This hands-on intensive 24 hour course exposes students to hazardous materials emergency response. Compliant with NFPA 472 and OSHA 1910.120, this course allows students to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively recognize a hazmat release, choose the proper protective equipment and tactics, and quickly mitigate the situation through defensive tactics such as damming, diking, or diverting the substance. Students will understand the unique issues associated with hazmat releases and they will gain the confidence and knowledge necessary to be effective hazmat responders for your organization.
Course Length: 24 hours
Skills Taught: Hazmat recognition, identification, selection of PPE, donning/doffing of PPE, implementation of defensive tactics, decontamination, site management, and proper incident command. Each student will receive a student manual, gloves, and coffee mug.