EHSM 230-Safety And Emergency Response

Designed to provide students with hands-on instruction in safety and emergency response to chemical and physical exposures in industrial and field settings. Topics include: hazard analysis; contingency planning; housekeeping and safety practices including proper use and selection of PPE, site control and evaluation; handling drums and containers; field sampling and monitoring; proper use of instruments; incident response planning; emergency response including field exercises in the use of PAPR and SCBA; and an understanding of the ICS system. Satisfies requirements for generalized employee training under OSHA [29 CFR 1910.120 and Title 8, California Code of Regulations 5192 (e) (3) (A)].

Prerequisite: EHSM 100 or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better or "Pass" or concurrent enrollment
Corequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: EHSM 130 or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better or "Pass"
4 UNITS 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory