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Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Awareness Course

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December 28, 2023



Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Awareness Course
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Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Awareness Course

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Scope : One day (8 hours)- Training certification course including instruction in the relationship between 49 CFR (US) and the IMDG Code for water transportation of dangerous goods This course meets the requirements of STCW section B-V/b and B-V/c and is based on the guidelines of the IMDG Code, CFR 49 and IMO Model Course 1.10.

The Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Awareness course is a vital training program designed for individuals who may encounter hazardous materials in the workplace. This comprehensive course goes beyond mere awareness, providing participants with a deep understanding of the potential risks associated with hazardous materials and the necessary skills to respond effectively in emergency situations.

One of the key components of the course is the identification and classification of hazardous materials. Participants learn to recognize different types of hazardous substances, understand their properties, and categorize them based on potential risks. This knowledge forms the foundation for creating effective emergency response plans and mitigating the impact of hazardous material incidents.

The course places a strong emphasis on safety protocols and procedures. Participants are trained in the proper handling, storage, and transportation of hazardous materials to minimize the risk of accidents and exposure. This includes learning about the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and understanding the importance of following established safety guidelines to ensure the well-being of both individuals and the surrounding environment.

Effective communication is another critical aspect covered in the HAZMAT Awareness course. Participants learn how to communicate information about hazardous materials clearly and efficiently, both within their teams and with emergency response personnel. This ensures a coordinated and timely response in the event of a hazardous material incident, minimizing the potential for harm and environmental damage.

The course also addresses the legal and regulatory frameworks governing the handling of hazardous materials. Participants gain insights into compliance requirements, permitting processes, and reporting obligations. Understanding these regulations is essential for ensuring that organizations operate within the law and uphold the highest standards of safety and environmental responsibility.

Emergency response planning is a core focus of the HAZMAT Awareness course. Participants learn how to develop and implement effective emergency response plans tailored to their specific workplace scenarios. This includes conducting risk assessments, establishing evacuation procedures, and training personnel to respond calmly and efficiently in the event of a hazardous material incident.

The Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Awareness course is a comprehensive training program that equips individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complexities of hazardous material handling. By focusing on identification, safety protocols, communication, legal compliance, and emergency response planning, this course empowers participants to contribute to a safer workplace and a more resilient community. Invest in your safety knowledge and enhance your professional capabilities with the HAZMAT Awareness course.

Course content : 

  • Construction and use of the IMDG code
  • Hazard classification based on UN criteria
  • Dangerous Goods List and Limited Quantities Expectation
  • Packing and Tank Provisions
  • Consignment Procedures
  • Dangerous Goods Declaration and Container Packing Certificate
  • Transport Operations, Stowage, Segragation and Container Packing
  • Emergency Response and Medical First Aid
  • Understanding 49 CFR (US) and the IMDG Code
  • Relationship between 49 CFR (US) and the IMDG COde

Duration: 1 days

Prerequisite : 

  •  Passport, CDC, INDOS & COC
  • 2 Passport size colored photographs

Note to client : After successful completion of course, certificate will be issued to the participant.

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  • Language :English

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