Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations Training

HAZ017 - 16.00 Hours

Description

This course meets or exceeds the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapter 5, “Core Competencies for Operations Level Responders” and Chapter 6.2, “Competencies for Operations Level Responders Assigned Mission-Specific Responsibilities,” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(ii) for Operations-level personnel.

This course consists of both classroom and field exercises.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course meets or exceeds the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapter 5, “Core Competencies for Operations Level Responders” and Chapter 6.2, “Competencies for Operations Level Responders Assigned Mission-Specific Responsibilities,” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(ii) for Operations-level personnel.

This course consists of both classroom and field exercises.

Prerequisites

Completion of training for all competencies of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Chapter 4, “Competencies for Awareness Level Personnel.”

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attire

  • Wear regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes

Recommended

Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Topics

Analyzing the incident+Detecting the presence of Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)+Determining scope of the problem+Determining potential outcomes+Planning a response+Capabilities of Operations-level personnel+PPE/Identifying/Donning/Doffing/Working in/Hazards+Implementing the response+Establishing Control Zones/Emergency Decontamination/Communications+Implementing protective actions+Performing Operations-level tasks+Evaluating Progress+Communicating Status

Suggested Audience

Personnel who respond to emergencies involving HazMat/WMD for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, the environment, or property from the effects of the release.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

Courses will begin at 8 a.m. on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.

You can use the above online registration or our registration form. Please fill it out, print it, and fax it to (979) 458-4368.

For responders in the state of Texas, this course is also available at no cost through the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

Contact Information

Nick Hickson

HazMat Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-3640 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Policies

TEEX Policies

Course dates are subject to change without notice.

Fees

  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
  • Does not include lodging or meals.
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