills in real world conditions. This course meets the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (q) (6) (iii). No prerequisites are necessary.
Scene safety for roadway hazardous materials incidents
Regulatory requirements (OSHA/EPA/DOT/STATE)
Incident command and management
Hazard identification and analysis
Hazardous materials chemistry and toxicology
Personal protective equipment
Chemical protective clothing
Respiratory protection/Self-contained breathing apparatus
Air sampling and detection instruments
Spill control (confinement, containment and recovery)
Soil testing and documentation
Absorbants * Absorbant Pads * Socks * Booms * Patch & Plug Kits * Bales of Straw * Chicken Wire, 3 or 4 feet in width * Grass Seed * Seed Spreader * T-Barb Post * 50 Gallon Poly Bags * Air Transfer Pump 1’’ or 1 1//2’’ * Vac and Discharge Hoses * Catch Pools * Pressure Washer, 3300 psi * Generator, 7500 watts * Lights * Shovels* Rakes * Spark Resistant Hand Tools * Overpack Drum,95 Gallon, * 2/ 55 Gallon Closed Lid Steel Drums * Soil Test Kit * First Aid Kit * PPE Safety Glasses * Splash Suits * Particle Mask* Respirator * Overboots * Eye Wash * Reflective Clothing * Hard Hat * Gloves * Authorization Forms for Clean Ups signed by responsible party