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Category Course Name Description Prerequisites Requirements Met Who Should Attend
40E Lead/Course Managers Workshop
Guard Academy Guard Academy - Air Monitoring, SCBA, First Aid, Inspection & Testing of Sprinkler Systems, Hazmat
MUSAR Site Improvement
Emergency Management Emergency Response Planning Employees responsible for developing an overall emergency response plan for their facility This program is available at www.saferesponse.com None According to Ford Motor Company's SHARP Element 7.7 * OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120) * OSHA Standard on Employee Emergency Plans (29 CFR 1910.38) Employees responsible for developing an overall emergency response plan for their facility
Emergency Management Emergency Response Team Coordinator 1 This course is designed to assist ERT coordinators in managing the Emergency Response Team for their location. The focus of the course is on responsibilities associated with training, equipment and procedures This program is available at www.saferesponse.com None According to OSHA Standard on Industrial Fire Brigades (*29 CFR 1910.156) Personal responsible for coordinating ERT activities, scheduling training and maintaining equipment.
Emergency Management ERT Coordinator
Emergency Management Evacuation Coordinator This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to direct and assist employees during emergency evacuations and in-place sheltering This program is available at www.saferesponse.com None As described in OSHA Standards on Employee Emergency Plans (29 CFR 1910.38) and Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120). Floor wardens, supervisors, security personnel and others who are responsible for employee evacuation
Emergency Management Tabletop Exercise This program will provide facility leadership with the opportunity to practice the implementation of their Emergency Response Plan and Business Continuity Plans during a simulated disaster. They will also learn how to make decisions that will enable the facility to recover from the disaster and resume business operations * 2-4 hour Principles of Emergency Management As required by Ford Motor Company and in compliance with NFPA 1600, Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs. Members of the facility Operating Committee, Incident Commanders for the facility, and municipal response agency representatives.
Fire Fire Extinguisher This course will provide participants with the skills required to use a protable fire extinguisher in controlling workplace fires in the beginning stages. A propane-fueled fire simulator will be used to provide participants with practice in extinguishing live fires None * OSHA Standard on Portable Fire Extinguishers* OSHA Standard on Employee Emergency Plans and Fire Prevention Plans Any employee who might be the first to discover a fire in its intial stages and would use a portable extinguisher to put the fire out.
Fire Fire Extinguisher Refresher This course will provide participants with the skills required to use a protable fire extinguisher in controlling workplace fires in the beginning stages. A propane-fueled fire simulator will be used to provide participants with practice in extinguishing live fires Initial training in fire extinguishers use * OSHA Standard on Portable Fire Extinguishers * OSHA Standard on Employee Emergency Plans and Fire Prevention Plans Any employee who might be the first to discover a fire in its intial stages and would use a portable extinguisher to put the fire out
Fire Incipient Fire Fighting This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to control incipient fires using portable fire extinguishers and low-volume hoses. Topics include: roles and responsibilities; fire behavior, fire hazards; fire prevention; fire protection; extinguishing agents; portable extingushers; firefighter safety; standpipes; water supplies; hose lines; adaptors, tools and nozzles; and fire attack. During the program, participants will extinguish approximately 8 to 10 fires using a propane-fueled fire simulator. * Physical Exam As described in OSHA Standard on Fire Brigades (29 CFR 1910.156) and NFPA Standard 600 on Industrial Fire Brigades. Ford Code C00245 ERT members, fire protection officers, security guards, and security supervisors
Fire Incipient Fire Refresher This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to control incipient fires using portable fire extinguishers and low-volume hoses. Participants will also become familiar with the local fire protection systems. During the program, participants will extinguish approximately 8 to 10 fires using a propane-fueled fire simulator. This course shall only be taken as a refresher after Incipient Fire Fighting - IFF. *24 hour Incipient Fire Fighting - IFF As described in OSHA Standards on fire brigades (29 CFR 1910.156) and NFPA Standard 600 on Industrial Fire Brigades and Ford's Emergency Response Plan Guidelines. ERT members, fire protection officers, security guards, and security supervisors
Fire Inspection and Testing of Sprinklers Systems The primary focus of this training is the skills required to inspect and test water-based fire protection systems. In hands-on workshops, participants will learn how to conduct inspections and tests of the water distribution system, fire pumps, wet pipe systems, and dry pipe systems. Participants will also learn how to implement fire system impairment procedures. Online instruction to Inspection and Testing of Spinker Sytems located at www.saferesponse.com According to NFPA Standard 25, Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Fire Protection systems. Fire protection officers, security guards, security supervisors, and safety engineers
Fire Pathfinder Participants will practice using Structural Firefighter Protective Clothing (SFPC) and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) in simulated hostile environments. Participants willlearn how to assist the municipal fire department but not how to fight structural fires * 4 hour SCBA * 24 hour Incipient Fire Fighting * 4 hour Incident Command System As described in Ford's Fire Protection Engineering Bulletin No. 1, Emergency Response. * OSHA Standard on Industrial Fire Brigades (29 CFR 1910.156) Members of the Emergency Response Team who are responsible for directing and assisting municipal fire response personnel to the scene of an industrial fire.
General 40E Instructor Orientation
General Confined Space Entry: Entrant and Attendant Course content includes confined space definition, hazard recognition, duties of entrants and attendants, entry procedures, non-entry rescue, and practice entries None * OSHA Standard on Confined Space Entry (29 CFR 1910.146) Employees who will serve as entrants or attendants for permit-required confined space entry.
General Confined Space Permit Issuer OSHA Standard on Confined Space Entry, 29 CFR 1910.146
General ERT Block Refresher The 40-hour block refresher includes refresher training in Incident Command, Incipient Fire, Air Monitoring, Spill Repsonse, SCBA, EMS and Confined Space Rescue, ICS 100(FEMA) Incipient Fire Fighting, Air Monitoring, self Contained Breathing Apparatus, hazardous Materials Operations, 1st. Aid CPR/AED/ BBP, Rescue from Fall Protection, Confined Space Rescue Operations. According to Ford, OSHA, and NFPA requirements. Members of Emgergency Response Teams and Security Officers at Ford Motor Company Facilities throughout the United States and Canada
Hazmat Air Monitoring Participants will learn how to use a 4-gas monitor during a confined space rescue and a hazardous materials emergency. They will also learn how to ensure that the monitor is working properly. None According to OSHA Standards on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120) and on Confined Space Entry (29 CFR 1910.146) Members of the Emergency Response Team who would be responsible for conducting air monitoring during emergency operations
Hazmat Decontamination Group Supervisor This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required of personnel who will be responsible for supervising hospital based decontamination, as performed by First Receivers * Online short-course on Hazard Recognition for First Receivers at www.saferesponse.com * 8-hour Hospital Based Decontamination * OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120)and OSHA Best Practices for First Receivers The target audience includes any hospital personnel who may be responsible for implementing hospital based decontamination.
Hazmat Hazardous Materals First Responder, Awareness Level Participants will learn 6 clues for recognizing and identifying emergency releases of hazardous materials. They will also learn how to use Material Safety Data Sheets and other resources to assess the risks of these chemical releases. Finally, they will learn how to report a chemical release accurately This program is available at www.saferesponse.com None * OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120) Employees who are likely to witness or discover a spill or release of a hazardous material and who would be responsible for notifying the proper
Hazmat Hazardous Materials First Responder, Operations Level Participants who complete this course will be able to respond to an emergency release of a hazardous material by assessing the risks, using the proper personal protective equipment, confining the spill or release to a specified area, and implementing basic decontamination procedures for employees who become contaminated. This course involves extensive hands-on training. * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test * SCBA * Air Monitoring According to OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120). Employees who will respond in a defensive fashion to an emergency release of a hazardous material. This will include members of the
Hazmat Hazardous Materials Refresher Participants who complete this refresher course will be able to respond to an emergency release of a hazardous material by assessing the risks, using the proper personal protective equipment, confining the spill or release to a specified area, and implementing basic decontamination procedures for employees who become contaminated. This course involves extensive hands-on training. This shall be taken as a refresher to First Responder, Operations Level - IER or to Hazmat Technician - 40T. * First Responder, Operations Level (IER) * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test * SCBA * Air Monitoring. According to OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120) Employees who will respond in a defensive fashion to an emergency release of a hazardous material. This will include members of the Emergency Response Team who have
Hazmat Hazardous Waste Site Worker Course content includes legal requirements; hazard recognition; hazard control; work practices; personal protective equipment; air monitoring; decontamination; and emergency response. An extensive amount of hands-on training is involved. None According to OSHA's regulation on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response. Employees who assigned to work at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites, as determined by federal, state, or local units of government
Hazmat Hazmat Technician-Public After completing this course, participants will be able to respond to an emergency release of a hazardous material by: (1) implementing their agency's emergency response plan, (2) using monitoring equipment to identify known and unknown materials, (3) functioning within an Incident Management System, (4) selecting and using specialized chemical protective clothing, (5) understanding hazard and risk assessment techniques, (6) performing advanced containment and confinement techniques, (7) understanding and implementing decontamination procedures, (8) understanding termination procedures, and (9) understanding basic chemical and toxicological terms and behavior. 24-hours, First Responder Operations Level According to OSHA's regulation on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120) and NFPA 472, Hazardous Materials Incidents Responders, Professional Competence. Public sector emergency response personnel who will respond to releases or potential releases for the purpose of stopping the release. This includes those responders who will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch, or otherwi
Hazmat Hospital Based Decontamination This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to protect against exposure to hazardous substances and to provide decontamination of patients at a site that is remote from the actual release of the hazardous material. The program covers decontamination of ambulatory and non-ambulatory patients. This training includes classroom presentations and hands-on workshops. Online short-course on Hazard Recognition for First Receivers, located at www.saferesponse.com . According to OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120) and OSHA Best Practices for First Receivers. The program is designed for First Receivers of contaminated patients, including but not limited to hospital technicians, facilities and engineering personnel, housekeeping staff, patient tracking personnel, emergency department employees, and those who provide treatment to contaminated patients.
Hazmat Incident Command System This course will provide participants with the ability to manage any type of emergency that may occur at their location. In this course participants will learn how to make the critical decisions that will protect employee safety and protect Company assets. Through tabletop exercises, the participants will practice managing various types of emergencies. For response to hazardous materials incidents, 24 hours of First Responder Operations. According to OSHA Standard on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120), and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Any employees who will manage a response to a workplace emergency, including fires, hazardous materials incidents, rescues, and other emergencies. This may include Security personnel and other members of the Emergency Response Team.
Hazmat Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus In this course participants will learn Company and OSHA requirements for using an SCBA. Participants will also identify the components of an SCBA, and they will learn how to don and doff the equipment. Participants will use the SCBA provided by their employer in normal and emergency operations mode. Finally, the participants will learn about maintenance procedures for SCBA's. * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test As described in OSHA Standard on Respiratory Protection (29 CFR 1910.134. Members of the Emergency Response Team who are required to wear self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) for confined space rescue or hazardous materials response.
Medical Bloodborne Pathogen Refresher In this class participants will learn how to protect themselves from exposure to blood and other materials that may be infectious. The class will focus on the ways in which bloodborne pathogens are transmitted, methods for reducing exposure, emergency actions to take in the event of exposure, identification of signs and labels used for infectious materials, and use of the Hepatitis B vaccine. None According to standards established by the National Safety Council, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (29 CFR 1910.1030), and the State of Michigan. Members of the Emergency Response Team or Medical Staff who respond to medical emergencies at the facility
Medical Cpr, AED and First Aid Train the Trainer This combined training class provides the participants with the ability to perform all the activities listed above. Besides being able to perform first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the participant will know how to recognize bloodborne pathogens and handle them safely. In addition, participants will learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to start a patient's heart and increase their chance of survival. None According to standards establised by the American Heart Association's in its Heartsaver Training Programs. Members of the Emergency Response Team,Medical Staff, or Electricians who will be providing CPR/AED and basic first aid training to employees of Ford Motor Company
Medical First Aid, CPR, AED, Bloodborne Pathogen This combined medical emergency class provides the participants with the ability to perform all the activities listed above. Besides being able to perform first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the participant will know how to recognize bloodborne pathogens and handle them safely. In addition, participants will learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to start a patient's heart and increase their chance of survival. None * National Safety Council * OSHA Standard on Bloodborne Pathogens * American Heart Standards for CPR & AED Members of the Emergency Response Team or Medical Staff who respond to medical emergencies at the facility.
Rescue Confined Space Evaluation 1 Day We will Coach the appropriate Safety Professional in how to complete a Confined Space Entry; Evaluation Plan, and Confined Space job Aid None
Rescue Confined Space Evaluation 2 Day We will Coach the appropriate Safety Professional in how to complete a Confined Space Entry; Evaluation Plan, and Confined Space job Aid None
Rescue Confined Space Evaluation 5 Day We will Coach the appropriate Safety Professional in how to complete a Confined Space Entry; Evaluation Plan, and Confined Space job Aid None
Rescue Confined Space Non Entry Rescue
Rescue Confined Space Rescue: Basic This course is for rescue personnel who will be making rescues from limited types of confined spaces. This includes vertical spaces where the opening is easy to move through; the entrant is visible from the opening and is easy to remove; and the hazards are minimal. These types of rescues will require the use of a self-contained breathing apparatus. * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test * SCBA * Air Monitoring * OSHA Standard on Confined Space Entry (29 CFR 1910.146) * NFPA Standard 1006 on Technical Rescue Members of the Emergency Response Team who are responsible for confined space rescues conducted on site
Rescue MACHINE RESCUE AWARENESS Participants will learn how to respond at the Awareness Level for incidents involving personnel who have become trapped, entangled or pinned in various types of machinery Online short-course on Hazard Recognition for First Receivers, located at www.saferesponse.com . None According to NFPA Standard 1670, Technical Rescue and MIOSHA Part 74, Fire Fighting Members of the Emergency Response Team ,Security Officers
Rescue Machine Rescue Operations At this level of training, ERT members will learn how to remove employees from conveyors, lift tables, gear drives, and other simple machinery, not including presses. Workshops will include hands-on practice related to disassembly, cutting, and lifting/spreading * Energy Control and Power Lockout * Troubleshooting * First Aid and CPR * Incident Command Awareness * Lifting and Rigging According to NFPA Standard 1670 on Technical Rescue. Members of the Emergency Response Team who are responsible for extricating employees who become trapped in simple machines
Rescue Machine Rescue Operations For fire fighters At this level of training, Fire Department members will learn how to remove employees from conveyors, lift tables, gear drives, and other simple machinery, not including presses. Workshops will include hands-on practice related to disassembly, cutting, and lifting/spreading * Energy Control and Power Lockout * Troubleshooting * First Aid and CPR * Incident Command Awareness * Lifting and Rigging According to NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Members of fire departments who are responsible for extricating employees who become trapped in simple machines
Rescue MUSAR Trench Rescue Technician NFPA STANDARD 1670 and 1006
Rescue MUSAR Advanced Trench Symposium NFPA STANDARD 1670 and 1006
Rescue MUSAR Confined Space Operations NFPA STANDARD 1670 and 1006
Rescue MUSAR Confined Space Rescue Enhanced * OSHA Standard on Confined Space Entry (29 CFR 1910.146) * NFPA Standard 1006 on Technical Rescue
Rescue MUSAR Rope High Directional Workshop This program provides advanced-level instruction on the use of any "artificial high directional" (AHD) and is meant to assist the rope rescue practitioner with information relative to the use of manufactured high directionals. This workshop would be suitable for ANY manufactured or improvised high directional (not including wood frame) including the Larkin Frame, SMC Terradaptor, or Ferno Aracnipod (students requesting training on these AHD are required to bring these devices with them to their program). This program concentrates on constructed frames in general and is not intended to teach highlines, advanced pulley systems, or offsets (although some of these are touched upon). Physics, as it relates to high directionals, is covered in an extensive manual and several lectures. The AHDW is a hands-on workshop on the use and correct implementation of artificial high directionals (AHD) for industry and wilderness settings. The AHDW is also well suited for teaching rope access professionals the benefits of constructed frames in their work. MUSAR Rope Operations required, Technician strongly recommended NFPA1670 / NFPA1006 Technical rescue team members, rope access professionals
Rescue MUSAR Rope Rescue Operations NFPA STANDARD 1670
Rescue MUSAR Rope Rescue Technician NFPA STANDARD 1670
Rescue MUSAR Structural Collapse Operations NFPA STANDARDS 1006 and 1670
Rescue MUSAR Structural Collapse Technician NFPA STANDARDS 1006 and 1670
Rescue MUSAR Trench Rescue Operations NFPA STANDARD 1670 and 1006
Rescue Rope Rescue This course is designed to provide industrial responders with the rope rescue capabilities required at two types of emergencies. The first are incidents where a patient needs to be move from elevated or below grade environment commonly found in confined spaces and a variety of industrial and construction related settings. The second is that of performing rescues of workers who have fallen from structural steel (or similar environments) and are suspended by a personal fall arrest system, such as a shock-absorbing lanyard. * Ford Level 3 Working at Heights* Basic First Aid including CPR* Incident Management System ECPL also recommended NFPA Standard 1670 on Technical Rescue. Members of the Emergency Response Team who will be performing rescues of employees requiring the use of rope rescue equipment and techniques.
Rescue Technical Rescue Refresher This course will provide refresher training for members of the Emergency Response Team who have completed initial training for rescuing employees from above grade and below grade. An extensive amount of hands-on training will be provided. * Initial Rescue Training * Free Climbing * SCBA * Physical Exam * Respirator Fit Test According to NFPA Standard 1670 on Technical Rescue. Members of the ERT who will be responsible for providing rescues from above or below grade