Advanced Hazmat School

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Overview

Advanced Hazmat School

Course Description

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

Course Content

AIR SAMPLING BASIC CONSIDERATIONS

ATMOSPHERIC HAZARDS

INSTRUMENTATION

  • Detector tubes
  • Sensors
  • Oxygen and toxics monitors
  • Combustible gas monitors
  • Photoionization detectors
  • Radiation monitors

ADVANCED INSTRUMENTATION

STRATEGIES AND TACTICS

CONTAMINATION, TOXICOLOGY, AND CONTAMINATION PREVENTION

METHODS OF DECONTAMINATION AND MEASURING EFFECTIVENESS

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DECON TEAM

TECHNICAL DECONTAMINATION

PATIENT DECON, PRE-HOSPITAL CARE, AND HOSPITAL CARE

EMERGENCY AND MASS DECON

HAZMAT TEAM SITUATIONAL AWARENESS

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

Required

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

Recommended

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

Provided

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

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; and educational, regulatory, and military units.

OSHA professionals working on jobsite

What You Will Learn

  • Contamination, toxicology, and contamination prevention
  • Technical and emergency decontamination
  • Patient, pre-hospital, and hospital care
  • Air sampling
  • Atmospheric hazards instrumentation
OSHA Professional in Hazmat Suit

How You Will Benefit

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