Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

HAZWOPER 24 Hour Course

If you are responsible for responding to hazardous materials and chemical spills at your company, you need to meet the requirements of OSHA 1910.120 Subpart q. This class gives you the training you need to enter the spill area and offensively take action to clean up, to dike, or to stop the spills.  Don’t miss this opportunity to get the in-depth knowledge you need.

Topics Include:

DAY 1:

Regulations; Terminology, Recognition,
and Identification

Overview of the OSHA Regulations (1910.120(q))

Recognition and Identification of Hazardous Materials and Substances

Physical Properties and Chemical Properties for the HazMat Responder

Toxicology and Exposure Potentials

Incidental versus Emergency Response

And more

DAY 2:

Information Gathering Through Resources; Predicting the Behavior of a Chemical and its Container; Health and Physical Hazards; Response Objectives; Basic Chemistry

Review and Use of Resources to gather information for response (NIOSH, NFPA, TOMES, Condensed Chemical Dictionary, etc.); Incident Command

Tabletop Exercise

Response Objectives – Offensive or Defensive

Monitoring Instrumentation Used at HazMat Incidents

Data Interpretation and How to Use It!

Chemistry – You do not have to be a PhD!

Incident Command

And More!

DAY 3:

PPE Selection and Usage; Medical Surveillance; Decontamination Procedures; Defensive/Offensive Control Actions; Termination

PPE Selection – One Suit for ALL?

Chemical Protective Equipment for handling chemicals

Respiratory Protection

Practical Exercise

Medical surveillance program requirements per OSHA

Decontamination Procedures – The Common Sense Approach

Defensive Offensive Control Actions

Incident Termination

And More



August 22-24, 2017 in Charlotte

$550 Member
$625 Non-Member
24 MESH Hours

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We hope you do not have to cancel, but if you need to do so, cancellation notices received in writing seven (7) or more days prior to the first day of class will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than seven (7) days before the first day of class will be refunded 75% of the course fee in the form of a SHCNC Voucher for future training. Unused Vouchers expire one year after date of issue. Substitutions are welcomed. No shows and cancellations received after the start of class will not be eligible for a refund. This policy will be enforced so please plan ahead if you need to cancel - Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, the NC Chapter of the National Safety Council.

Onsite Training!

Your Place or Ours

Call Matthew Thompson in Raleigh at (919) 719-9818 or Ian Starkey in Charlotte at (704) 644-4220