Hazardous materials technicians are individuals who respond to releases or potential releases for the purpose of stopping the release. They assume a more aggressive role than a first responder at the operations level in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance. Hazardous Materials Technicians shall have received at least 24 hours of training equal to the First Responder Operations Level and in addition have competency in the following areas (as specified in 1910.120(q)(6)(iii)): 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.