Train emergency responders in sampling activities when a hazardous materials incident occurs.
"Contamination Assessment " DVD is part one of the two-part Air Monitoring Series, which studies basic monitoring instruments and sampling procedures used in emergency response. It is designed to provide training to emergency responders who carry out atmospheric sampling activities when a hazardous materials incident occurs.
This program was created with the assistance of major instrument manufacturers and is the most comprehensive program available on the subject of air monitoring.
Topics covered in this module include:
Hazards and risks of contaminated atmospheres
Basic instruments used by emergency responders
The difference between direct reading instruments and air sampling
Factors which can affect instrument readings
Monitoring priorities for the incident commander
Respiratory protection and protective clothing