HAZWOPER 24 HR. WORKSHOP
March 24-25th, 2018
This workshop and its associated coursework are being offered for FREE
In collaboration with the Association of Zoos
and Aquariums (AZA) and the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center (WHC) of the
University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, the Alaska
SeaLife Center (ASLC) was awarded a grant from the Institute of Museum and
Library Services (IMLS) to work with AZA to create and sustain a national
network of animal care professionals to respond to oil spills and other
disaster events across the country. Under the grant, ASLC will work with WHC,
to develop and deliver training courses geared towards wildlife responders, a
mutual aid framework, and a searchable database to facilitate rapid
identification and deployment of appropriately trained professionals from the animal
The training includes a 12-16 hour online
study portion prior to attending the course, and 2 days of classroom time,
including a response drill on day 2. The online study portion comprises of 2
ICS Baseline Courses through FEMA and online modules through Learning Zen. Upon
completion of this course and the associated coursework, participants will
receive a 24- hour HAZWOPER certificate good for 1 year. Subsequent years are
renewed with an 8-hour online refresher course.
Maximum of 40 people. First come, first serve (no holding spots).
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront 225 E. Coastline Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
8:00pm – 5:00pm with a 1- hour lunch break (snacks and light refreshments will be provided)
Registration is now open and will close March 8th, 2018. Click on the registration tab to get started.
To avoid any issues please only register yourself - we must have an email address for each individual person registered. We cannot use the same email address for multiple people.
PRE-COURSE ONLINE TRAININGS
attendees will receive an
automated message with a link to the
ICS Baseline Courses through FEMA that are required prior to the workshop. These trainings will take about 3 hours
each to complete.
registration is closed attendees will receive additional emails from Jamie
Auletta (ASLC) and LearningZen to get set-up with the rest of the coursework.
ANNUAL REFRESHER: There is an annual required 8-hour refresher that can be taken online.
TRAVEL INFORMATION:Travel costs and arrangements are up to you.