Hazardous materials specialists are individuals who respond with and provide support to hazardous materials technicians. Their duties parallel those of the Hazardous Materials Technician, however, those duties require a more directed or specific knowledge of the various substances they may be called upon to contain. The Hazardous Materials specialist would also act as the site liaison with Federal, state, local and other government authorities in regards to site activities. Hazardous Materials Specialists shall have received at least 24 hours of training equal to the technician level and in addition have competency in the following areas (as specified in 1910.120(q)(6)(iv)): and the employer shall so certify.
"Hands-On" Training Includes: Respiratory Equipment, Clothing Ensembles; Foot, Face & Hand; Air Monitoring; Portable Ventilation; Rescue & Retrieval Equipment; etc.
COST: $300/person, minimum of 8. Less than 8, $1600/day. Certificate upon completion.