Hazardous materials and waste are common in a myriad of work roles and facilities. It is important for all employees who are frequently at risk of exposure to understand the health and environmental risks of these dangerous substances. To ensure this, OSHA requires employees to receive comprehensive training on HAZWOPER under 29 CFR 1910.120.
As part of the HAZWOPER regulations, there are several requirements for employee training that depends on the specific level of involvement with hazardous materials.
In our training course HAZWOPER: Dealing with the Media in Emergency Situations, your workers will learn the importance of building good relationships with the media and how to handle the media during emergencies.
HAZWOPER: Dealing with the Media in Emergencies DVD Features
- Establishing a relationship with the media before a crisis occurs
- The duties and responsibilities of the Public Information Officer (PIO)
- Early response to the media during an incident
- Ensuring the safety of the media
- Unauthorized communication with the media
- The consequences of rumors and misinformation
Our easy-to-use video kit provides all the necessary materials to run a successful training class with little to no prep time, including:
- Dealing with the Media in Emergencies Training Video developed by industry experts
- Dealing with the Media in Emergencies training leader’s guide
- Printable documents, including:
- Training outline
- Compliance Manual
- Completion Certificate & Wallet Cards / ID card
- Attendance Log / Sign-In Form
- Employee Quiz and Answer Key
After completing this coursework, your employees will be prepared to handle media inquiries during emergency situations and build more positive media relations.
Who should take this course?
Any worker who is exposed to hazardous substances as part of their job, their supervisors, management staff and the HAZMAT Incident Command Center. This training course is also suitable for refresher training and to train the trainer.