A Hazardous Materials Worker identifies, removes, packages, transports and disposes of hazardous materials such as asbestos, mould, lead, mercury, and other biological hazards. Specifically, a Hazardous Materials Worker:

  • mobilizes site enclosures
  • pre-cleans work areas
  • builds work area enclosures
  • sets up decontamination chambers and waste chutes
  • removes and cleans hazardous material
  • dismantles work area enclosures and decontamination chambers
  • performs post tear-down clean
  • de-mobilizes site enclosures • performs routine inspections

Skills & Abilities

  • The skills to read, write and communicate verbally
  • Good background in trade math
  • The physical strength and stamina
  • The ability to lift in excess of 25 kilograms
  • Manual dexterity
  • The ability to work alone or with a team
  • Computer skills are an asset.
District 17, Hazardous Materials Workers
District 17, Hazardous Materials Workers, Classroom
District 17, Hazardous Materials Workers, Abatement