HAZWOPER: Dealing with the Media in Emergency Situations
Available for MP4 video download by purchasing a corporate or single-site license.
Hazardous materials and waste are a part of many work situations and can be found in many types of facilities and job sites. It is very important for your employees to know how to recognize these potentially dangerous substances, and how to handle and dispose of them properly. As part of OSHA's HAZWOPER regulations, there are varying requirements for employee training, depending on the employee's specific level of involvement with hazardous materials.
This program will help employees understand that they should refrain from making unauthorized statements to the press during emergency situations and that it is best to let professionals deal with the media. Topics include:
- Establishing a relationship with the media
- Emergency response practice questions
- Duties and responsibilities of the Public Information Officer
- Why employees should refer reporters' questions to the PIO