About this Event
4203 Montdale Park Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Dates: Sept. 11-Nov. 6. Time: 6-10 p.m. (Mon/Wed) and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Sat.). Location: Valparaiso.
For full information and to register, search "Hazmat Technician" on Acadis Portal.
The purpose of the Hazardous Materials Technician course is to provide for the student already trained at the Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations level emergency responders with the knowledge and skills to meet the minimum job performance requirements as outlined in NFPA 472. Candidates must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and effectively identify hazardous materials make the necessary notifications, perform scene isolation, public protection actions and defensive control measures at hazardous materials incidents, identify chemical and physical properties, toxicology; recognition and identification of hazardous materials; laws, regulations, and standards, information resources; personal protective equipment; detection devices, hazard and risk assessment, and decontamination; drum handling, damage assessment and tactical considerations, and leak control; handling cylinder emergencies, drum sampling, and terminating the incident; and required documentation.