24-Hour Hazmat Technician

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Overview

24-Hour Hazmat Technician

Course Description

The 24-hour hazmat technician is a specialized role that requires specialized training. In this course, you will learn the basic knowledge and techniques required for personnel responding proactively to hazardous material spills in an industrial setting. The curriculum covers what the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires as demonstrated competency at the Hazmat Technician Level.

Course Content

HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATIONS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE OVERVIEW

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS CHEMISTRY

DOT OVERVIEW AND REFERENCE MATERIALS

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION

CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

AIR MONITORING

DECONTAMINATION

TOXICOLOGY

SPILL RESPONSE

DECONTAMINATION WALK-THROUGH

SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUSES

CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

PATCHING, SPILL CONTAINMENT, AND SORBENTS

INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM AND NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

RESPONSE TEAM FORMATION

FULL DRESS-OUT SPILL DRILL

Requirements & Materials
Important Information

This course requires medical clearance. Please complete the Medical Form.

Prerequisites

Required

  • All students must have a complete physical examination, emphasizing respiratory and cardiac fitness, before attending this course. Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and encapsulated suits are used extensively, which may place an excessive strain on the heart and lungs.
Materials

Required

  • Steel-toed shoes or boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses

Recommended

  • SCBAs (cylinder refills available for 2216 and 4500 psi)
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing

Session Details

  • Register three or more people for your organization and receive a 10% group discount on all EST, HAZ, or OTI courses. Enter the code GROUP at checkout. Georgia Volunteer Fire Department members and Georgia Public Emergency Response personnel are eligible to receive a 25% discount on all HAZ courses. Enter the code HAZ25 at checkout. Review coupon instructions for more information.

     

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for industrial emergency response teams; health and safety professionals; environmental technicians; hazardous-waste generators and transporters; treatment, storage, and disposal facility personnel; educational; regulatory; and military units.

OSHA professionals working on jobsite

What You Will Learn

  • OSHA regulations for emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters
  • Hazard analysis and risk management
  • Hazardous materials chemistry/toxicology
  • Respiratory protection and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Safety and response plans
  • Emergency medical considerations
  • Air sampling and monitoring instrumentation
  • Incident command systems
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) documentation requirements
  • Patching and spill containment
OSHA Professional in Hazmat Suit

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn how to recognize and properly respond to threats that first-responders, industrial emergency-response teams, and environmental health and safety professionals may encounter from releases of hazardous materials, chemical spills, fires, explosions, and manmade and natural disasters in various settings.
  • Discover the basic concepts of response plan preparation and implementation.
  • Gain hands-on practical training in PPE used in hazardous material emergency response.
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The solid OSHA curriculum, fueled with hands-on training, and a strong professional network builds you for a successful safety career.

- Rodrigues "Rocky" Smith
Safety Manager

TRAIN AT YOUR LOCATION

We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

  • Save Money
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Group Training
  • Customize Content
  • On-Site Training
  • Earn a Certificate
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