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24-Hour Hazardous Materials Technician


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This course provides essential information for those who are responding to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances for the purpose of stopping the release. Procedures for stopping and assuming a more aggressive role than a first responder at the operations level will be emphasized.

In addition to the topics covered in this course, the Hazardous Materials Technician shall have received at least 24 hours of training of which 8 hours shall be equivalent to the first responder operations level.

Learning Outcomes:

Implement an employer's emergency response plan
Describe the classification, identification, and verification of known and unknown materials by using field survey instruments and equipment
Describe the function within an assigned role in the ICS
Select and use proper specialized chemical PPE provided to the hazardous materials technician
Utilize appropriate hazard and risk assessment techniques
Perform advanced control, containment, and/or confinement operations and rescue injured or contaminated persons within the capabilities of the resources and PPE available
Describe and implement equipment, victim, and rescue personnel decontamination procedures
Describe basic chemical and toxicological terminology and behavior.

Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 5 days
Cost: $695
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad.

To register for this class, call our office at: (732) 221-5687 or email us at: windsgroup@aol.com. Deep discounts are offered for 10 or more students from any organization. So call us now to reserve your seat!