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SMAT Initial Training: Hands-On Portion Module 8 HazMat (MHPR0708)

This Course will ocever the Hands On Activiites associated with the SMAT Initial Training Program Module 8: Hazardous Materials.


  • Review the important concpets from the lecture content.
  • Review the proper donning and doffing procedures for PPE.
  • Develop familiarity with the equipment of OSHA Level C PPE.
  • Don and doff PPE under the supervision of trained instructors and technicians.
  • Remove potentially contaminated PPE.
  • Discuss limitations of PPE in the context of the field activity.
  • Demonstrate the setting up and taking down of a Reeves Decontamination Shelter.
  • Discuss the elements of typical SMAT Decontamination Trailer.
  • Discuss Ambulatory and perform Non-Ambulatory (litter) decontamination 

Offered in partnership with Central Piedmont Community College. The course carries 0.40 CEUs

Category/Level Basic  
Date(s)  Sat. Nov 11, 2017 0800-1200 
Location Metrolina Healthcare Coalition Warehouse
3311-A Beam Rd, Charlotte NC 28217 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access Yes
Offered By Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Region 
Primary Instructor Cryan, Travis 
Course Length  
Course Hours
Target Audience SMRS/SMAT, Hospital, EMS, Fire, Law Enforcement, and EM Personnel 

You must be a member of an State Medical Assistance Team or other Public Safety agency to qualify for the course Fee Waiver. It is also recommneded that you have already completed the lecture portion of the SMAT Initial Training Program (either online or classroom). 

Other MINIMUM Number of Students to Hold Course = 6. IF the minimum is not reached by the Wednesday BEFORE the course will be canceled. 

KC Bernesser, BS, EMT-P

Education and Exercise Coordinator

Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Coalition

Cell     704/258-8966

Office  704/357-8517 ext 114

Twitter: @MetrolinaSMAT 

Maximum Participants 20
# Open Seats 20
# on Wait List 0

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