Hazmat Hazards Response and Emergency Management

Course Overview

This course is for anyone who may be assigned a role in the field of incident and emergency management. This course is especially suitable for those responsible for Hazmat (Hazardous materials)/Hazards management.  

This course provides participants with what they need to know and must know about incident and emergency response and management, Hazmat/Hazard recognition and management, and chemical detection, monitoring and sampling.  

This course is suitable for Occupational Safety and Health Practitioners, Security/Facilities/Environmental/Risk/Production/Operations Managers, Business Continuity Officers/Managers, Loss Adjusters. Personnel with Responsibilities in Public Safety/Industrial Management/Industrial Engineering/Emergency Services (Fire, Police and Civil Defence)/Specialist Search and Rescue.


Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the main incident command system (ICS) functions and their role and responsibilities during an incident or emergency

  • Understand the basics of risk management

  • Understand the dangers to health and safety from HAZMAT and Hazards and risk controls

  • Understand the pathway of HAZMAT toxins to your body

  • Be able to clearly communicate information and data obtained at an incident

  • Be able take command, control and co-ordinate an incident or emergency

  • Know the key things in SDS which are most important for First Response and Emergency Management

  • Know when, where and how to use chemical detectors and monitors for informed decision making

  • Know the pitfalls associated with chemical detectors and technology


On Completion

On successful completion of this course, a Certificate of Particpation will be issued


Other Information

Course Content
Module 1 –  Emergency Management
Module 2 –  Risk Management
Module 3 –  HAZMAT and Hazards Recognition
Module 4 –  First Response
Module 5 –  Handling HAZMAT
Module 6 –  Chemical Detection and Monitoring


At a Glance

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2 Days

As requested

At your workplace, or at one of our training venues