This one-day course meets the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 (q) (6) (i).
Individuals who are likely to witness or discover a hazardous substance release should take this course. Participants will receive training in hazard evaluation methods, emergency preparedness, and emergency response
plan implementation techniques with the intent that they learn who, what and how to report on the incident.
HAZWOPER First Responder, Operations Level
course meets the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(ii). Individuals who will be part of the initial response to an incident should take this course. Participants will receive instruction in the
defensive actions needed to protect nearby persons, property, and the environment. Further the course will provide information to the responder on the extent of their own actions, and their role in the
response, so that they can maintain their own safety.
HAZWOPER First Responder, Technician Level
This is a mandatory 24-hour course for those individuals who are required to
respond to a hazardous materials incident. This course provides the training to offensively handle an incident involving hazardous materials. Students are taught to recognize and evaluate the
hazardous material prior to initiating response actions. Emphasis is placed on using the proper personal protective equipment as well as techniques for measurement, containing, clean up, personal decontamination and
disposal of the hazardous materials. Extensive practical exercises reinforce the learning objectives and require the students to operate within a unified command system. This course meets the OSHA regulatory
requirements under 29 CFR 1910.120 (q) (6) (iii).
HAZWOPER First Responder, OnScene Incident Commander
This 12-hour course is intended to introduce the incident command system and
covers the regulatory requirements under 29 CFR 1910.120 (q) (6) (v). In addition to teaching the basic concepts, students put these concepts into effect conducting several tabletop exercises. The course culminates with
students taking various command and staff positions and, in a table top exercise, responding to an incident. Alternatively, this can be conducted as an actual drill on the ground to whatever extent the client
prefers. Students must have operations level training at a minimum and should be trained to the technician level.
HAZWOPER First Responder, Refresher
This one-day refresher
provides the review of concepts and techniques required under 29 CFR 1910.120 (q) (8). The class culminates with a drill requiring participants to respond to an emergency spill including the donning of PPE, establishing
and using Decon etc