Emergency Response Solutions International

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Category Course Name Description Prerequisites Requirements Met Who Should Attend
Emergency Management Emergency Response Planning Employees responsible for developing an overall emergency response plan for their facility None According to Ford Motor Company's SHARP Element 7.7 * OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120) * OSHA Standard on Employee Emergency Plans (29 CFR 1910.38) Employees responsible for developing an overall emergency response plan for their facility
Emergency Management ERT Coordinator This 16-hour course is designed to assist ERT Coordinators in managing the Emergency Response Team for their location. The focus of the course includes responsibilities associated with training, equipment and administration. None OSHA Standard on Industrial Fire Brigades, (29 CFR 1910.156) Personnel responsible for coordinating ERT activities, scheduling training, and maintaining equipment.
Emergency Management Evacuation Coordinator This 2-hour online program will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to direct and assist employees during evacuations and in-place sheltering. This course is available in an online format at www.ersintl.org. None OSHA Standard on Emergency Plans, (29 CFR 1910.38) Floor wardens, supervisors, process coaches, security personnel, and others who are responsible for directing and assisting employees during an emergency.
Emergency Management Tabletop Exercise This 4-hour program will provide facility leadership with the opportunity to practice implementing the Emergency Response Plan and Business Continuity Plan. None NFPA 1600, Standard on Disaster Recovery Members of the facility operating committee, incident commanders for the facility, and municipal response agency representatives.
Fire Fire Extinguisher This 2/4- hour class will provide participants with the skills required to use a portable extinguisher in controlling workplace fires in the beginning stages. Number of hours depends on number of people in attendance. None OSHA Standard on Portable Fire Extinguishers, (29 CFR 1910.157) Any employee who would use a portable extinguisher to put the fire out.
Fire Fire Extinguisher Refresher This course will provide participants with the skills required to use a protable fire extinguisher in controlling workplace fires in the beginning stages. A propane-fueled fire simulator will be used to provide participants with practice in extinguishing live fires Initial training in fire extinguishers use * OSHA Standard on Portable Fire Extinguishers * OSHA Standard on Employee Emergency Plans and Fire Prevention Plans Any employee who might be the first to discover a fire in its intial stages and would use a portable extinguisher to put the fire out
Fire Incipient Fire Fighting This 24-hour class will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to control incipient fires using portable extinguishers and low volume hose lines. During the program, participants will extinguish several live fires using a propane fire simulator. None OSHA Standard on Industrial Fire Brigades, (29 CFR 1910.156) Emergency Response Team members, fire protection officers, security guards, and security supervisors.
Fire Incipient Fire Refresher This 8-hour program provides a refresher to the 24-hour Incipient Fire class. During the program, participants will extinguish several live fires. 24-hour Incipient Fire OSHA Standard on Industrial Fire Brigades, (29 CFR 1910.156) Emergency Response Team members, fire protection officers, security guards, and security supervisors
Fire Inspection and Testing of Sprinklers Systems The primary focus of this 24-hour program is the skills required to inspect and test water-based fire protection systems. In hands-on workshops, participants will learn how to conduct inspections and tests of the water distribution system. Participants will also learn about the specialty fire protection systems at their facility. None NFPA 25, Standard on Inspection and Testing of Fire Protection Systems Fire protection officers, security guards, security supervisors, and safety engineers
Fire Pathfinder In this 16-hour program, participants will learn how to assist outside response agencies who are responding to emergencies at the facility. Program content includes company emergency procedures, critical information to provide responding agencies, personal protective equipment required and hazard recognition. * Incident Command * Incipient Fire * Hazmat Operations * SCBA * Air Monitoring * First Aid/CPR * Confined Space Rescue OSHA Standard on Industrial Fire Brigades, (29 CFR 1910.156) Members of the Emergency Response Team who are responsible for directing and assisting outside response agencies.
General Confined Space Entry: Entrant and Attendant This 8-hour course for Entrants and Attendants covers the definition of a confined space, hazard recognition, duties, entry procedures, non-entry rescues and practice entries. None OSHA Standard on Confined Space Entry, (29 CFR 1910.146) Employees who will serve at entrants or attendants for permit-required confined spaces.
General Confined Space Permit Issuer This 16/24 -hour course will focus on proper techniques for evaluating confined space hazards and completing the proper documentation. Content includes hazards, monitoring, roles of various personnel, ventilation, protective equipment, and filling out a permit. None OSHA Standard on Confined Space Entry, (29 CFR 1910.146) Employees who issues permits or reclassify permit required spaces to non-permit spaces.
General ERT Block Refresher The 40-hour block refresher includes refresher training in Incident Command, Incipient Fire, Air Monitoring, Spill Repsonse, SCBA, EMS and Confined Space Rescue. ICS 100(FEMA) Incipient Fire Fighting, Air Monitoring, self Contained Breathing Apparatus, hazardous Materials Operations, 1st. Aid CPR/AED/ BBP, Rescue from Fall Protection, Confined Space Rescue Operations. According to Ford, OSHA, and NFPA requirements. Members of Emgergency Response Teams and Security Officers at Ford Motor Company Facilities throughout the United States and Canada
Hazmat Air Monitoring In this 4-hour program participants will learn how to use a 4-gas monitor during a confined space rescue and a hazardous materials emergency. They will also learn how to ensure the monitor is working properly. None OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response and Confined Space Rescue, (29 CFR 1910.120) - (29 CFR 1910.146) Members of the Emergency Response Team who would be responsible for conducting air monitoring during emergency operations
Hazmat Hazardous Materals First Responder, Awareness Level In this 4-hour online program, participants will learn how to recognize a hazardous material release, how to assess the risk of the release, and how to report the release to the proper authority. This program is available at www.ersintl.org. None OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (29 CFR 1910.120) Employees who are likely to witness or discover a spill or release of a hazardous material and report the release to the proper authorities.
Hazmat Hazardous Materials First Responder, Operations Level In this 24-hour program, participants will learn how to respond to an emergency release in a defensive fashion. Topics include assessing risks, using PPE, confining releases and implementing decontamination. * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test * 4-hour SCBA * 4-hour Air Monitoring OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (29 CFR 1910.120) Employees who will respond to an emergency release of a hazardous material and confine the release to a specified area.
Hazmat Hazardous Materials Refresher In this 8-hour program, participants will receive refresher training on assessing risks, using PPE, confining releases and implementing decontamination. * 24-hour First Responder, Operations Level * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test * 4-hour SCBA * 4-hour Air Monitoring. OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, (29 CFR 1910.120) Employees who will respond to an emergency release of a hazardous material and confine the release to a specified area.
Hazmat Hazardous Waste Site Worker Course content includes legal requirements; hazard recognition; hazard control; work practices; personal protective equipment; air monitoring; decontamination; and emergency response. An extensive amount of hands-on training is involved. None According to OSHA's regulation on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response. Employees who assigned to work at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites, as determined by federal, state, or local units of government
Hazmat Hazmat Technician-Public After completing this course, participants will be able to respond to an emergency release of a hazardous material by: (1) implementing their agency's emergency response plan, (2) using monitoring equipment to identify known and unknown materials, (3) functioning within an Incident Management System, (4) selecting and using specialized chemical protective clothing, (5) understanding hazard and risk assessment techniques, (6) performing advanced containment and confinement techniques, (7) understanding and implementing decontamination procedures, (8) understanding termination procedures, and (9) understanding basic chemical and toxicological terms and behavior. 24-hours, First Responder Operations Level According to OSHA's regulation on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120) and NFPA 472, Hazardous Materials Incidents Responders, Professional Competence. Public sector emergency response personnel who will respond to releases or potential releases for the purpose of stopping the release. This includes those responders who will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch, or otherwi
Hazmat Incident Command System This course will provide participants with the ability to manage any type of emergency that may occur at their location. In this course participants will learn how to make the critical decisions that will protect employee safety and protect Company assets. Through tabletop exercises, the participants will practice managing various types of emergencies. For response to hazardous materials incidents, 24 hours of First Responder Operations. According to OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120), and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Any employees who will manage a response to a workplace emergency, including fires, hazardous materials incidents, rescues, and other emergencies. This may include Security personnel and other members of the Emergency Response Team.
Hazmat Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus In this 4-hour program, participants will identify the components of an SCBA, don and doff the equipment, and use the SCBA in normal and emergency operations. * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test OSHA Standard on Respiratory Protection, (29 CFR 1910.134) Members of the Emergency Response Team who may wear an SCBA for confined space rescue or hazardous materials response.
Medical Bloodborne Pathogen Refresher In this 2-hour class, participants will learn how to protect themselves from exposure to blood and other materials that may be infectious. This course is available in an online format at www.ersintl.org. None OSHA Standard on Blood Borne Pathogens, (29 CFR 1910.1030) (Annual refresher required) Members of the Emergency Response Team or Medical Department staff who respond to medical emergencies at the facility.
Medical CPR, AED and First Aid Train the Trainer This combined training class provides the participants with the ability to perform all the activities listed above. Besides being able to perform first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the participant will know how to recognize bloodborne pathogens and handle them safely. In addition, participants will learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to start a patient's heart and increase their chance of survival. Blood Borne Pathogens According to standards establised by the American Heart Association's in its Heartsaver Training Programs. Members of the Emergency Response Team,Medical Staff, or Electricians who will be providing CPR/AED and basic first aid training to employees of Ford Motor Company
Medical First Aid, CPR, AED, Bloodborne Pathogen In this 24-hour program participants will learn how to perform basic first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator to start a patient’s heart to increase the chance for survival. Blood Borne Pathogens American Heart Standards for First Aid, CPR and AED Members of the Emergency Response Team or Medical Staff who will respond to medical emergencies at the facility.
Rescue Confined Space Evaluation ERS International health and safety professionals will review all confined spaces and develop a Confined Space Entry Plan and Confined Space Rescue Plan for each, as appropriate. ERSI staff will also assist clients in reclassifying permit required spaces into non-permit spaces, according to OSHA requirements. The number of days required will depend on the number of spaces to be reviewed. Onsite evaluation of confined spaces.
Rescue Confined Space Rescue: Basic This course is for rescue personnel who will be making rescues from limited types of confined spaces. This includes vertical spaces where the opening is easy to move through; the entrant is visible from the opening and is easy to remove; and the hazards are minimal. These types of rescues will require the use of a self-contained breathing apparatus. * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test * SCBA * Air Monitoring * OSHA Standard on Confined Space Entry (29 CFR 1910.146) * NFPA Standard 1006 on Technical Rescue Members of the Emergency Response Team who are responsible for confined space rescues conducted on site
Rescue Machine Rescue Awareness Participants will learn how to respond at the Awareness Level for incidents involving personnel who have become trapped, entangled or pinned in various types of machinery. This course is available in an online format at www.ersintl.org. None According to NFPA Standard 1670, Technical Rescue and MIOSHA Part 74, Fire Fighting Members of the Emergency Response Team ,Security Officers
Rescue Machine Rescue Operations This 24-hour course is designed to provide emergency responders with the knowledge and skills required to remove individuals from conveyors, lift tables, gear drives, and other simple machinery. The program does not address techniques specific to large presses or robotic equipment. The classroom portion includes modules on hazards, medical considerations and incident command. The hands-on workshops include practice related to stabilization, energy control, disassembly, cutting, and lifting/spreading. * Energy Control and Lockout * First Aid and CPR * Incident Command * Lifting and Rigging (recommended but not required) NFPA 1670 and 1006, Standard on Technical Rescue Members of the Emergency Response Team or municipal fire department who are responsible for extricating employees who become trapped in simple machines.
Rescue Machine Rescue Operations For Fire Fighters At this level of training, Fire Department members will learn how to remove employees from conveyors, lift tables, gear drives, and other simple machinery, not including presses. Workshops will include hands-on practice related to disassembly, cutting, and lifting/spreading * Energy Control and Power Lockout * Troubleshooting * First Aid and CPR * Incident Command Awareness * Lifting and Rigging According to NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Members of fire departments who are responsible for extricating employees who become trapped in simple machines
Rescue MUSAR Advanced Trench Symposium NFPA STANDARD 1670 and 1006
Rescue Rope Rescue This course is designed to provide industrial responders with the rope rescue capabilities required at two types of emergencies. The first are incidents where a patient needs to be move from elevated or below grade environment commonly found in confined spaces and a variety of industrial and construction related settings. The second is that of performing rescues of workers who have fallen from structural steel (or similar environments) and are suspended by a personal fall arrest system, such as a shock-absorbing lanyard. * Ford Level 3 Working at Heights* Basic First Aid including CPR* Incident Management System ECPL also recommended NFPA Standard 1670 on Technical Rescue. Members of the Emergency Response Team who will be performing rescues of employees requiring the use of rope rescue equipment and techniques.
Rescue Technical Rescue This course will provide refresher training for members of the Emergency Response Team who have completed initial training for rescuing employees from above grade and below grade. An extensive amount of hands-on training will be provided. * Initial Rescue Training * Free Climbing * SCBA * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test According to NFPA Standard 1670 on Technical Rescue. Members of the ERT who will be responsible for providing rescues from above or below grade