Clandestine Laboratory Safety Certification
This is a 40-hour course that meets OSHA requirements for certification of investigators to enter and dismantle clandestine laboratories.
This event is offered on the following dates:
Monday, April 30, 2018 - Friday, May 4, 2018, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Johnston, IA - Midwest Counterdrug Training Center
Clan Lab is a 5-day course. Instruction is broken down into the following blocks:
Intro to clan labs, clan lab methods (meth, MDMA, GHB, cocaine conversions), toxicology, chemical hazards, physical hazards, container characterization (exercise), air monitoring, hands-on meth cook (exercise), combustible gas indicator (exercise), color indicating tubes (exercise), chemical protective clothing, respiratory protection, SCBA donning (exercise), APR fit test (exercise), site control/decontamination (exercise), hazard assessment and investigative techniques, entry/assessment/processing/decon (exercise), chemical handling (lab), lab assessment, raid planning: booby traps, trends and myths.
This Course is instructed by Network Environmental Systems, Inc., a company instrumental in developing the U.S. DOJ/DEA Clandestine Laboratory Safety Training Program. On an annual basis, NES teaches 38 weeks a year in Quantico. NES Instructors have a combined experience of 350 years of law enforcement and Clan Lab related experience. For technical questions please contact NES at 800-637-2384.
Those allowed in this class will be individuals who are, or have the potential of being, actively involved in the dismantling of clan labs.