FS 015 : Transportation and Storage of Hazardous Materials

FS 015 : Transportation and Storage of Hazardous Materials

  • course description:

    This course is a study of the safe methods for the transportation and storage of hazardous materials. The purpose is for the student to be able to identify and classify hazardous materials, substances and waste while in fixed facilities and when being transported.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - To recognize the hazardous materials that are transported mode of transportation.
    - To classify hazardous materials for proper labeling, placarding, shipping and storage.
    - To describe the operating procedures, personnel, and equipment necessary to deal with a release of hazardous material.
    - To analyze emergency service capabilities to effectively favorably change the outcome of a release.
    - To evaluate the overall governmental and industrial Haz-Mat Programs utilized to reduce the risk of hazardous materials in the community.

  • Course outlines:

    - Recognition and Location of Hazardous Materials.
    - Classification of Hazardous Materials.
    - Identification of Hazard Materials in transit.
    - Command to Control of Hazard Materials.
    - Command and Control of Hazard materials.
    - Hazardous Material Program on Fixed site.
    - Superfund Amendments and Re-authorization Act (SARA).
    - Regulation requirements.

  • practical aspects of the course:


  • who should attend?

    - HSE Supervisors and managers in warehousing, inventory management and logistic operations.
    - Safety officers and safety inspectors.

  • duration:

    3 Days


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