OSHA 24 Hour HAZMAT Technician – Blended

OSHA 24 Hour HAZMAT Technician – Blended

Level III Responder

16 Hrs. Online / 8 Hrs. Classroom

$275

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Course Overview

Our blended version of the HAZMAT Technician Level III Responder course (16 hours online plus 8 hours hands-on classroom training) is designed to help workers meet the training requirements in OSHA HAZWOPER regulation 29 CFR 1910.120(q). Annual refresher training is required. Additional HAZMAT Technician course options available.

The course provides 16 hours of fully narrated online training, combining audio and visual elements, which may be completed over time in sections. After completion of the online class, the student may attend the 8 hour classroom portion of the class. View current classroom locations and schedule.

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Who Should Take This Course?

Hazardous Materials Technicians are emergency responders who are trained to approach the point of a hazardous material spill or release, while using personal protective equipment (PPE), in order to stop or control the hazardous substance. HAZMAT Technicians perform advance control, containment, and confinement operations and use decontamination procedures.

Our blended HAZMAT Technician Level III Responder course (16 hrs online plus 8 hrs in classroom) is designed to help Hazardous Materials Technicians meet the 24 hour training requirement per OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.120(q). Per OSHA, annual refresher training is required with sufficient content and duration to maintain competencies.

This blended 24 Hour HAZMAT Technician training course is comprised of three 8 hour parts. The first two parts are completed online, and the third part is completed in the classroom:

  • Part 1 – First Responder Operations training / FRO training (Online)
  • Part 2 – Transitioning from an FRO to a Hazardous Materials Technician (Online)
  • Part 3 – Equipment familiarization and scenario exercise (Classroom)
    View current classroom locations and schedule.

Other Course Options:

*FRO certification must be refreshed within the past year.

For more information on OSHA HAZMAT Technician training requirements or the HAZMAT Tech courses we offer, visit our HAZMAT Technician Training page.


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Hazmat Technician Course Demo

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Course Format

Our blended 24 Hour HAZMAT Technician training is a brand-new course offering, with state-of-the-art training features, including animations showing an entire HAZMAT emergency from incident notification to termination.

Designed by Certified Outreach Trainers, this course includes up-to-date, high quality training created with your safety and learning as our top priority. The online portion of the course features interactive training modules, which combine audio and visual elements for maximum retention. Our Online Training System (OTS) and online courses are available 24/7, using a computer with an internet connection. For your convenience, courses can be completed over time, and your progress will be saved to the last section completed.

The 8 hour hands-on training provides students access to examples of specialized equipment, where they can practice using the equipment. The equipment we train with in the classroom may vary slightly from the specific equipment that you will use as part of your job. Any worker required to use specialized equipment must be trained on the proper use of their specific equipment prior to use. For this reason, many students choose our OSHA 24 Hour HAZMAT Technician Online course, and follow up with on-site equipment training at the work site.

Students are given 6 months to complete the course after enrollment. We are so certain you will be satisfied with your experience, that we offer a 100% Money Back Guarantee*.

Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. Within 24 hours of course completion, you will also be mailed a PVC credit card style Wallet ID Card with optional photo, showing training course completion.


Course Pricing

   
OSHA 24 Hour HAZMAT Technician (16 Hr Online/8 Hr Classroom) $275
   

Additional Training

Please note that this classroom/online combo HAZMAT Tech training class provides valuable training information which applies to a general population of employees who work in HAZMAT teams, Spill Response teams or Emergency Response teams. This course is not meant to replace company-specific or function-specific training provided by your employer on equipment use and procedures for your particular work environment. You must be trained by your employer on the hazards, equipment, engineering and administrative controls, safe work practices, policies and procedures and emergency plans specific to your role and workplace. OSHA requires workers to have adequate training of specialized equipment before use in a hazardous work environment. Regardless of whether online or classroom training is chosen, students should complete equipment training with the actual equipment used in their workplace and role.

In ALL situations, employers are required to ensure their employees are adequately trained to do their job.

Course Objective

The objectives of our OSHA 24 Hour Hazmat Technician – Blended course are to meet:

  • Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirement of 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii) for general industry
  • Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirement of 29 CFR 1926.65(q)(6)(iii) for construction
  • HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA regulations

Per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii) and 29 CFR 1926.65(q)(6)(iii):

Hazardous materials technician. Hazardous materials technicians are individuals who respond to releases or potential releases for the purpose of stopping the release. They assume a more aggressive role than a first responder at the operations level in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance. Hazardous materials technicians shall have received at least 24 hours of training equal to the first responder operations level and in addition have competency in the following areas and the employer shall so certify:

  • Know how to implement the employer’s emergency response plan.
  • Know the classification, identification and verification of known and unknown materials by using field survey instruments and equipment.
  • Be able to function within an assigned role in the Incident Command System.
  • Know how to select and use proper specialized chemical personal protective equipment provided to the hazardous materials technician.
  • Understand hazard and risk assessment techniques.
  • Be able to perform advance control, containment, and/or confinement operations within the capabilities of the resources and personal protective equipment available with the unit.
  • Understand and implement decontamination procedures.
  • Understand termination procedures.
  • Understand basic chemical and toxicological terminology and behavior.

Learning Objective

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the laws and regulations that Hazmat Emergency Responders must follow
  • Describe HAZMAT Emergency Responder training requirements
  • Understand why an effective Emergency Response Plan is needed
  • Describe the elements of an effective Medical Surveillance Program
  • Implement the Incident Command System as part of an emergency response
  • Use the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) as a reference at a hazardous materials incident site
  • Execute scene size up during a hazardous materials emergency response
  • Recognize hazardous materials incidents and use different references to determine the associated hazards
  • Know the principles of basic toxicology and  how it relates to chemical exposure
  • Select and use proper personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Understand the medical considerations of wearing Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC)
  • Understand the principles of decontamination and the methods used for decontamination
  • Understand hazardous substance physical and chemical properties
  • Understand the importance of a Site Specific Safety Plan
  • Use containment and control techniques on hazardous substance spills
  • Recognize the detection and monitoring tools available
  • Understand incident termination procedures and Post Incident Analysis techniques

 

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Course Sections

The course consists of three parts: two online and one in a classroom. The two online parts consist of 10 modules, which include 45 sections that must be completed sequentially through our Online Training System (OTS). Once the student has completed the online portion of the course, they may attend the 8 hour hands-on classroom portion.


Part 1 – First Responder Operations | FRO (Online)

Module 1
Section Title
1 Introduction to Hazmat Emergency Response
2 Hazmat Emergency Responders
3 Hazardous Materials, Substances and Wastes
4 Recognizing Hazmat Incidents
Exam 1
Module 2
Section Title
5 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) Overview
6 ERG White Pages Quiz
7 ERG Yellow-bordered & Blue-bordered Pages
8 ERG Yellow-bordered & Blue-bordered Pages Quiz
9 ERG Orange-bordered Pages
10 ERG Orange-bordered Pages Quiz
11 ERG Green-bordered Pages
12 ERG Green-bordered Pages Quiz
Exam 2
Module 3
Section Title
13 Managing Hazmat Incidents for the FRO
14 Basic Actions for all First Responders
Exam 3
Module 4
Section Title
15 Road Trailer Identification
16 Rail and Other Modes of Transportation
17 Other Hazmat Container Identification
Exam 4
Module 5
Section Title
18 Introduction to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
19 Fire Control on a Hazmat Incident
20 FRO Entry Operations at a Hazmat Incident
21 Decontamination and the FRO
22 FRO Mitigation
23 FRO Summary and Conclusion
Exam 5

Part 2 – Transitioning from a FRO to a HAZMAT Technician (Online)

Module 1
Section Title
1 Introduction to Part 2 The Hazardous Materials Technician
2 Regulatory Requirements for the Hazmat Technician
3 Medical Surveillance and the Hazmat Technician
4 Emergency Response Planning
Exam 1
Module 2
Section Title
5 Hazmat Incident Command and the Public Sector Response
6 Hazmat Group Functional Leaders
7 Additional ICS Hazmat Group Positions
8 Hazmat Incident Command and the Private Facility Response
Exam 2
Module 3
Section Title
9 Hazardous Materials Referencing
10 Introduction to Toxicology
11 Toxicology Exposures and Effects
12 Exposure Standards and Guidelines
13 Physical and Chemical Properties
Exam 3
Module 4
Section Title
14 Site Control
15 Incident Safety
16 Hazard and Risk Assessment
17 Hazmat Technician Mitigation Techniques
18 Hazmat Technician Decontamination
19 Special Considerations
Exam 4
Module 5
Section Title
20 Hazmat Incident from Notification to Termination Part 1
21 Hazmat Incident from Notification to Termination Part 2
Summary and Conclusion for Part 2

Part 3 – Responder Equipment (Complete in Classroom)

The 8 hour hands-on training provides students access to examples of specialized equipment, where they can practice using the equipment. The equipment we train with in the classroom may vary slightly from the specific equipment that you will use as part of your job. Any worker required to use specialized equipment must be trained on the proper use of their specific equipment prior to use. 

View current classroom locations and schedule.

Accreditation

Our blended 24 Hour HAZMAT Technician Level III Responder course was designed by OSHA Certified Outreach Trainers. It is OSHA accepted and meets the requirements for 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii).


24 Hour HAZMAT Technician Certification

certificationOnce the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. Within 24 hours of course completion, you will also be mailed a PVC credit card style Wallet ID Card with optional photo, showing training course completion.

 

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