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HAZWOPER: Dealing With The Media In Emergency Situations Online Training

Course Overview

Hazardous materials and waste are part of many work situations, and can be found on many types of job sites. OSHA feels that it is so important for employees to know how to recognize these potentially dangerous substances (as well as how to handle and dispose of them properly) they have mandated that anyone working with these materials receive comprehensive training in this area.

In 1976, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to regulate the handling of hazardous waste "from cradle to grave". Since then other regulations have followed, including OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.120, also known as HAZWOPER. As part of these regulations, there are varying requirements for employee training, depending on an employee's specific level of involvement with hazardous materials. 

Atlantic Training's training products on "HAZWOPER: Dealing With The Media In Emergency Situations" help employees understand the importance of building a good relationship with the media and how to deal with the media during an emergency situation. Topics covered in these products include:

  • 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.
  • Insuring the safety of the media.
  • Unauthorized communication with the media.
  • The consequences of rumors and misinformation.
  • and more.

 Atlantic Training's online training system gives you the best of all worlds.

  • One of the largest libraries of full-motion video-based Safety and Regulatory Compliance courses in the industry, with over 115 titles to choose from, many of them in Spanish as well as English.
  • Access to as many courses in Atlantic Training's library as you like, with no set-up, library or subscription fees.
  • Four payment plans to choose from, including monthly "Pay-As-You-Go" and "All You Can Eat" (unlimited access).
  • A comprehensive and easy to use online Learning Management System (LMS).
  • ... and much more!

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For more information on our online training system, please contact us at 800-975-7640

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