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Course Description

H-402 - Chemistry for HazMat

Course content:
- Chemistry basics
- The periodic table and atomic structure
- Salts
- Inorganic salts
- Organic chemistry-introduction to the hydrocarbon family
- Hydrocarbon derivatives
- Physical and chemical properties
 -Toxicity of chemical families

Number of Students: 10 minimum/15 Maximum 

Instructor Staff: Two (2) instructors

Who should attend: Individuals who are likely to be involved in or serve on an Emergency Response Rescue Team, Law Enforcement Personnel, Toxicologists, Industrial Hygienists, OEM staff, and other emergency response related fields.

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 lodging reimbursement to attend HMEP funded classes. A requester will need the support of your supervisor to receive funding. Contact the HMEP Training Officer with questions at or 512-424-0052.  

Host facility: The host facility will provide a classroom location of suitable size for training.

How this course is offered: This class is offered through TDEM's Technological Hazards Unit 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 register as a Training Coordinator. After you have registered as a Training Coordinator then click the link below “Training Coordinators can request this course by completing the Host Planning Sheet”

Prerequisites & Other Information:

- None

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 80.00
Provider: TDEM - Hazmat
Sponsor: TDEM
Disciplines: Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Public Health
Public Works
Law Enforcement

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