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2021 01/25 HazMat Tech 1B

Start Date/Time: 2021 01/25 0830
End Date/Time: 2021 01/29 1700
Course Total Hours: 40

Intended Audience: All qualified personnel

Open to fire service, law enforcement, health, environmental and specific private
industry personnel, this course includes class, didactic and hands-on training in real world
scenarios-based experience.


Prerequisites: 

First Responder Operations (FRO)
Haz Mat Tech 1A

Location: Cal Fire/San Luis Obispo County Fire 1666 Tehama Ave San Luis Obispo

Deadline to Register: Jan 25, 2021  0800

Description: Module 1B: Applied Chemistry

Module 1B is the practical application of the chemistry learned in module 1A. Air monitoring and detection devices are discussed and participants will have the opportunity to use not only the instrumentation but hands-on laboratory field identification of unknown solid and liquid samples. Participants will work in small groups referencing chemical information and characteristics from written texts and resources. Students will also work with the latest computer software programs for chemical research, compatibility and reactivity data as well as hazardous vapor plume modeling and graphing. Live demonstrations are used to show reaction consequences.

Equipment Students Should Bring: 

  1. Safety glasses