Rescue Training Associates


HAZWOPER for the Health Care Providers
The overall goal of this course is to help hospital based emergency department personnel understand how to operate at an Hazardous Materials/WMD exposure and/or response event.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify what hazardous materials are and how they are regulated.
  • Determine what the role of the health care worker/agency is in a hazardous material/WMD event.
  • Explain how to recognize the hazardous materials/WMD contaminated patient.
  • Describe the different types of personal protective equipment (PPE) that can be utilized for exposure protection.
  • Determine how to properly prepare the hospital/emergency room.
  • Identify how to properly decontaminate WMD contaminated patients and protect hospital personnel.
  • Develop proper hospital HazMat/WMD standard operating procedures.

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