HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

Hazardous Materials Awareness

8 Hours (1- 8 hour day)

No Prerequisite
This course is available as open enrollment or a private course. 

This course is intended for employees who may be exposed to hazardous materials meeting the requirements of OSHA 1910(q)(6)(i)

After completing this one-day course, students will be able to encounter an emergency involving hazardous materials. They are expected to recognize the presence of a HazMat, protect themselves, call for trained personnel, and secure the area.

Course Objectives

▪              Introduction and Course Overview

▪              Regulations, Standards, and Laws

▪              What is a Hazardous Material Anyway?

▪              Levels of Training & Other Government Agencies

▪              Recognizing and Identifying Hazards

This course meets NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Response Personnel Professional Qualifications Chapter 4, “Awareness”, and OSHA CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(i) for Awareness-level personnel.

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive a Hazardous Materials Awareness certificate.

This certification is valid for a period of two-years.

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Hazardous Materials Operations

16 hours (2- 8 hour days)

No Prerequisite 

This course is available as open enrollment or a private course.

This course is intended for employees who may be exposed to hazardous materials meeting the requirements of OSHA 1910(q)(6)(ii)

After completing this two-day course, students will be able to identify containers, transportation & facility markings, utilize tools available to plan a response, initiate a response, personal protective equipment donning and doffing, different types of decontamination, defensive control methods, victim rescue & recovery, selecting the proper monitoring and sampling equipment.

Course Objectives

▪              Scene Size Up & Containers

▪              Transportation and Facility Markings

▪              Properties & Effects

▪              Understanding the Hazards

▪              Estimating Potential Harm and Planning a Response

▪              Implementing the Planned Response

▪              Responder Health & Safety

▪              Personal Protective Equipment

▪              Technical Decontamination

▪              Mass Decontamination

▪              Evidence Preservation and Sampling

▪              Product Control

▪              Victim Rescue & Recovery

▪              Response to Illicit Laboratories

▪              Operating Detection, Monitoring, and Sampling Equipment

This course meets NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Response Personnel Professional Qualifications Chapter 5, “Operations” and Chapter 6.2, “Personal Protective Equipment,” and OSHA CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(ii) for Operations-level personnel.

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive a Hazardous Materials Operations certificate.

This certification is valid for a period of two-years.

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Hazardous Materials Technician

40 hours (5- 8 hour days or 4- 10 hour days)

Prerequisite Hazardous Materials Operations
This course is available as open or private course.

This course is intended for employees who may be exposed to hazardous materials meeting the requirements of OSHA 1910(q)(6)(iii) for Technician-level personnel.

After completing this four (10-hour days) or five-day (8-hour days) course, students will be able to respond to emergencies involving hazardous materials for the purpose of analyzing the incident, selecting the proper PPE, procedures for decontamination, developing a plan, and implementing the action options to mitigate the incident.

Course Objectives

▪              Understanding Hazardous Materials

▪              Analyzing the Incident

▪              Surveying the Incident

▪              Detecting Unknown Atmospheres/ Materials

▪              Estimating Likely Size of an Endangered Area

▪              Planning the Response

▪              Response Objective Options

▪              Action Options

▪              Operating Detection, Monitoring, and Sampling Equipment

▪              Selecting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

▪              Developing a Plan of Action

▪              Implement the Planned Response

▪              Incident Command Duties

▪              Protective Clothing & Respiratory Protection

▪              Performing Control Functions Identified in the Plan of Action

▪              Implement Plan Utilizing Incident Command, PPE, and Control Functions

This course meets NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Response Personnel Professional Qualifications Chapter 7, “Hazardous Materials Technicians” and OSHA CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii) for Technician-level personnel.

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive a Hazardous Materials Technician certificate.

This certification is valid for a period of two-years.

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Hazardous Materials Incident Command

8 to 16 hours (1- 8 hour day or 2- 8 hour days)

Prerequisite Hazardous Materials Technician
This course is available as open enrollment or a private course.

This is intended for employees who may be exposed to hazardous materials meeting the requirements of OSHA 1910(q)(6)(iv) for Incident Command-level personnel.

After completing this course, students will be able to respond to emergencies involving Hazardous Materials (HazMat) as an incident commander and will be responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics, and the ordering and release of resources.

Course Objectives

▪              Analyzing the incident

▪              Planning a response

▪              Approving response objectives and options

▪              Approving Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for action options

▪              Developing an Incident Action Plan (IAP)

▪              Developing a site safety plan

▪              Implementing the response

▪              Implementing Incident Command Systems (ICS)

▪              Directing resources

▪              Information transfer

▪              Evaluating effectiveness of control functions

▪              Terminating the incident

▪              Incident debrief and critique

▪              Reports and documentation

▪              Transfer of Command

This course meets NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Response Personnel Professional Qualifications Chapter 8, “Incident Command-level personnel and OSHA CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iv) for Incident command-level personnel.

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive a Hazardous Materials Incident Command certificate.

This certification is valid for a period of two-years.

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Hazardous Materials Refresher

8 hours (1- 8 hour day)

Prerequisite Hazardous Materials Operations or Technician
This course is available as open enrollment or a private course.

This course is intended for employees who may be exposed to hazardous materials meeting the requirements of OSHA 1910(q)(8) for Refresher-level personnel required to receive training annually to maintain their competencies.

After completing this course, students will be able to respond to emergencies involving Hazardous Materials as a Refresher to satisfy the requirement and will be responsible for understanding the training levels

Course Objectives

▪              Understanding HazMat and Training Levels

▪              Explanation of Labeling System and Safety Data Sheets

▪              Site Safety Planning

▪              Incident Command Procedures

▪              Selecting and Using Proper Specialized Chemical Protective Equipment

▪              Field Evolution: Don Chemical Protective Clothing, SCBA’s

▪              Field Evolution: Decontamination Procedures

▪              Protective Zones: Establishing Hot, Warm and Cold Zones

▪              Patching, Plugging, Spill Containment

This course meets NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Response Personnel Professional Qualifications Chapter 8, “Refresher-level personnel and OSHA CFR 1910.120 (q)(8) for Refresher-level personnel.

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive a Hazardous Materials Refresher certificate.

This certification is valid for a period of two-years.

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CONTACT US

RNR Rescue, LLC
11934 Cloverland Court
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

info@rnrrescue.com
(877) 977-6773

 

LOCATIONS

HOUSTON, TX
BATON ROUGE, LA
CHATTANOOGA, TN