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OSHA 24 Hour HAZMAT Technician Online Training



Our HAZMAT Technician training online course is designed to help workers meet the OSHA HAZWOPER requirement 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii). Annual refresher training is required. This HAZMAT Tech training is taken through our state-of-the-art online training system.

  • Fully Narrated, High Quality Training
  • Self-Paced with Saved Progress
  • Includes Audio, Video, Text & Photos
  • Animations & Emergency Simulation
  • Interactive Quizzes for Retention
  • Detailed Student Manual (PDF)
  • 24/7, Easy to Use Online Interface
  • Take Up to 6 Months to Complete
  • Excellent Customer Support
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee*
  • Course Certificate & ID Card

Hazardous Materials Technicians are emergency responders who are trained to approach the point of a hazardous material spill or release, while using personal protective equipment (PPE), in order to stop or control the hazardous substance. HAZMAT Technicians perform advance control, containment, and confinement operations and use decontamination procedures.

Our online HAZMAT Technician Level III Responder course is designed to help Hazardous Materials Technicians meet the OSHA HAZWOPER requirement of 24 hours of training per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii). Per OSHA, annual refresher training is required with sufficient content and duration to maintain competencies.

This 24 Hour HAZMAT Technician course is comprised of three 8 hour parts, which are completed online:

  • Part 1 – First Responder Operations training / FRO training
  • Part 2 – Transitioning from an FRO to a Hazardous Materials Technician
  • Part 3 – Equipment familiarization and scenario exercise

View the 24 Hour HAZMAT Technician Online Detailed Course Outline below.

Our online 24 Hour HAZMAT Technician training is a brand-new course offering, with state-of-the-art training features, including:

  • Animations showing an entire HAZMAT emergency from incident notification to termination.
  • Video Demonstrations (50 short video clips) which show HAZMAT Response equipment in great detail, as if the student were attending our 8 Hour Hands-on Training.
  • Online Tabletop Exercise which allows students to interactively simulate the role of a HazMat Technician, and play their role in a simulated emergency response.
  • Fully narrated slides with text, photos, and interactive quizzes.
  • Downloadable course manual for reference or note-taking. See adjacent sample page.

The objectives of our OSHA 24 Hour Hazmat Technician training are to meet:

  • Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirement of 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii) for general industry
  • Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirement of 29 CFR 1926.65(q)(6)(iii) for construction
  • HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA regulations

Per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii) and 29 CFR 1926.65(q)(6)(iii):

Hazardous materials technician. 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 and the employer shall so certify:

  • Know how to implement the employer’s emergency response plan.
  • Know the classification, identification and verification of known and unknown materials by using field survey instruments and equipment.
  • Be able to function within an assigned role in the Incident Command System.
  • Know how to select and use proper specialized chemical personal protective equipment provided to the hazardous materials technician.
  • Understand hazard and risk assessment techniques.
  • Be able to perform advance control, containment, and/or confinement operations within the capabilities of the resources and personal protective equipment available with the unit.
  • Understand and implement decontamination procedures.
  • Understand termination procedures.
  • Understand basic chemical and toxicological terminology and behavior.

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the laws and regulations that Hazmat Emergency Responders must follow
  • Describe HAZMAT Emergency Responder training requirements
  • Understand why an effective Emergency Response Plan is needed
  • Describe the elements of an effective Medical Surveillance Program
  • Implement the Incident Command System as part of an emergency response
  • Use the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) as a reference at a hazardous materials incident site
  • Execute scene size up during a hazardous materials emergency response
  • Recognize hazardous materials incidents and use different references to determine the associated hazards
  • Know the principles of basic toxicology and  how it relates to chemical exposure
  • Select and use proper personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Understand the medical considerations of wearing Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC)
  • Understand the principles of decontamination and the methods used for decontamination
  • Understand hazardous substance physical and chemical properties
  • Understand the importance of a Site Specific Safety Plan
  • Use containment and control techniques on hazardous substance spills
  • Recognize the detection and monitoring tools available
  • Understand incident termination procedures and Post Incident Analysis techniques

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