Northampton County Fire School

Hazardous Materials Operation (HMOJB)

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24-Hour Course

Course Date(s) & Times:

  • Sunday, October 1st – 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 5th – 6:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 8th – 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 12th – 6:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

Course Description: Provide training for First Responders that respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property and the environment. Personnel are trained to respond in a defensive fashion to contain the release from a safe distance, to keep it from spreading and prevent exposures. They must understand basic hazard and risk assessment, how to select and use proper personal protective equipment, basic hazardous materials terms, basic control, containment and/or confinement operations within the capabilities of the resources and PPE available, basic decontamination procedures and termination procedures.

Target Audience: The target audience for the course will encompass primarily first responders with incident response/size-up.

Course Prerequisites (Mandatory): N/A

Location: Northampton County Fire School, 6 Nagys Hill Road, Bangor, PA 18013 (Directions/Map)

Online Registration: Go to NCFS to enroll

Note: This class is FREE for all Northampton County responders. For out-of-county responders, a fee may apply and will be determined by the number of students enrolled.

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domingo, octubre 1, 2023

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