Effective Management of Hazardous Materials Operations
The course is designed for fire fighters, law enforcement personnel, emergency medical services (EMS) providers, and industry employees that may be faced with hazardous materials emergencies
The learning objectives of the programme is organized to follow the logical progression of a hazardous materials response, including controlling and managing the risks that hazardous materials
The course guides delegates through operational decision making and is organized in a sequence that mirrors the logical progression of a hazardous materials response.
It covers the core operations level competencies as well as the mission specific competencies required for Fire service and EMS personnel performing decontamination in the warm zone as well as law enforcement personnel operating at illicit laboratories and other crime scenes.
The programme is particularly ideal for field personnel requiring both initial and periodic recurrent training.
- Develop a sound overview of the handling hazardous materials operations; including an understanding of awareness level personnel responsibilities.
- Develop a good operations level responders core competencies; including recognizing hazardous materials, understanding hazardous materials, responding to hazardous materials incidents and sound knowledge of the use of specific personal protective equipment.
- Develop sound operations level responders mission specific competencies; including dealing with mass decontamination, technical decontamination, gathering evidence, preservation and sampling, as well as in product control strategies.
- Develop a strong operations level responders mission specific competencies in air monitoring and sampling; including victim rescue and recovery and illicit laboratory incidents management.
Who should attend
The course is ideal for fire fighters, law enforcement personnel, emergency medical services (EMS) providers, and industry employees that maybe faced with hazardous materials emergencies.