24-HOUR COURSE

24-HOUR TECHNICIAN LEVEL

The 24-hour anhydrous ammonia course is offered once a year or at the request of our customers.  The course covers the following:

  • NH3 the Chemcial
  • Health Effects
  • Containers, Markings, Placards, Shipping Papers
  • Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and ERG
  • Types of Releases
  • Level of Response OSHA 1910.120(q)
  • Response Considerations
  • Release Notification (LEPC Form)
  • Clandestine uses of Ammonia and Security Issues
  • Respiratory – OSHA 1910.134 and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Chemical Clothing
  • Basic Incident Command
  • Non-Chemical Hazards (BRACKET)
  • Shelter-in-Place
  • Release Examples
  • Table Top Exercise
  • Environmental Concerns
    • Containment
    • Defensive vs. Offensive
    • Physical vs. Chemical
  • Regulations
    • OSHA – HazCom/Emergency Response/PSM
    • EPA – RMP SARA Title III (Tier II Reporting Forms)
    • DHS – Top Screen Assessment
  • Measurement and Monitoring Devices
    • O2
    • LEL
    • UEL
  • Decontamination
  • Response Termination
  • Tarp and Cover
  • Ammonia Response Recommendations & Ventilation Methods
  • Level A Suit Practice
  • Pre-Planning for Drill Scenario
  • Staging – Drill/Preparation/Clean-Up
  • Drill Critique
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