Hazardous Materials Technician Module 2: Interpreting the Hazardous Environment
This second in a series of Hazardous Materials Technician modules provides emergency response personnel with skills to interpret and better understand the hazardous environments they will be working in. This course covers portions of OSHA 1910.120 and NFPA 472. Topics include the use of chemistry for the emergency responder; monitoring, detection and identification instrumentation; proper sampling protocols and identification of special response incidents such as Clandestine Laboratories and Weapons of Mass Destruction/Terrorism incidents.
Designed for: All emergency response personnel
Course length: 12 hours
Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials Technician Module One: Primary Skills for the Hazardous Materials Responder. Student must be affiliated with a hazardous materials response agency to attend regional classes. Academy offerings are open to all.
Registration for all Madison County course is now mandatory. Registration priority is given to County agencies, their regular mutual aid partners, then out of county students. It is the responsibility of the student to contact the fire coordinator if they have registered for a course and their availability has changed.
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