A ten day program of intense instruction and practice, focusing on the following subject areas: chemical and physical properties, detection and monitoring, protective equipment, decontamination, Hazmat control, risk assessment, incident management, and safety. The program is in accordance with NFPA 472 and 29 CFR 1910.120 (q). This program includes intensive classroom sessions and substantial practical exercises. It is a physically demanding course that requires students to work in self contained breathing apparatus and confined spaces. Cost: For members of COV Regional Hazardous Materials Response Teams, lodging will be direct billed to VDEM. Meals will be on a reimbursement basis. Application: Download and complete the VDEM HAZMAT Training Application – vdem-hazmat-trainingapplication_2016. Return to your regional VDEM Hazardous Materials Officer.
Audience: Hazmat team members of state and local partners