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Region II Hazmat for EMS – The Missing Piece

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Course Description:

EMS are often called to scenes that end up being a hazardous material incident. Haz Mat for EMS; The Missing Piece is NOT a technical class full of 10 syllable chemicals and their properties. It IS about situational awareness and keeping yourself, your crew, and your patient safe no matter what you are dispatched to.

Continuing Education Credit: 1 hr

Key Points Covered Include:

  • Recognize a HazMat Incident
  • Recall the initial steps to take when a hazard is noted
  • Understand that early notification through CMED is essential
  • Recognize the EMT’s role in establishing safety perimeters, controlling the scene, and patient decontamination