NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Rail Specialist Training

HAZ026 - 20.00 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 12, “Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Tank Car Specialty.”

Upon completion of this course you will be eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing for NFPA Chapter 12.

 

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 12, “Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Tank Car Specialty.”

Upon completion of this course you will be eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing for NFPA Chapter 12.

 

Prerequisites

Pro Board Certification Only

Proof of completion of training for National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Chapter 7, “Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians.”

Download the Documentation for Pro Board Certification Requirements for more information.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attire

  • Regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions including
    • safety shoes
    • hard hat
    • work gloves
    • eye protection
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion and to sit for the Pro Board certification exam.

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

Tank Car Construction+Damage Assessment+Transfer Techniques+Leak Containment+Flaring+Fitting Repair+Safety

Suggested Audience

Technician-level personnel expected to respond to HazMat incidents and provide technical support, oversight for product removal and moving of damaged tank cars, and act as a liaison between outside resources and technicians.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Pro Board

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 link 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

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Policies

TEEX Policies

Pro Board Testing Accommodation Information

Accommodations are provided for those candidates who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as disabled.

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.

Payment Information

  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Cynthia.Ford@teex.tamu.edu
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