What is the Hazardous Material Handling Course?

The Hazardous Material Handling course is intended for all personnel who are required to identify an incident or emergency involving hazardous materials, and take basic preventative measures while calling for assistance.

DURATION

2 days

CERTIFICATE VALIDITY

2 years

Hazardous Material Handling Course (HMH) at the Emcare Training Academy
Hazardous Material Handling Course
COURSE CONTENT

  • Introduction to Hazardous Materials
  • First Responder Roles
  • Hazardous material Hazards
  • Incident Problem-Solving Process
  • Transportation placards, labels and markings
  • Road tank trucks
  • Written resources’
  • Shipping papers
  • Material safety data sheet
  • Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Incident Management Elements
  • Problem solving process
  • Analysing the incident
  • Planning the response
  • Implementing the plan
  • Evaluating the progress
  • Practical exercises using the ERG
Training

PRE-REQUISITES

  • English proficiency
  • Local language instructors are available on request for groups of 10+
Training

VENUE LOCATIONS

  • Available at all Emcare branches.
  • Available at your premises for groups of 10+.
Training

QUALITY ALIGNMENT

  • US115093

Certifications Available

  • LGSETA

Included in Course

  • A4 certificates.
  • Learner manuals.
  • Training equipment.
  • Presentation equipment.
  • For training at your premises travel/accomodation charges may apply.

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