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ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

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About the course

Industry facilities that store, manufacture, transport, recycle or handle dangerous goods, hazardous wastes, or hazardous chemicals should prepare a response (contingency) plan to respond to emergencies involving the accidental release of these substances into the environment. Such facilities include, but are not limited to: waste landfills, recycling (plastics, tires, paint, pesticide, batteries) facilities, chemical and petroleum bulk storage or transportation facilities. The guidelines are intended for application by industry such as chemical, mining, metallurgical, oil and gas, petroleum, food and forest products. Although some sections of this document may be used by operators of small industries such as service stations, saw mills, fuel storage and other facilities, not all components of the document may be applicable or necessary.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Introduce safe emergency response and best practices to safety and environment in all industry
  • Identify hazards and hazard management for emergency preparedness
  • Establish incident command system, principles, investigation and communication to ensure proper safety emergency response

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Identifying Hazards
  • Producing a Framework for Managing Crisis
  • Identifying and Managing Hazards
  • Fires and Explosions
  • Total Fire Hazard Management

### Day 2

  • Natural Disasters
  • Organizing for Emergencies
  • Route to Successful Emergency Response
  • The Emergency Organization
  • Emergency Response Teams

Day 3

  • Putting Things Together
  • Emergency Response Exercises
  • Crisis Command and Control
  • Incident Command Hierarchy
  • Incident Command System Principles

Day 4

  • Mobilization and Documentation
  • Taking Command
  • Forward Control Tactics
  • Emergency Response Centre
  • Emergency Response Centre Design

### Day 5

  • Software for Emergencies
  • Incident Investigation
  • HR Issues and Communications
  • Mission Bow Tie Diagrams

## Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

This course is intended for all supervisors working in the company facilities, safety committees, corporate managers, department managers, first line supervisors, facility engineers & specialists and accident investigation team members.

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