NYPGA Announces 24 Hour Emergency Responder Training Program

Written on: August 23, 2017 by ICM

 
The NYPGA Emergency Response Committee is pleased to announce a 24 Hour Emergency Responder Training Programthat will be held September 12-13-14, 2017 and an Emergency Responder Refresher Training Program that will be heldSeptember 14 (only), 2017 at the New York State Fire Academy in Montour Falls, NY. The refresher training (Day Three) is an OSHA requirement for all responders who have taken the original 24 hour (3 day) course. The OSHA standard requires a refresher training every three years per CFR 1910.
Three-day Course Overview: The course will be based on the materials found in the Propane Emergencies Text, 3rd Edition. It will cover the physical characteristics of propane; the containers propane is stored in and the way propane is transported. The information will then be translated to hands-on and real-life ER training. Finally, there will a review of ER responses and incidents and a look into the future of Propane ER. This training can be applied to requirements for ER training in OSHA and NFPA standards.
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