This course includes both classroom and field activities designed to provide the annual regulatory required refresher training per 29 CFR 1910.120 to hazmat personnel (fulfills OSHA annual refresher training requirement). This course includes regulatory overview, practical exercises, hands-on skills to ensure that the participants have refreshed their original skill set.
Number of Students:
*12 minimum / 30 maximum
One (1) Instructor / One (1) Technician
Who Should Attend:
Those employees who are trained in accordance with 19 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6) shall receive annual refresher training of sufficient content and duration to maintain their competencies, or shall demonstrate competency in those areas at least yearly. Personnel trained to the NFPA 472 Operations, Technician, or Incident Command level.
*Rural County Host:
If you are hosting a class in a rural county (population 150,000 or less) you may not be required to meet the “minimum number of students” for this class. Rural County Residents may be eligible for travel, lodging and/or per diem reimbursement to attend HMEP funded classes. A requester will need the support of your supervisor to receive funding.
To receive full benefits from these courses, it is recommended that it be taught at an approved fire training facility. All HMEP Hazardous Material Courses offered through TDEM are compliant with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120, EPA 40 CFR Part 311, NFPA Standard 472 and qualify for TCOLE credit.
”Due to the nature of Hazardous Material training, you may be required to perform some physically strenuous activities for this class which may include wearing PPE. Therefore, we recommend all students have a current physical examination prior to class start date.”
- This course is designed to meet or exceed 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(8)(i) annual refresher training requirements. This course will involve both classroom and field activities. The classroom will address regulatory overview and practical exercises. The outdoor portion of the class will address hands-on skills to ensure that the participants have refreshed their original skill sets.
How this course is offered:
Prior Certification/Training in Hazmat at the Operations/Technician level. Certificates verifying prerequisites must be uploaded to transcript in order to complete registration.
This class is offered through TDEM HazMat Preparedness Group as an onsite delivery at a location designated by the requesting jurisdiction. These classes are an open enrollment with the approval of the class host and TDEM. If you are a County Judge; Emergency Management Coordinator; Fire or Police Chief; Public Works Trainer, Training Coordinator or Officer then you may request this course.
Students must be Public Sector Employees/Volunteers:
Students must be employed or used by a political subdivision (county, municipality, city, town, township, local public authority, school district, special districts, interstate district, council of governments (whether or not incorporated as a nonprofit corporation under State law), any other regional or interstate government entity, or any agency or instrumentality of a local government. Private sector, federal, non-profit/not for profit employees may not eligible for these classes unless they also serve in a public sector/volunteer position. Volunteers must apply through their public sector departments. Texas residents only.