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Event Date:

February 16, 2021 from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Event Location:

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Event Description:

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Course Description:
This 4 hour specialized course is designed train first responders who are likely to witness or discover a hazardous materials (HAZMAT) release. These individuals must be trained to initiate an  emergency response sequence by notifying the proper authorities, but taking no further action. This course is designed from the NFPA 1072 and OSHA HAZWOPER 29 CFR 1910.120.

Learning Objectives/Topics Covered:

  • Identify the difference between hazardous materials/Weapons of Mass Destructions (WMD) incidents and other emergencies
  • Identify the location of both the emergency response plan and/or standard operation procedures
  • Define the terms hazardous materials (or dangerous goods, in Canada) and weapons of mass destruction
  • Understand the difference(s) between the standards and federal regulations that govern hazardous material response activities
  • Describe the different levels of hazardous materials training: awareness, operations, technician, specialist, and incident commander
  • Explain the need for a planned response to a hazardous material incident

Student Criteria:
This course is open to all Emergency Management, Rescue, Fire, Environmental, HazMat Response, Emergency Medical, Law Enforcement personnel or any organization having responsibility for responding to a hazardous materials incident. Students are evaluated on their attentiveness during instruction and participation in small group activities and class discussions.

Special Notes:
Advance student registration is REQUIRED and must be received by February 9, 2021 in order to participate in this course. MAXIMUM number of participants is 24 students per session. You will receive an email with your Virtual Training Log In information. ERGs are required for this course. If you need a copy when registering, please provide a physical mailing address within the special accommodation box. If one is not provided then an ERG pickup location will be arranged.

Registration:
Registration application for the course can be completed using the following link to the KYEM website: http://kyem.ky.gov/training/Pages/HazMat.aspx
Students will be notified if the course is cancelled. For this reason, it is imperative that you provide accurate contact information.

For more information, contact:
Danita Farrier, KYEM HazMat Program Manager
Danita.e.farrier.nfg@mail.mil