Description: This course satisfies mandatory certification training requirements for Navy/Marine Corps shore activity Explosives Safety Officers (ESOs) as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68 and NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1, as well supervisory personnel and safety professionals whose responsibilities involve ammunition and explosives operations at shore facilities. This course provides a comprehensive review of Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Navy (DoN) regulations governing ammunition and explosives safety training, as well as technical training in the application of ammunition and explosives classes, hazard classification and compatibility, risk management, safe handling procedures for ordnance, explosives safety requirements, lightning protection requirements, and Navy publications and instructions for safely managing ordnance operations.
Audience: Navy/Marine Corps shore activity Explosives Safety Officers (ESOs) and supervisory safety professionals with duties involving ammunition and explosives as prescribed by Appendix D of NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1, as well as supervisory personnel at the grade level of E-6 and above, O-1 to O-6, WG09 and above, or GS07 and above, at a Navy or Marine Corps activity/installation responsible for conducting ammunition and explosives operations at shore facilities. NOTE: This course is rated FD3 and is not available to International Military Students.
Length: Approximately 24 hours (self-paced learning)
Special Information: This course is considered mandatory certification training for Navy/Marine Corps shore activity ESOs and supervisory safety professionals with duties involving ammunition and explosives as prescribed by NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1, Appendix D. Certification for this course is one-time only; however, local activities may require completion of this course as refresher training for personnel who have been away from ordnance supervisory/management duties for more than one year. This course is a web-based (online) course. Students must have web access and a CAC card. Students must register through Navy eLearning (NeL) for course credit. A high-speed Internet connection is recommended to complete the course.
- Explosives Safety
- Standard Operating Procedures
- Staff Requirements and Responsibilities
- Military Application of Explosives
- Chemical Fillers
- Hazard Classification and Compatibility
- Fire Prevention and Protection
- Off- and On-Station Transportation
- Quantity Distance
- Ordnance Handling
- Risk Management
- Lightning Protection Systems
- Facility and Building Standards