The Hydrogen Response Considerations program is a two hour awareness training program complete with printable reference material and self paced learning available both online and in a CD format.
Specifically this program will focus on:
Module 1: Introduction to Hydrogen – Response consideration for hydrogen that the emergency responders might come in contact with in their community.
Compressed Gas Tube Trailer (DOT E-8944) Introduction Photo courtesy of Praxair, Inc.
Module 2: Hydrogen Properties and Hazardous Behaviors – This module will provide you with information on how to identify the basic physical and chemical properties of hydrogen and its resultant hazardous behaviors as it relates to the first responder community.
Module 3: Identifying Hydrogen in Your Community – This module will assist the responder in determining where hydrogen is present in a given situation. Identify stationary facilities, specialized containers, transportation vehicles transporting hydrogen and hydrogen powered vehicles.
Module 4: Appropriate Response to a Hydrogen Incident – This module will lead participants through the continued scenario from Module 1 to safe mitigation and after action report.
DOT Placards courtesy of the U.S. Department of Transportation
The program contains a course test and evaluation at the end. Access the Hydrogen Response Considerations Training Program.