Health and Safety Technician

The IICRC HST course will help you increase safety in the workplace and on the job site! Learn all about health and safety topics that will help keep you and your team safe, increase your safety awareness, and make your job sites safe!

Cost: $495/person + $80 testing fee

HST Course Outline

  • OSHA standards
  • Inspections
  • Citations and Penalties Record-keeping
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hazard Communication
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Confined Spaces
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Hierarchy of Controls
  • Global Harmonized System (GHS)

Health and Safety is the number one priority on any job site! Everyone plays an important part of workplace safety. The Health and Safety Technician class will teach you different aspects of health and safety, so you, coworkers, and everyone can stay safe. With special considerations specifically for the restoration industry, this course is valuable for all team members. The course is also required to earn your Master Water Restorer and Master Fire & Smoke Restorer designations with the IICRC. 

Keep your team safe in the LearnToRestore.com IICRC-approved certification course! The class can be completed online live-stream, or in person. Following the certification course, students will have the opportunity to complete the corresponding exam. Upon successfully passing the exam, the IICRC will issue the certification to you!


This certification covers occupational health and safety topics. The cleaning and restoration industry can present challenging projects that require an understanding of health and safety principles. Throughout the course, the instructor will cover engineering controls and administrative controls, safe work practices, the personal protective equipment (PPE) used in property restoration and more! The goal of the class is to keep everyone safe, follow safety laws and regulations, and save lives. Students will understand these principles and how to apply them from the warehouse to the job site. 

IICRC Health & Safety Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be in class the entire time?

The IICRC requires students to attend the entire class to be eligible to take the HST certification exam.

Can I use an iPhone for this class?

Students must use a computer or tablet to view and participate in IICRC-approved certification classes.

When and how do I take the HST exam?

Students have a 45-day window after class to complete the exam online through the IICRC exam portal. For in person classes, students will take the exam on the last day of class.

Do I need to take a HST class to do water damage work?

Each state has different contractor and licensing requirements. You will need to comply with your local and state laws. The Health and Safety Technician course teaches different safety topics with a focus on the property restoration industry. Depending on local laws and requirements, additional training may be required. You should understand your local jurisdictional laws and requirements before engaging in restoration projects.

Does the HST certification expire?

IICRC certifications don’t expire as long as they are renewed. 

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