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HAZWOPER: Decontamination - Online Training Course

Learn how to avoid contamination, what the decontamination process is and the limitations associated with it in this Hazwoper training course. Read more.

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Product Code: 51591, 66671


This HAZWOPER training course is designed to focus on ways to avoid contamination, the decontamination process including methods and equipment used in decontamination, the limitations associated with decontamination, the decontamination line itself, and emergency decontamination procedures.

  • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Contamination Basics
      • What is Contamination?
      • Prevent or Reduce Contamination
      • Other Control Measures
    • Decon Basics
      • What is Decontamination?
      • Purpose of Decontamination
      • Decontamination Procedures
    • Decon Methods
      • Physical Methods
      • Chemical Methods
      • Combination of Methods
    • Decon Extent, Limits, & Effectiveness
      • Extent of Decon Required
      • Decon Limitations
      • Decon Effectiveness
    • Decon Equipment
      • Personnel Decon Equipment
      • Vehicle & Equipment Decon
      • Equipment Selection Factors
    • Location of Decon Operations
      • Exclusion Zone
      • Contamination Reduction Zone
      • Support Zone
    • How the Decon Line Works
      • Decon Line Basics
      • Decon Line Sequence
      • Equipment Disposal or Decon
    • Emergency & Mass Decon
      • Emergency Decon
      • Mass Decon
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Define what contamination is and measures you can take to reduce it
    • Discuss what decontamination is, its purpose, and decon procedures
    • Describe physical and chemical methods of decontamination and what factors can affect the limitations and effectiveness of decon
    • Describe the equipment used to decontaminate personnel, vehicles, and equipment
    • Identify the contamination reduction corridor and other control zones and their boundaries
    • Describe the decon line and the sequence of decontamination that takes place there including decisions about disposal
    • Define emergency decon and mass decon
  • Intended Audience: Any employees who may be involved or expected to engage in:
    1. Hazardous waste cleanup operations where the employee may be exposed to hazardous substances; or
    2. A response to an occurrence which results, or is likely to result, in an uncontrolled release of a hazardous substance
  • Regs Covered: 29 CFR 1910.120, 29 CFR 1926.65
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Languages: Available in English or Spanish
  • Copyright Date: 2018

This online course is part of the HAZWOPER: Emergency Response Initial Training: Hazmat Technician-Level Responders Curriculum.

To view the other 10 courses included in this curriculum, as well as other levels of emergency responders training, visit the Hazwoper Training Page.

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