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HAZMAT Technician
(NFPA 1072, 2017 Edition)


This course is an 80-hour training program for emergency response personnel or company personnel that may have hazardous materials risk within their respective field of work. The course curriculum is in accordance with the NFPA 1072 (2017 Edition), Hazardous Materials First Responder at the Technician Level (Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents) and focuses the critical hazardous materials knowledge and skills required for this advanced level of qualification. This course is Pro Board accredited, providing internationally recognized certification for emergency response professionals, industrial fire brigade members or company personnel. Delegates must undergo an examination and skills evaluation, which if completed successfully will result in Pro Board Certification.


80 hours (10 days)

Pre-Requisite Training

HAZMAT Operations (NFPA 1072)

Topics covered
  • Review of Awareness, Operations, and Technician-Level Competencies

  • Scene Management

  • Chemical and Physical Properties

  • Chemistry and Hazards of Hazardous Materials and Weapons of Mass Destruction

  • Exposure Assessment and Toxicology

  • Hazard and Response Information

  • Hazard Detection and Monitoring

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Decontamination

  • Container Identification, Design, and Construction

  • Product Control

  • Incident Termination

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