S1702 (2-Day) Course Outline

HazCat® S1702 Industrial Chemical Course Level I
The materials contained in this class will introduce students to the skills necessary to make safe, informed decisions and comply with federal law regarding proper identification of unknown materials. Upon successful completion of this class, graduates will be able to demonstrate their ability to quickly and safely identify many of the most commonly spilled and abandoned hazardous materials.
Four (4) primary elements are emphasized throughout the Field Identification of Unknown Materials Workshop; tools, terms, tests and theory. The tools used in the HazCat® System are explained in the opening lecture. New terms and definitions are explained as they are encountered during class. Navigating the Charts and Tests is demonstrated by the instructor.  The underlying chemical theory of the HazCat® System is explained throughout the course.

Day 1:

  • Orientation and Administration – Lecture and Demonstration
  • Introduction of the HazCat® System and Safety – Lecture and Demonstration
  • Navigating the system, Developing the Required Skillset  – Laboratory and Demonstration
  • Identification of Unknown Solids and Liquids – Lecture, Demonstration
  • Field Identification of Unknown Solids and Liquids – Hands-On Laboratory
  • Field Identification of Acids, Bases, Oxidizers, Inorganics, Organics, Flammables

Day 2:

  • Introduction to the SubCharts:
  • Liquid Acids Chart, Solid Acids Chart,
  • Anions Chart,
  • Flammable Solids Chart, Proteins Chart
  • Cannabis Grow Liquids Chart,
  • RCRA Waste Characteristics Chart
  • DOT Hazard Classification Chart
  • Field Identification Proficiency – Laboratory

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