Quantum Murray LP (QMLP)

Quantum Murray LP (QMLP)

Hazardous Material Response Technician


Scope of Training: This course is designed for individuals who are expected to respond to incidents involving hazardous materials. Participants are trained to analyze problems involving hazardous materials, and taught how to select the most appropriate method of mitigating and controlling a release of a hazardous material using specialized protective clothing and equipment.

Hours of Training: 40 Hours

Course Topics

  • Standards and legislation
  • Surveying hazardous material incidents
    • Identification systems
    • Container shapes
    • Container materials
    • Interpretation of hazardous materials information
  • Risk Assessment
    • Toxicology
    • Chemistry
    • Hazard zone identification and implementation
  • Means of Containment
    • Identification and specification including basic design, construction features and safety devices.
    • Container damage assessment
  • Meters and monitors
  • Personal protection equipment
    • Respiratory protection
    • Chemical protective clothing
  • Incident management / command systems
  • Developing a Plan of Action
  • Performing control functions (Offensive Actions)
  • Decontamination
  • Incident termination
  • Debriefing

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