LTC offers seminars on ammonia response
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI –
Lakeshore Technical College will offer three seminars dealing with ammonia exposure response.
The annual "AmmoniaRefresher" seminar is for people who have completed a technician level class with an emphasis on ammonia. The class will review the competencies listed in OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard, including ammonia toxicology, hazard recognition, risk evaluation, and monitoring for ammonia.
The seminar will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 25 in the Public Safety Building at LTC's campus in Cleveland. Cost is $225; refer to class No. 63570.
A new seminar, "Incident Command Ammonia Release," is for those who have completed basic incident command training and want specific skill training in overseeing a response to an ammonia release. The training focuses on exercising control at an ammonia release incident scene, and can also be taken as an annual incident command refresher. Students will participate in the response to a simulated Level A ammonia release. Completion of emergency response operations or technician level training and basic incident command is a prerequisite.
The seminar will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 25 in the Public Safety Building at LTC's campus in Cleveland. Cost is $225; refer to class No. 64136.
The 24-hour "Ammonia Emergency Response Technician Level"seminar is designed to meet the competencies of technician level training, as specified in OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard. The curriculum is designed with 60 percent classroom and 40 percent hands-on exercises with monitors, respirators, personal protective equipment, D-con and simulated emergency situations.
The seminar covers ammonia toxicology, hazard recognition and properties of ammonia, monitoring for ammonia, personal protective clothing, respiratory protection, risk assessment, work practices and standard operating procedures.
Medical clearance forms are required. The seminar will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 30– Sept. 1 in the Public Safety Building at LTC's campus in Cleveland. Cost is $545; refer to class No. 63568.
About Lakeshore Technical College
Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering 100 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates, and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing educational opportunities.
Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland; additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc and LTC Sheboygan; Community Education Centers at area high schools in Kiel, Mishicot, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC’s mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 79% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.