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Hazardous Materials: Technician "A"
This 40-hour course provides those personnel who are, or will be, operating as a member of a hazardous materials response team with the basic skills needed to evaluate & mitigate an incident involving the release of hazardous materials. Students will receive in-depth classroom and hands-on lessons in implementation of the Emergency Response Plan, classification, identification, & verification of known and unknown materials by using advanced field-survey instruments & equipment, functioning within the incident management system, selecting & using the proper specialized chemical personal protective equipment provided to the hazardous materials technician, hazard and risk assessment techniques, performing advanced control, containment, and/or confinement operations within the capabilities of the resources & PPE available, decontamination procedures, basic chemical, radiological, & toxicological terminology & behavior, & developing site safety & control plans.
The state exam will be given at the end of the course.
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