This HAZWOPER 24-hour Hazmat Technician level course focuses on OSHA’s 29 CFR 1910.120 requirements for personnel involved in emergency response activities. This course specifically targets those employees who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances in a defensive fashion in order to contain the release from a safe distance.

Throughout the course, participants will learn the basic knowledge and techniques required by OSHA for persons operating at the Hazmat Technician level. Course topics will include:

  • Review of applicable regulatory standards

  • Hazard analysis and risk management

  • Hazard material identification and mitigation

  • Hazardous materials chemistry and toxicology

  • Spill containment methods

  • Decontamination

  • Incident command systems

  • Preparing and using safety and response plans

  • Selecting and using respiratory protection and PPE

  • Emergency medical considerations

  • Air sampling and monitoring

  • DOT documentation requirements

This course also includes experiential learning activities, including full Hazmat dress-out exercises. START also offers a HAZWOPER 8-Hour Annual Refresher course.

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