Advanced Hazmat School

Course Description

The Advanced Hazmat School incorporates two of our most popular Specialist-level courses: Atmospheric Hazards and Air Sampling, and Decontamination Specialist. Upon completion of the week, you will receive a certificate for the Advanced Hazmat School reflecting the two specialist-course competencies.

Course ID: HAZ 1006P
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 Jul 16, 2018 Jul 20, 2018 Monday, July 16, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $1,035 18027
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14079 Jul 14, 2014 Jul 18, 2014 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $940
15019 Jul 13, 2015 Jul 17, 2015 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $1,035
16127 Jul 18, 2016 Jul 22, 2016 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $1,035
17130 Jul 17, 2017 Jul 21, 2017 Classroom Smyrna, Georgia $1,035

Special Discounts

There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Groups: Groups of three or more from the same company can receive 10% off any OSHA, EST, or HAZ course – Use coupon code GROUP

Georgia Tech Employees: Georgia Tech employees receive 50% off any OSHA, EST, or HAZ course – Use coupon code GT-50

Georgia Volunteer Fire Department Members and Georgia Public Emergency Response Personnel: Fire departments, law enforcement, emergency management agencies, and emergency medical services receive 25% on any hazardous materials (HAZ only) courses – Use coupon code HAZ25



  • 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
  • Proof of Hazmat Technician training must be submitted prior to or at check-in

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

  • Competently assess atmospheric hazards.
  • Learn to select proper sampling instrument.
  • Properly take and interpret air samples.
  • Gain advanced knowledge and techniques in decontamination procedures.
  • See new decontamination equipment.
  • Concentrate on the special problems inherent to patient decontamination.


  • Contamination, toxicology and contamination prevention

  • Methods of decontamination and measuring effectiveness

  • Responsibilities of the decontamination team

  • Technical decontamination

  • Patient, pre-hospital and hospital care

  • Emergency decontamination

  • Technical decontamination field exercise

  • Patient decontamination field exercise

  • Emergency decontamination field exercise

  • Air sampling basic considerations

  • Atmospheric hazards

  • Instrumentation-detector tubes, combustible gas indicators, oxygen and toxics meters and photoionization detectors

  • Advanced instrumentation

  • Strategies and tactics

  • Air sampling exercises



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


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


  • Shower facilities available at course site. Participants will need to provide their own towels and toiletries

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Kevin Kamperman