RACC offers Emergency Response Preparedness Programs

Industrial Fire Brigade, Basic

Provides basic incipient level fire training for general employee groups, or dedicated incipient level fire brigades. Course covers chemistry of fire, hose and nozzles, fire streams, portable fire extinguishers, automatic systems, and live fire fighting exercises on incipient level fires with extinguishers and small hose streams. The program also reviews fire prevention activities.

Industrial Fire Brigade, Extended

Provides fire brigade training per the OSHA Guidelines. Course covers or refreshes all items covered in the Basic Fire Brigade Training Program, plus self-contained breathing apparatus, ropes and knots, ladders, search and rescue practices, and interior structural fire fighting exercises.

Fire Extinguishers

Prepares employees to properly and safely react to a fire in their work place. Trains new employees or refreshes current employees in their fire safety responsibilities. Topics covered: basic fire prevention, evacuation, extinguisher selection and use.

Hazardous Materials Awareness (HAZWOPER)

Prepares employees to recognize the presence of a hazardous material/WMD and to call for trained personnel to assist, secure and protect the area. This course will meet the requirement for annual review under 29 CFR 1910.120 for emergency response.

Hazardous Materials Operations (HAZWOPER)

Provide the training needed to comply with Operations Level training identified in the NFPA 472 Core Competencies and in the Hazardous Materials Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) regulations.

Hazardous Materials Technician (HAZWOPER)

Prepares employees in the necessary knowledge and skills, to recognize the presence of a hazardous material or WMD, select applicable decontamination procedures, and control a release using specialized protective clothing and control equipment and meet the competencies at the awareness and operations level.


Our Workforce Development Team delivers custom training solutions that meet your needs.
Contact Allison Creveling (610.607.6208, acreveling@racc.edu) for details.



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