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H218 - Hazardous Materials Awareness - Shelby County

January 8, 2019, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm CST

Event

January 8, 2019

8:00 am to 12:00 pm CST


Location

Shelby Co Office of Preparedness 1075 Mullins Station Rd Memphis, TN 38134


Contact

Margaret.T.Waters@tn.gov


Course application

Class full.

This course covers the basic skills to recognize, detect, and identify the presence of hazardous materials during an emergency. Students will learn how to define and describe how hazardous materials are classified, and understand the risks associated with them as well as proper notification procedures. Other topics of instruction include: Understanding the importance of initiating command and control activities during a hazardous materials incident; surveying a hazardous material incident; identifying the containment systems and materials involved; and use of the Emergency Response Guidebook. 

TLETA POST Certified

Prerequisites: None