Detection & Control of Hazardous Materials

NOTE: The instructor led course is only offered once a month.  If the date we offer does not work for you, consider the online course:
Detection and Control of Hazardous Materials – Alberta
Detection and Control of Hazardous Materials – British Columbia

Program Intent

The Detection Control Hazardous Materials  course is designed to provide the student with the background knowledge regarding the detection and control of hazardous materials. Students will receive a certificate that is valid for 3 years.

Who Should Attend?

Persons who presently work or plan to work in an area were hazardous materials may be present.

Course Content

  • Introduction to hazardous materials:
  • States of Matter, Characteristics of materials, Process of combustion, Combustion range, SDS’s
  • Likely locations of hazardous materials
  • Detection of Hazardous Materials
  • Measuring vapor in air, Sampling devices (personal, portable and fixed), Function test, Calibration, Hazard Assessment, Sampling strategies, Operational range of combustible gas monitors, Correction Factors
  • Control methods for hazardous vapors:
  • Engineering controls, Administrative controls, PPE
  • Relevant legislation
Course Duration: Approximately 4 hours
For the classroom based (instructor led) course call 780-469-4887 to be put on a waiting list or to request a quote to train your group at your location.

Our vision is to see every worker returning home safely every day. Call us at 780-469-4887 to register for your safety course today.