Hazardous Materials Operations

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Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement Note:  NFPA 472 Operations Level Certification Testing Available Upon Request


High School Graduation;
Hazardous Materials Awareness
Note:  NFPA 472 Operations Level Certification Testing Pre-Requisites (as outlined by Fire and Emergency Services NL):
NFPA 472, Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, 2008 Edition, Awareness Level

Course Description

This is an introductory level course designed to enable students to identify dangerous goods incidents and to properly respond to hazardous materials situations under the guidelines of Hazardous Materials Operations.

Course Outline

1.0   Chemical Properties and Hazardous Materials Behavior

2.0   Incident Management

3.0   Strategic Goals and Tactical Objectives

4.0   Terrorist Attacks, Criminal Activities and Disasters

5.0   Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

6.0   Decontamination

7.0   Product Control

8.0   Air Monitoring and Sampling

9.0   Victim Rescue and Recovery

10.0 Evidence Preservation and Sampling

11.0 Illicit Laboratories

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Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.