Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

HAZWOPER 24-HOUR OPERATIONS : 24 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

This course is designed to train individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. They are trained to respond in a defensive fashion without actually trying to stop the release. Their function is to contain the release from a safe distance, keep it from spreading, and prevent exposures. The course covers: an understanding of Hazmat laws and regulations, basic hazard and risk assessment techniques, selection and proper use of personal protective equipment, understanding of basic hazmat terms, how to perform basic product control procedures, and implementing basic decontamination procedures.


Syllabus

  Syllabus - Hazwoper 24-hour Ops.pdf

Audience


Private and industrial emergency response personnel.

This course is part of the following Programs

  • hazardous materials
  • industry

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course


If you have specific questions about this course contact CHRISTOPHER DOWNEY

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact your regional representative or CHRISTOPHER DOWNEY .

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Applicable Credits

As of 07/25/2017

CFR

OSHA CFR 29 1910: 120(q)

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