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This hazardous materials operations class has a tactical focus and uses the Hazardous Materials Operations textbook written by Chris Weber.  The class is customized to agency needs and can be delivered from 8 hours to 40 hours or more depending on the depth of coverage required (which Mission Specific Competencies are implemented). The class is approximately 50% hands on learning! Hazardous materials response is introduced and reinforced through realistic skills stations, scenarios, and exercises.

The class often covers:

Recognizing Hazardous Materials

Understanding Hazardous Materials

Reference Materials

Chemical & Physical Properties

Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Victim Rescue & Recovery

Product Control

Air Monitoring & Sampling

Technical Decontamination

Mass Decontamination

Evidence Preservation & Sampling

Illicit Laboratory Incidents

This class
can be
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