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Ammo-49-DL Naval Explosives Safety Managers/Supervisors Orientation (4E-F39/645-F23 (DL))

Ungraded knowledge checks are distributed throughout the content to provide students with immediate feedback about their level of understanding in each topic. Graded multiple choice questions are provided at the end of each course. 75% of these must be answered correctly to complete the course. After three unsuccessful attempts to do so, the course will be marked as unsuccessful.

Description: This course is a certification course in accordance with NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1 Appendix D. It is designed provide personnel with supervisory duties over ammunition and explosives operations at shore facilities with general overview of explosives safety requirements. This course provides a detailed overview of general ammunition and explosives safety training. The training introduces the different classes of ammunition and explosives stressing safe handling and explosives safety requirements. The training emphasizes use of Navy publications and instructions for extracting information required to safely manage ordnance operations. Course content provides scenarios where the student must be able to find and use referenced information to solve problems.

Audience: This course is intended for Navy/Marine Corps shore activity Explosive Safety Officers. Students should be supervisory safety professionals with duties involving ammunition and explosives. Other students may include supervisory personnel at the grade level of E-6 and above, O-1 to O-6, WG 09 and above, or GS 07 and above at a Navy or Marine Corps activity/installation who have responsibility for the safety of ammunition and explosive operations. Identification of students for whom this course is mandatory or recommended is given in Appendix D of NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1. NOTE: Proponent has determined this course is not releasable to International Military Students.

Length: Approximately 24 hours (self-paced learning)

Special Information: This course is provided as a web-based course. Students must have web access and a CAC card. It is recommended that you have a high-speed internet connection in order to view the course. College Credit: Students who complete this course may be able to receive college-level credit as recommended by ACE. ACEs recommendations for college credit for this course include: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in risk management (5/14). ACE Course Number: USAM-0014. For more information on ACE and applying for college-level credit for this course, visit http://www.acenet.edu/acecredit.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Topics:

  1. Explosives Safety
  2. Standard Operating Procedures
  3. Staff Requirements and Responsibilities
  4. Military Application of Explosives
  5. Chemical Fillers
  6. Hazard Classification and Compatibility
  7. Fire Prevention and Protection
  8. Off- and On-Station Transportation
  9. Quantity Distance
  10. Ordnance Handling
  11. Risk Management
  12. Lightning Protection Systems
  13. Facility and Building Standards