This course is designed to meet the objectives outlined in the NFPA 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapter 7, “Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians,” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii) for Technician-level personnel. This course will provide response personnel with a solid foundation of knowledge and skills that may be used to safely resolve emergencies involving hazardous materials. All of this is accomplished through a combination of classroom presentations and field exercises. Students will gain confidence in their ability to handle a variety of situations.
To prepare participants for their role as a Hazardous Materials Technician.
This course is a Pro Board Certification course. Individual and partner skill testing and a written exam will be administered with a required minimum grade of 70% for issuance of certificate.
This course consists of lectures, classroom demonstrations, presentations.
Analyzing the Incident
Planning the Response
Implementing the Planned Response
Evaluating Progress and Incident Termination
Hands-On Student Activities:
Inspecting PPE and SCBA
Donning and doffing PPE and SCBA
Containing pressure vessel leaks in cylinders, 1-Ton containers, and rail car domes
Containing 55 gallon drum leaks and overpacking
Containing motor carrier MC-306 dome leaks
Detection and monitoring hazardous materials utilizing radiation meters, multi-gas meters, colormetric tubes, and operations with Ph paper.
All emergency response personnel.
Call for current pricing. Price includes lunch
Minimum number of Participants: 10
Maximum of 15
Students must be trained to the Operations level to receive Pro-Board certification at the end of the HazMat Technician course. Proof of Operations level training must be submitted prior to the class. The written and skills testing must receive a passing score in order to receive a Pro Board certificate.
Copy of certification required with registration form
All courses are conducted at the Beaumont Emergency Services Training Complex (BEST Complex) located in Beaumont, Texas. The facility is designed to offer training for emergency services.
For the safety of our students and instructors, and for an uninterrupted course structure, guidelines have been set for course participation. Inability to meet prerequisites set by BEST Complex and Pro Board may result in incomplete training and therefore render participant ineligible to receive course Certificate of Completion.
Physical Condition of Student:
All students must arrive for training free of any condition, physical or other that would prevent them from actively participating in all course activities. Due to the strenuous work requirements in some areas, we strongly recommend that each student secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition before enrollment.
Financial Responsibility for Medical Treatment:
Payment for all medical care, first aid and related charges, if needed, will be the sole responsibility for the sponsoring corporation, business, organization or individual.
Fees paid for courses do not include lodging. Tuition must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless your company has made other arrangements for payment. Prices for individual courses are subject to change without notice.
If an enrolled student is unable to attend, a substitute may be sent if that person is eligible under the conditions previously stated.
There may be cases where the desired course does not have the minimum number of attendees in order to hold the course. In such cases the course will be cancelled.
Full – length pants are required
Short sleeves are allowed but sleeveless shirts are prohibited
Sturdy industrial work boots with steel toes
Leather gloves preferred