HAZWOPER Technician Level

Prerequisites: The delegate should have completed valid HAZWOPER First Responder- Operations Level training.

Course Length: 8 hours – Course length shall vary depending on the number of delegates. Total course time include breaks.

Class Size: The maximum number of delegates that may be trained and tested per instructor shall be thirty–five (35) in the classroom session.

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Course Objective

  • Provide formal class instruction to describe the requirements and related information that a Hazmat trainee must possess in order to become a competent “Hazmat Technician” level employee.
  • Provide the training and certification to individuals that have a desire and can demonstrate the formal skills necessary to become a HAZMAT Technician.
  • Delegates should be able to demonstrate knowledge during written examination.

Course Design

  • Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids
  • Demonstrations

Successful Course Completion

  • Requires a minimum score of 75% or better.
  • Grades shall be calculated by dividing the number of questions answered correctly by the total number of exam questions.
  • Delegates will have no more than thirty (30) minutes to complete the exam.

Course Content Summary

  • Classroom

Breaks: 10 minutes (approximately every hour)

Lunch: 1 Hour

Course Outline
HAZWOPER Review

  • Regulations and Training
  • Definitions
  • Medical Surveillance
  • HAZWOPER Training
    • Levels of Training
      • First Responder – Awareness
      • First Responder – Operations Level
      • HAZMAT Technician
      • HAZMAT Specialist
      • On Scene Incident Commander
  • Hazardous Communications (HAZCOM)
    • Right to Know
    • HAZCOM Standard Requirements
    • HAZCOM Program
    • Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
      • Sections of SDS
      • SDS Content
      • SDS Terminology
    • HAZCOM Labeling
    • Other Labeling Systems
      • NFPA
      • HMIS
    • Placards
    • Placard Hazard Classes
    • Emergency Response Guidebook (sections)
      • White Section
      • Yellow Section
      • Blue Section
      • Orange Section
      • Green Section
        • Table 1
        • Table 2
  • HAZMAT Release
  • Types of Hazards
    • Physical
    •  Health
    • Specific Fire Hazards
  • Additional Hazards
    • Chemical
    • Radiation
    • Etiologic
  • Signs of Hazardous Material at the Scene
  • SOP and Emergency Response Plan
  • Hazard Control Measures
    • Engineering Controls
    • Administrative Controls
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Levels of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Level A
    • Level B
    • Level C
    • Level D
  • Types of Respirators
    • Air-Purifying
    • Supplied Air
  • Respirator Donning/Doffing
  • Respirator Fit Testing
  • PPE Inspection
  • PPE Maintenance
  • PPE Storage
  • Video - PPE

HAZMAT Containment

  • Spill Prevention, Control and Counter Measure (SPCCM)
  • Spill Response Plan
  • Basic Containment
    • Defensive Actions
    • Offensive Actions
  • Spill Control Equipment
    • Absorbent Materials
    • Spaghetti Booms
    • Containment Technique Examples
  • Video – Handling Hazardous Waste
  • Drum Handling
  • Drum Repair Kit
  • Pipe Repair Kit
  • Pipe Leak Diverter and Drip Kit
  • Video – Drum Handling

HAZMAT Scene Assessment

  • Scene Zones
    • Hot Zone – exclusion zone
    • Warm Zone – decontamination zone
    • Support Zone – incident command and support services
  • Methods of Detection
    • HAZMAT Simultest Kit
    • HAZMAT Smart Strips Kit
    • Personal Electronic Detectors
    • Fixed Detectors
  • Video – In-Plant Immediate Emergency Response

HAZMAT Decontamination

  • About Decontamination
  • Purpose of DECON
  • Ways to Minimize Contamination
  • Decontamination Plan
    • Decontamination Team
      • General Requirements
    • Waste Disposal
      • Grey Water Containment Bag Examples
    • Emergency Decontamination
  • Standard DECON Layout Example
  • Level A Decontamination Set-Up
    • Facility and Equipment Arrangements/Layout
  • Decontamination Safe Practices
  • Decontamination Facilities
    • Equipment DECON Examples
    • DECON Containment Mat Examples
  • Video – Decontamination 1
  • Changing Shower/Break Facilities
  • Gross DECON Shower Examples
  • Gross DECON Examples
  • Video – Decontamination 2

Practical Session

  • Table Top Exercise

Training Center Provided Material

  • Course materials

Delegate Requirements

  • None

Reference Material / Documents
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120
EPA 40 CFR 311

  • Course ID #: MA040

Date

Jul 30 2021

Time

7:30 am

Cost

$450.00
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