OSHA NFPA & DOT 8-Hour Propane Emergency Responders “Refresher” Training: $175 -
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OSHA NFPA & DOT 8-Hour Propane Emergency Responders “Refresher” Training

Note: User can select the course date as Oct 8th respectively while checking out.

Meet the instructor

Course Overview

The refresher is a 1-day program for industry members and first responders that have previously taken the Propane Emergency Response Training. The refresher is required every three years to maintain the Emergency Response Certification. The course will be based on the materials found in the Propane Emergencies Textbook, 3rd Edition.

  • Scope Of Propane Emergencies & How Industry Works With The Fire Service
  • Review Of Propane Characteristics Focus On Flammable Range & Leak Mitigation
    • Gas Migration
  • Codes and Standards Critical Guidelines For The Qualification Of Responders
    • NFPA 472
    • NFPA 473
    • 49 CFR-DOT Training Requirement
    • Department Of Labor 29 CFR 1910.120 – OSHA
  • General Emergency Response Procedures (SOP)
  • Tactical Guidelines For Responding To Propane Emergencies
  • Product Transfer Compressors, Pumps, Flaring, Truck Auxiliary Unloading Capabilities and Water Injection
  • Class Includes Video Presentation Covering Live Scenarios

Every attendee must either bring your Propane Emergencies Textbook Third Edition to the virtual training room or download the textbook from the propane Website so that you can follow through the course. https://propane.com/resource-catalog/resources/propane-emergencies-manual-3rd-edition/

  • 100% Online
  • 8 Hours maximum
  •  Satisfies the refresher requirements of OSHA and DOT
  • Attendees get a digital certificate for their Training Files
  • Open to anyone: propane emergency responders, firefighters, etc
  • Class is an established and proven offering
  • Nationally recognized instructors
  • Competitive pricing
  • Live session
  • Custom sessions available upon request
  • A portion of revenues will benefit VPE Association Partners (shown at https://virtualpropaneexpo.com/associations/ )

Hazardous materials emergency response work is dangerous, and emergency responders have died or sustained serious injury and illness while attempting to mitigate emergencies. There is no possible way that this training can cover the full spectrum of problems and contingencies for dealing with every type of propane-related emergency. The course attendees are warned to exercise all necessary cautions when dealing with propane gas emergencies. Always place personal safety first when handling a propane emergency.

Course Location:
Online via Zoom
This course offers 8 Continuing Education Hours.
All sessions are from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST


Registration Notes:

Individual Participant Registration:

  • Individual registration, online or by phone, requires payment by credit card. We accept payment by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.

Organizational registration:

  • Organizations may opt to be invoiced to pay by check for their registered participants.
  • If your organization needs to pay by check, please contact Shane Sweet at [email protected] for assistance

Meet the Instructor

Mike DiGiorgio
President at Silverback Consulting LLC

Mike DiGiorgio

Over the years, Mike DiGiorgio, Silverback Consulting Group LLC has earned a reputation for excellence in the propane and transportation industries. We offer advice and support for every process and structure within your company – from short-term solutions to long-term safety and training goals. Through our Propane University, we offer online training for D.O.T, OSHA, CETP, PERC and NPGA. Mike, a 40 year veteran propane safety expert instructor is the President of the Propane Defense Association, President of Propane University, President of Silver back Consulting the leading Safety Consulting group regularly used as an expert witness in propane related legal cases and actively involved with PERC, local propane associations and NPGA.


The recommendations, standards, or recommended practices, as reflected in the referenced PERC documents were developed by independent consultants retained by PERC. While PERC administers the process of obtaining the information, it does not independently test or verify the accuracy of the information or methods used to collect the data that supports the conclusions or recommendations reflected in this document. PERC, NPGA, GPA, and the industry members disclaim any and all liability for any personal injury, property damage, business losses, or other damages of any nature whatsoever, whether special, indirect, consequential, or compensatory, directly or indirectly resulting from the publication, use, or reliance on this document, or any information, apparatus, method, process, or similar item disclosed in this document. This disclaimer of liability shall apply even if such loss or damage results, in whole or in part, from any acts or omissions of or by any negligence on the part of PERC, NPGA, GPA, the industry members, or any persons who contributed to the development of the information contained in this document.

PERC, NPGA, GPA, and the industry members make no warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy or completeness of any information published in the 2019 Cylinder Requalification document.

Text and code references found in that document are based on the 2017 edition of NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code. The procedures and information in this document are intended to implement the standards set forth in the documents referenced with capabilities of the personnel and equipment available. It does not create new standards or criteria for compliance. The order of steps in any procedure may or may not be of importance. This material is not sold nor is it a product of any consulting or engineering activity.

Users of this document should consult the law of their individual jurisdictions for codes, standards, and legal requirements applicable to them. This document is not intended nor should it be construed to (1) set forth policies or procedures that are the general custom or practice in the propane industry; (2) to establish the legal standards of care owed by propane distributors to their customers; or (3) to prevent the user from using different methods to implement applicable codes, standards, or legal requirements.

By disseminating or publishing this document, PERC is not undertaking to render any professional or other service to or on behalf of any person or entity. PERC, NPGA, GPA, and the industry members are not undertaking to perform any duty owed by any person or entity to any third party. Anyone reading or using this document should rely on his or her own judgment or, as appropriate, should seek the advice of a competent professional in determining the exercise of reasonable care in any and all circumstances.

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