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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TECHNICIAN TRAINING (SEAFORD)

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Subject

HAZMAT

Subject

Training

Date and Time

03/14/2022

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Description

WHEN: Monday, March 14, 2022, 8:00 AM – Friday, March 25, 2022, 5:00 PM

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

About this event

DESCRIPTION: A multi-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 virtual classroom sessions and substantial practical exercises. It is a physically demanding course that requires students to work in self-contained breathing apparatus.

PREREQUISITES: Enrollment to this course is limited to 24 individuals. All applicants must have successfully completed the Hazardous Materials Operations course a minimum of 1 year prior to the start of class. All applicants must provide documentation of training through the Hazardous Materials Operations level. Training in self-contained breathing apparatus is required. First preference will be given to current members of COV Regional Hazardous Materials Response Teams. Each team will be allotted two student openings.

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 February 7, 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 February 11, 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. All students will be required to provide the following: full set of turn-out gear, one self-contained breathing apparatus with bottle, one spare SCBA bottle, and steel-toe work boots. Students without the required eq

COURSE MANAGER: Candice Crockett

COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Tom Jordan