The Hazardous Materials Awareness course is designed for first-response personnel who respond to and support haz mat operations.
This course is based on the NFPA 472 Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents. This modular program presents: Roles and Responsibilities of Emergency Responders; Safety; Recognition and Identification of Hazardous Materials; and Response and Incident Management. A certificate is issued on successful completion.
The Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness course is designed for fire service personnel and personnel that work around sources of H2S such as public works, and related contractors.
Hydrogen sulfide is an extremeny hazardous product and occurs naturally in the environment and as a by-product of certain production processes. Employers are required under Regulation 833, Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents, to limit the exposure of workers to specified hazardous biological or chemical agents in accordance with established values. This online program introduces the characteristics of hydrogen sulfide (H2S); explains how and why it is a toxic poison; identifies and explains required mitigation strategies; identifies associated emergency actions; and introduces a program for worker protection . A certificate is issued on successful completion.