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General Information
Event Name: Air Monitoring for Emergency Response
Hosted By: Environmental Response Training Program (ERTP)
ERT - OSRTI
Event Description:

This course instructs participants in the practices and procedures for monitoring airborne hazardous materials. It is designed for personnel who evaluate airborne releases of hazardous materials. Evaluation of worker exposure to these releases is emphasized.

Topics covered include air monitoring strategies, techniques and equipment; instrument calibration; instrument limitations; exposure guidelines; air dispersion modeling; and health-and-safety considerations. The course will include operating procedures for specific air monitoring equipment, but students are encouraged to bring their own instruments to the course.  The focus is on direct-reading instruments, but air sample collection and field analytical instruments are discussed.

Instructional methods include a combination of lectures, group discussions, problem-solving sessions, and hands-on use of instruments.

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Properly use the following types of air monitoring equipment:
    • Combustible gas indicators
    • Oxygen monitors
    • Detector tubes
    • Toxic gas monitors
    • Photoionization detectors
    • Flame ionization detectors
  • Identify the operational parameters, limitations, and data interpretation requirements for the instruments listed above, plus chemical warfare agent detectors, air sample collectors, and certain field analytical technologies.
  • Identify the factors to be considered in the development of air monitoring plans.
  • Describe the use of air monitoring data for the establishment of personnel and operations health and safety requirements.

Continuing Education Units: 1.5 ABIH has previously awarded CM credit for this event. The current event contains 15 hours which can be claimed for CM credit.

In compliance with Executive Order 13589 - Promoting Efficient Spending, Section 5; the ERTP will not be regularly printing or providing students hard copies of the course manual. Students may obtain an electronic copy of the student manual for personal printing or e-reading at 

https://ertpvu.org/ClassroomCourseDetail.aspx?id=25

THIS COURSE IS NOT OPEN TO CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS, OR ANY PRIVATE ENTITIES.

*This course is offered free of charge to all registrants who are confirmed to attend.*

Registration Status: Postponed
Event Begins: November 03, 2009 at 8:00 AM
Event Ends: November 04, 2009 at 5:00 PM
For questions about this event, please contact: Registrar
Phone: 513-251-7669
Fax: 513-251-4137
E-mail: ertp-registrar@ttnus.com
Location
This event will be held at: U.S. EPA - Region 4
61 Forsyth St., SW
Room 10T33
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Location Contact Information: James Miller
Phone: 404-562-8845
Fax: 404-562-9964
E-mail: miller.james@epa.gov
 
Hotel Information
Hotel name and address: Arrangements for hotel accommodations, if needed, are the responsibility of individual participants.
   
   

 

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