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Hazardous Materials Personal Protective Equipment Determination and Considerations

September 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Short Description

A comprehensive examination of the requirements and considerations for determining appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for a hazardous materials response. Discusses the OSHA and NFPA categorization of hazardous materials PPE; factors in determining required PPE to stock on-hand based on community hazards and threats, and for a specific incident; determining chemical compatibility of PPE items for an identified substance-using various resources and tools; limitations of structural firefighting equipment in hazardous materials response; and medical screening, respirator fit testing, and other considerations for operations and management of personnel required to wear PPE.

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Course Completion Requirements

FEMA/SID Number (I forgot my SID Number)

Students must register and bring a copy of their SID number to class.

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September 16, 2020
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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