Response Technologies Corporation’s “Hazardous Materials Safety Officer” course, previously a traditional classroom program, is now available online. Starting June 2020, hosting organizations like Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC’s) and response organizations can schedule an online delivery for up to 30 participants. In addition, Response Technologies will be offering open enrollment deliveries to interested Hazardous Material… Continue reading Hazardous Materials Safety Officer Class Now Online
[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.0.9″ min_height=”1685px” custom_padding=”0px||0px||false|false”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.0.9″ min_height=”1705px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.0.9″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.0.9″ text_font=”Times New Roman||||||||”] No call is ever “routine”. It is not uncommon for hazmat technicians to respond to facilities in their response area that they have become familiar with over time; especially to those facilities that offer unique hazards or exceptionally hazardous processes. After all,… Continue reading HazMat in History – Newton, Mass.
Instructor Spotlight – Chief Steve McCarthy (Ret). In addition to helping Response Technologies deliver quality programs, Steve also volunteers his time for a very important assignment – For the past five years, Steve has assisted families of fallen firefighters by serving as a “family escort” at the National Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland. This… Continue reading Serving the Fallen
The most important components of producing a valued hazard analysis are the material’s physical properties and chemical hazards. The importance of analyzing the appropriate information is astronomical, as it tells a technician how the product will move and its hazards relating to flammability, pH, toxicity, and reactivity. Unfortunately, many Hazardous Materials teams and individual technicians… Continue reading Solutions to Technician Chemistry Training: Just the Right Amount
It is important to remember that developing a complete risk assessment at the hazardous materials emergency involves 1) product hazards analysis, 2) container analysis and damage assessment, 3) evaluation of the environment surrounding the incident, and lastly 4) the cause of the incident. These four analysis areas allow the technician and safety officer to formulate… Continue reading Rapid Product Hazard Analysis Pt 1: The Concept
The Unprecedented Simulator You Will NEED to Get Your Hands On – Last month, on January 11th, we announced our newest training simulator was to be unveiled at this year’s Florida Hazardous Materials Symposium. On January 18th we unveiled the DOT 406 Mobile Multi-Leak Simulator™ (MLS) during the Florida Hazardous Materials Team Competition! This unparalleled… Continue reading Unveiled: The DOT 406 Multi-Tactical Leak Simulator
Response Technologies spent early November delivering the training program “Rapid I.D. and Risk Assessment of Hazardous Materials” in the state of Missouri. This is the fifth year Response Technologies has served the Missouri’s State Fire Marshal’s Office in their efforts to meet statewide training initiatives. The programs were delivered through a cooperative agreement with Three… Continue reading Training in Missouri