Hazardous Materials Technician

Group discount pricing is available as follows:
3-5 participants: 5% discount
6-10 participants: 10% discount
11-15 participants: 15% discount
16-20 participants: 20% discount
21 participants: contact NES at 1-800-NES-ADVISE (1-800-637-2384)

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Classes run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily with a break for lunch and additional short breaks at the instructor’s discretion.

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Applicable Regulations:
29 CFR 1910.120(q) and 8 CCR 5192(q)

This 3-day course is for workers under 29 CFR 1910.120(q) and 8 CCR 5192(q) who respond to and stop chemical releases at their facility. The training covers planning and executing emergency response actions and includes information on emergency response overviews, initial incident procedures, emergency response operations, incident safety, scene assessment, response hazards, principles of personal safety, and response agencies. Students will receive a course manual, Emergency Response Guidebook, and certificate of completion.

This course is applicable to most industrial facilities, contractor personnel, and public agency workers who respond to spills at their own facility.

Who Should Attend:
This course is intended for employees who are expected to respond to chemical releases with the expectation of containing, controlling, and stopping the release. This course is not intended for those performing hazardous waste site investigations or cleanup work. It is also not designed to meet the training specified under 19 CCR for public emergency response teams funded under the SEMS criteria (i.e., county hazmat teams).

Key Course Topics:

  • Laws and regulations
  • Chemical and reactive hazards
  • DOT/UN classes
  • Toxicology and chemical hazards
  • Air monitoring
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Respiratory equipment
  • Site control
  • Decontamination

Training Facilities:

NES, Inc.
1141 Sibley Street
Folsom, CA 95630

San Leandro
3055 Alvarado Street
San Leandro, CA 94577