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Bureau of Fire Training and Administration
Training & Education
Hazardous Materials Program

 
 
Hazardous Materials Awareness
Med Release Required? NO
Textbook: Online Learning Course https://nhoodle.nh.gov/ola/course/index.php?categoryid=10
Hours: 24
Description: This Independant Study course is intended to provide a general introduction to hazardous materials that can serve as a foundation for more specific studies in the future. The course has four lessons which are contained within. No prior knowledge of the subject is required or assumed.
Prerequisites: No
Dress Code: None
Equipment: None
Class Size: 30(minimums apply)
 
Hazardous Materials Operations with PPE and Product Control
Med Release Required? YES
Textbook: Jones and Bartlett Firefighter Skills 3rd Edition
Hours: 16
Description: This course provides the student with the basic skills necessary to safely and effectively manage the on-scene operations involving the uncontrolled release of dangerous chemicals. As such, it focuses on those individuals in local jurisdictions who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous submstances as part of the initial presonse to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment for the effects of the release. They are trained to respond in a defensive fashion without actually trying to stop the release. Their function is to contain the release from a safe distance, keept it from spreading, and prevent exposures. This course is designed to meet the training responsibilities as outline by OSHA, CFR 1910.120 and NFPA 472, 2013 Edition for the Operations Level.
Prerequisites: PPE & SCBA
Hazardous Materials Awareness
Student Medical ReleaseAdobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Dress Code: Department Uniform
Equipment: PPE & SCBA
Class Size: 30 (minimums apply)
 
Hazardous Materials Decontamination
Med Release Required? YES
Textbook: NHFA Hazardous Materials Decontamination Student Manual
Hours: 12
Description: This course is designed to provide Operations level personnel with the theory and practical application of decontamination as discussed during Hazardous Materials Operations. Information concerning responder decontamination at Structure Fires, and Chemical & Radiation Incidents, as well as Diver and equipment decontamination are discussed, with a practical exercise allowing hands-on use of the information provided during the classroom session.
Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials Operations
PPE & SCBA
Student Medical ReleaseAdobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Dress Code: Department Uniform
Equipment: PPE & SCBA
Class Size: 24 (minimums apply)
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Hazardous Materials Technician
Med Release Required? YES
Textbook: Jones and Bartlett Hazardous Materials Managing the Incident, 4th Edition. Printed Handouts
Hours: 80
Description: The course is designed to develop a level of competency that will allow the student, operating with other Technician-certified individuals, to approach the point of release in order to plug, patch, or otherwise stop a release. The course will also examine the concept of Incident Command to allow the Technician to be able to work effectively in such a system. The course is designed to meet the training responsibilities as outlined by OSHA, CFR 1910.120 and NFPA 472 2013 edition for the Technician Level.
Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials Operations
PPE & SCBA
Student Medical ReleaseAdobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Dress Code: Department Uniform
Equipment: PPE & SCBA
Class Size: 24 (minimums apply)
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