Other Emergency Services at ERC&T

Confined space standby and rescue:

CONFINED TRAINING FOR AUTHORIZED ENTRANT AND ATTENDANT – Once workers have completed this confined space course they will be able to clearly identify and establish proper entry permit procedures, recognize and control hazards, ventilation, personal protective equipment, non-entry rescue and comply with OSHA 1910.146 requirements for Entrant and Attendant

CONFINED SPACE ENTRY SUPERVISOR – Participants in this particular confined space course will learn about the following topics: verification of permits, safe entry conditions, ventilation practices, atmospheric monitoring requirements, confined space communications, rescue response requirements, documentation and proper record keeping. Under the guidelines and requirements of OSHA 1910.146 “Entry Supervisor”, students taking this course will become aware of specific requirements of the this critical emergency response position.

CONFINED SPACE RESCUE LEVEL 1 - Students will be trained to the Rescue Entrant and Rescue Attendant level. Non-entry and entry type rescues will be practiced, including limited access spaces. Participants in this particular confined space course will learn about the following topics: types of confined spaces, hazard recognition and control, atmospheric monitoring, personal protective equipment, rescue equipment and rigging techniques, attendant and entrant procedures, patient packaging, communications, confined space manipulation skills, rescue entry, patient removal and post rescue considerations

CONFINED SPACE RESCUE LEVEL 2 - Program content is designed to meet the requirements of NFPA 1006 for Confined Space Rescue Technician and NFPA 1006 Technical Rescuer Level II standards. Upon completion, students will gain the knowledge, skill and ability to preplan confined spaces for rescue, manage rescue operations, ability to control hazards, learn advanced skill in confined space rescue communications and participate in various scenarios for team building skills.

Forklift Training:

The course will first go over these main facets of forklift operations:The five hazardous waste operations:

  • Applicable Regulations
  • Types of Forklifts
  • Main parts of a Forklift
  • Understanding Forklift Safety
  • Fuels and Batteries

Once a good understanding of the above topics are gained more hands-on type of learning will take place:

  • Pre-use inspection
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Parking/shut-down procedures

After hands-on training has taken place, using a forklift in a real-world type of environment will assess the students’ abilities. Following the evaluation, trainees are given a summary of what they did well and what they need to still work on in regards to forklift driving, and given the opportunity to ask questions or give comments on any phase of the forklift training program.

Lockout/Tag out Training:

Lockout/Tag out training is designed for workers who:

  • Perform service or maintenance on machinery and equipment
  • May be exposed to injuries from unexpected energy surges from machinery
  • Startup machinery or equipment,
  • May be expose to the release of stored energy in the equipment

The Lockout/Tag program will teach employees how to adopt and implement practices and procedures on the following:

  • Shutting down equipment, isolate it from its energy source(s),
  • Preventing the release of potentially hazardous energy while maintenance and servicing activities are being performed.
  • Establishing an effective program for the control of hazardous energy.
Weapons of Mass Destruction Training:

In this new era we all live in where factories, chemical plants, and truly any business has the potential to be a target of a terrorist threat, we at ERC&T can train your employees, your executive team, and management on how to be more aware and vigilant against a potential terrorist threat. This training will give you and your personnel knowledge on chemical, biological and radiological weapons of mass destruction, with a focus on their unique characteristics and implications for your particular business’s preparedness and response to varied types of attacks that could occur in your workplace.

Comprehensive Evacuation Plans:

An evacuation procedure that is properly planned, practiced, and executed can mean the difference between control and panic, success and catastrophe, life and death. We at ERC&T will design and implement a comprehensive evacuation plan that will incorporate these topics listed below:

  • An emergency action plan and floor monitor program.
  • Develop a task force with all groups involved.
  • Performance evaluations
  • Define egress routes
  • Make sure emergency doors and other doors are not locked from the inside.
  • Horizontal evacuation. Elevator Safety.
  • Understanding the needs of All Occupants in facility
  • A detailed and defined notification System
  • Decide who should evacuate - when and where
  • Plan for post-evacuation
  • The importance of having emergency drills regularly
Fire Extinguisher Checks, Maintenance, and Training:

ERC&T will make sure that all fire extinguishers in your facility are up to code with health and safety standards by the following process:

  • Visually check all extinguishers for dents, leaks, cracks, rust, chemical deposits, and overall charge of unit.
  • Inspect that lock pins and tamper seal are not broken
  • Hose and nozzle inspection
  • Make sure extinguishers are properly pressurized
  • Access to all extinguishers is clear with no barricades, locks, or impediments in the way.
  • Make sure proper checklists and reports are completed in a timely manner
  • Regularly scheduled visits to your facility to maintain a safe environment
  • Replacement or additions of extinguisher where ERC&T deems necessary.