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CHEMISTRY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRAINING (SEAFORD)

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Subject

HAZMAT

Subject

Training

Description

WHEN: Monday, June 6, 2022, 8:00 AM – Friday, June 17, 2022, 5:00 PM

WHERE: 503 Back Creek Rd, Seaford, Virginia 23696, United States

CATEGORY: Hazardous Materials Training

About this event

DESCRIPTION: This Specialist-level course is a multi-day program of intense instruction that provides a sound understanding of the basic chemistry of hazardous materials. Directed at the underlying reasons for the chemical behavior of hazardous materials, the course is designed to improve decision-making, safety in operations, and handling of hazardous materials. The class is heavily chemistry-oriented and presented in lecture format with evening review sessions.

PREREQUISITES: Enrollment to this course is limited to 24 individuals. All applicants must have successfully completed the Hazardous Materials Technician course a minimum of 1 year prior to the start of class and have completed the requisite skills for Technician certification. COV regional team members must document the completion of the requisite Technician skills by completing the VDEM Technician Certification Application prior to applying or with the request to attend Chemistry. First preference will be given to current members of COV Regional Hazardous Materials Response Teams. Each team will be allotted two student openings. It is requested that each team submit applications for a maximum of two students and one alternate.

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 from the VDEM website: https://www.vaemergency.gov/attachments/hazmat-training-program-application/ by May 2, 2022 to your regional VDEM Hazardous Materials Officer or the following address: Virginia Department of Emergency Management Training, Education, and Exercise Division – HAZMAT Academic Support 9711 Farrar Court Suite 200 North Chesterfield, Virginia 23236 Phone: (804) 267-7685

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: By May 6, 2022

OTHER INFORMATION: Applications for attendance transmitted by facsimile or email will be accepted if submitted prior to the application deadline. However, a properly signed original application must also be submitted by mail.

COURSE MANAGER: Candice Crockett

COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Tom Jordan