Trauma & Crime Scene Technician: 2-Day Course

Learning Objectives

The Trauma and Crime Scene Technician Two-Day Course provides specific information for the proper maintenance and cleaning of trauma and crime scenes. Emphasis is placed on health and safety requirements (including the hands-on donning and doffing of PPE and creating a
hazard assessment of the area), structural remediation (cleaning and demo), contents remediation (cleaning and disposal), and the cleaning and disposal of vehicles and industrial machinery (including lockout/tagout and working with industrial site officers).

Cleaning and demo equipment will be discussed along with the laws regarding hazardous waste transport, storage, and disposal.

Topics Covered

  • Microbiology of human bodily fluids and potential pathogenic implications
  • Regulations: OSHA, CDC, FDA requirements, regulations and recommendations
  • Psychological issues related to surviving family, occupants, and workers
  • Health & Safety: Lines of defence, immunizations, personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Biocides: Discuss why and how to use antimicrobials and biocides
  • Work Practices: Equipment, supplies and processes for structure and contents decontamination
  • Odour Control: Discuss methods and procedures to control and remove odour
  • HVAC Systems: Provide methods for evaluating restoration processes and feasibility
  • Putrefaction: Managing trauma scene clean-up after significant time has allowed putrefaction
  • Case Study: Utilize actual project files to illustrate full cleaning and decontamination process

During this class attendees will learn about Forensic Restoration, also known as Bio-Cleaning or Bio-Recovery. This course will provide you with the knowledge to work safely and efficiently with proven practices known to the industry.

Prerequisite Training Required: None required

Training Time: This is a two-day course; 14.0 hours, not including exam time, lunch, and breaks with 2 IICRC CEC’s earned


  • Retail per attendee $1,699 which also includes any course handouts and two manuals that covers – WRT, ASD, FSRT, OCT, TSCT, CCT, CCMT, UFT AND MOULD.
  • Exam fees are additional and must be paid at time of exam
  • Exam fees are $65.00 USD per person and fees are payable directly to the IICRC

About your Instructor:

Lee Senter

Lee Senter, IICRC Approved Instructor, IICRC Vice Chair of Standards, Health and Safety Advocate. Lee is an approved instructor for WRT, ASD, HST, CCT, CCMT, TCST and UFT IICRC courses. He is also a Carpet and Flooring Inspector and performs independent third party inspections for carpet and flooring manufacturers, retailers, and end users.

Lee owns and operates DryIt in the Toronto, ON GTA market. It is a disaster restoration company whose mission is to dry facilities as fast as possible with the least amount of destruction as possible. In 1998 he founded Fresh and Clean and Lee is proud that Fresh and Clean became Canada’s first Certified Green Sustainable Contractor under the CSSA program.

Lee’s mission in life to make the philosophy of health and safety paramount to all companies that he works with. The service companies Lee operates are certified green and always use the safest techniques and products possible.

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