24-Hour Hazmat Technician

Course Description

Learn the basic knowledge and techniques required for personnel responding proactively to hazardous material spills in an industrial setting and by OSHA for demonstrated competency at the Hazmat Technician Level under 29 CFR 1910.120 (q) (6)(iii)

Course ID: HAZ 1000P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

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

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Dec 4, 2018 Dec 6, 2018 Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 18:59 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $675 18019
Section Details Jun 4, 2019 Jun 6, 2019 Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 23:59 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $675 19123
Section Details Dec 10, 2019 Dec 12, 2019 Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 23:59 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $675 19191
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15011 Jun 9, 2015 Jun 11, 2015 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $675
15012 Dec 8, 2015 Dec 10, 2015 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $675
16119 Jun 7, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $675
16120 Dec 6, 2016 Dec 8, 2016 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $675
17122 Jun 6, 2017 Jun 8, 2017 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $675
17123 Dec 5, 2017 Dec 7, 2017 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $675
18020 Jun 5, 2018 Jun 7, 2018 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $675

Special Discounts

  • 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.

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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.

Who Should Attend

Industrial emergency response teams, health and safety professionals, environmental technicians, hazardous-waste generators and transporters, TSD facility personnel, educational, regulatory, and military units

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.
  • Learn the basic concepts of response plan preparation and implementation.
  • Gain hands-on practical training in the various concepts and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used in hazardous material emergency response.

Content

  • OSHA regulations for emergencies

  • Natural and man-made disasters

  • Hazard analysis and risk management

  • Hazardous materials chemistry/toxicology

  • Respiratory protection and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Decontamination

  • Exercise debriefings

  • Preparing and using safety and response plans

  • Emergency medical considerations

  • Air sampling and monitoring instrumentation

  • Incident command systems

  • DOT documentation requirements

  • Patching and spill containment

  • Full dress-out spill exercises

Materials

Required

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

Recommended

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

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Kevin Kamperman

Instructors