This course meets or exceeds the qualifications for National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapter 7, “Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians,” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii) for Technician-level personnel.
Upon completion of this course you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing for NFPA 472 Chapter 7.
Students must be trained to the Operations level to receive Pro-Board certification at the end of the HazMat Technician course. Proof of Operations level training must be submitted prior to the end of class. Please click on the additional information link to see the requirement for submitting proof of operations level training. The written and skills testing must receive a passing score in order to receive a Pro Board certificate.
Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.
TopicsAnalyze the incident+Collect and interpret hazard and response information+Determine scope of the problem+Describe type and extent of damage to containers+Predict the behavior of released materials and containers +Estimate the size of endangered area +Plan a response+Describe response objectives and options+Select Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for action options+Select technical decontamination process+Develop a site safety plan+Implement the response+Perform duties of Hazmat position within Incident Command Systems (ICS)+Don, doff, and work in Technician-level PPE+Perform Offensive control options+Perform decon functions+Evaluate effectiveness of control functions+Evaluate effectiveness of decon+Terminating the Incident+Incident debrief and critique+Reports and documentation+A, B, & C Chlorine Kits+MC306/406 Dome Clamp with Grounding and Bonding+Level A Dress out with Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)+Drum leak repair and overpacking+Instrumentation laboratory
Personnel who respond to emergencies involving Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) for the purpose of analyzing the incident, selecting appropriate PPE and decontamination procedures, and implementing action options to mitigate the incident.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits4 CEUs
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+ACE+Pro Board
Due to the nature of the training, a physical examination and fit test is recommended prior to enrolling in this course.
- A, B & C Chlorine Kits
- MC306/406 Dome Clamp with Grounding and Bonding
- Level A Dress out with SCBA
- Drum Leak Repair and Over packing
- Instrumentation Laboratory
Register online or use our registration form, fill it out, print it, and fax it to (979)458-4368.
Annual Industrial Fire School (July)
Class limit: 40 students
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- PPE Level 2 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual.
- All students are required to follow the TEEX Student Safety Manual at all times.
- Students should bring the same type of clothing as worn on normal duty at their plant, including bunker gear which is NFPA 1971 compliant.
Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Annual Fire Training School Information
If you are attending this course as part of TEEX's Texas Annual Fire Training School taught each March and July, you need to be aware of the following additional information.
Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements
Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system. If you are using a Purchase Order please place the number in the PO field for payment. Please know we must have a copy of the PO or voucher within 48 hours of your registration or you will be canceled out of the class.
Annual Fire Training School Late Registration
The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.
American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Identified Disabilities
Testing Policy - American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Identified Disabilities
Annual Fire Training School Contact Information
If you have any questions about Annual Schools, call (866) 878-8900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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