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.
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
Patient, pre-hospital and hospital care
Technical decontamination field exercise
Patient decontamination field exercise
Emergency decontamination field exercise
Air sampling basic considerations
Instrumentation-detector tubes, combustible gas indicators, oxygen and toxics meters and photoionization detectors
Strategies and tactics
Air sampling exercises
Steel-toed shoes or boots
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
Partner with Georgia Tech to hire a veteran. As a partner, the Georgia Tech program will train military members in areas that directly translate to their job duties.
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