HAZMAT & HAZWOPER Courses
HAZMAT Awareness (4 hours)
First Responders at the awareness level are those persons who, in the course of their normal duties, may be the first person on the scene of an emergency involving hazardous material. First responders are expected to recognize hazardous materials presence, protect themselves, call for trained personnel, and secure the area.
HAZMAT Operations (8 hours)
First responders at the operation level are those persons who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous materials as part of the initial response to the incident for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, the environment, or property from the effects of the release. They shall be trained to respond, in a defensive fashion, to control the release from a safe distance and keep it from spreading.
HAZMAT Technician (24 hours)
Hazardous materials technicians are personnel who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous materials for the purpose of controlling the release on-site. This is considered offensive action. Hazardous materials technicians are expected to use specialized chemical protective clothing and specialized control equipment.
HAZMAT General Site Worker (40 hours)
Hazardous Materials General Site Workers are those persons who respond to releases on or off-site. This is considered an offensive action. Hazardous material "General Site Workers" are expected to use specialized chemical protective clothing and specialized control equipment.
HAZMAT Specialist (80/160hr)
Off site specialist employees are those who, in the course of their regular job duties, work with or are trained in the hazards of specific materials and/or containers. In response to incidents involving chemicals, they may be called upon to provide technical advice or assistance to the incident commander relative to their area of specification.
Incident Commander (8 hours)
The Incident Commander (IC) is that person who is responsible for directing and coordinating all aspects of a hazardous materials incident.
Confined Space Entrant/Attendant (4 hours)
Knowledge of confined spaces, operation of an air monitor, Lock-out Tag-out procedures, warning devices, check-in and check-out procedures, and recognizing a confined space emergency.
Confined Space Supervisor (8 hours)
Supervising Confined space Entrant & Attendants, working knowledge of gas monitors and calibration procedures, and implementation of Lock-out Tag-out procedures.
Confined Space Rescue (24 hours)
Working knowledge and procedures to extricate an injured person from a confined space, ropes, knots, pulleys and leverage devices, extrication equipment and Self Contained Breathing Apparatuses (SCBA's.)
Petroleum Tanker Rollover Training
Basic Responder (4 hours)
This class teaches support tactic to firefighter/hazmat team members. Basic concepts on Scene Assessment & Safety, Air Monitoring, Vehicle Stabilizing, Patching & Plugging, Damming, Diking, Spill Containment, Grounding & Bonding, Tank Truck Safety controls, and recovery theory.(3hr. Classroom / 1hr. Demo & Hands-on).
Advanced Responder (12 hours)
This Class offers an advanced look into the inner workings of an MC-306/DOT-406 Tanker. All of the subjects in the Basic Responder class will be covered in much more detail. In addition you will learn how to Hot Tap, Pump off, Right the vehicle safely, and transport the vehicle off scene. Dome lock deployment, as well as the new Emergency Vapor Recovery Pump System will be demo. (7hrs. classroom / 5hrs. Hands-On & Equipment demo).
Tanker Rollover Specialist (16 hours)
This class is geared for the Hazmat Specialist or IC that will be called upon to manage a Petroleum Tank Truck Rollover from start to finish. Whether this was a Terrorist act or a simple accident, this course was designed to challenge your ability to “Think outside the Box”. Training includes advanced ways to gain entry into a Tanker (without causing further spillage), multi chemical exposure, air bag deployment, and to Fight fire or not? IC’s be prepared to get your teams’ feet wet in this class! Nitrogen drilling system will be demo. (9hrs. classroom / 7hrs. Hands-On & Equipment demo).
First Aid/CPR/AED (6 hours)
Teach you how to administer CPR and First Aid and use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). You'll learn how to handle emergency situations, take basic precautions to prevent disease transmission, care for injuries or sudden illness until advanced medical help arrives, help someone in breathing and cardiac emergencies, administer chest compressions and use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This class also teaches you to care for life-threatening bleeding, sudden illness, shock and injury.
Blood-borne Pathogens (2 hours)
This course explains safe work practices for employees who work with human blood or tissues. This course is required for personnel who work with human blood or tissues. It covers the definition of blood-borne pathogens, protection from exposure including universal precautions, and spill cleanup procedures.
Chlorine Emergency (6 hours)
Dealing with chlorine emergencies on 100lb and 150lb cylinders including plugging and patching, awareness of chlorine gas exposure, personal protective equipment (PPE), and current chlorine laws and regulations. This course provides the student with the understanding of chlorine’s physical properties, the hazards of chlorine and the types of containers chlorine is transported and shipped in. The students are shown the different types of emergency kits available for slowing down or stopping the release of chlorine. Students also utilize kits on the training props in level “A” training suits. Upon completion, the participants must successfully complete classroom scenarios and a written test.
Ethanol Emergencies (8-10 Hours)
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have the knowledge related to ethanol and ethanol-blended fuels, including their use, chemical and physical characteristics, transportation and transfer, storage and dispensing, fire fighting foam principles, and health and safety considerations for emergencies. This class may be conducted at physical training facilities or through our online class system.
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