Course Code: 1954-99-06
License Class: All Operators
Class Instructor: Terry Bradley, MRWA
Frederick City Dept. of Public Works
111 Airport Drive East
Frederick, MD 21701
Description: Operators who are involved with chlorine, use personal protective equipment, and need respiratory protection will benefit from this course. Standard guidelines for daily operations and emergencies will be discussed. Topics covered will include chlorine characteristics, 1-ton cylinders, proper operation and handling of chemicals, emergency response procedures, stand-by chemical use, and first aid for chemical contact. Correct selection, use, care, and storage of PPE following OSHA standards also will be covered. The respiratory protection training is for personnel working at sites with potentially hazardous contaminated air and is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to use personal protective equipment with minimal risk to their health and safety as required under OSHA Rule 1910.134. Course content will include hazardous atmospheres, respirator types, proper fit testing, and respirator care.
Hours are 7.0 (x 1.5 w/ passing of test).
*A break will be given for lunch on your own.