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 6.6, “Mission-Specific Competencies: Product Control,” for operations-level personnel. You will engage in practical, hands-on defensive product control action options that include diking, retention, absorption, diversion, and vapor suppression.
Participants who successfully complete the course and pass the required written and skills tests receive a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.
Pro Board Certification Only
Completion of training for all competencies of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472:
- Chapter 5, “Core Competencies for Operations Level Responders”
- Chapter 6.2, “Mission-Specific Competencies: Personal Protective Equipment”
Course Completion Requirements
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Regular work attire, including safety shoes, for training activities and classroom sessions.
- You may not wear to any class or field activity
- sleeveless shirts
- open-toed shoes
Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.
TopicsProcedures For Technical Decontamination +Plan the Response+Describe Control Options for Hazardous Material (HazMat) incidents+Describe Control Options for flammable liquid and flammable gas incidents+Implement the response
Operations-level personnel assigned to implement product control measures at HazMat/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) incidents.
Continuing Education & Professional Credits1.2 CEUs
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
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.