NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Illicit Laboratory Incidents Training

HAZ509 - 16.00 Hours

Description

This course meets or exceeds the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1072 Hazardous Materials / WMD Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications Chapter 6.9, “Response to Illicit Laboratories."

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.

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) 1072 Hazardous Materials / WMD Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications Chapter 6.9, “Response to Illicit Laboratories."

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.

Prerequisites

Pro Board Certification Requirements 

Participants pursuing Pro Board certification must provide proof of NFPA 1072 Chapter 5 "Operations" or NFPA 472 Chapter 5 "Core Competencies for Operations level responder" including Chapter 6.2 "Personal Protective Equipment" (2008 or 2013 edition) dated prior to the last day of class. The documentation must meet the certification office requirements.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • For field exercise, participants must provide National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1971 compliant PPE that meets the Level 2 requirements in the ESTI Student Safety Manual. Any gear found to be unsafe or not NFPA compliant will not be allowed on the field. The PPE includes: safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, and safety-toed boots.
  • Participants are required to participate in hands-on activities utilizing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and therefore must be clean shaven while attending class. Facial hair must not be present where the SCBA mask seal contacts the skin. Mustaches and normal sideburns are permitted.
  • For classroom activities, participants must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve / long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).

Pro Board Certification Testing

Participants are required to provide a photo ID at time of Pro Board testing.

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

Physical Recommendation

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

Prior Knowledge Recommendation

It is recommended that participants have HazMat Operations level training prior to registering.

Topics

Unique Operational Aspects +Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) +Decontamination Procedures +Detection Devices +Remediation Plan +Implementation the Planned Response +Scene Size Up +Illicit Drug Manufacturing +Chemical Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Manufacturing Methods +Biological Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Manufacturing Methods

Suggested Audience

Operations-level personnel who may discover or respond to an illicit laboratory incident. Instruction is focused on the initial response to a possible illicit chemical, biological, or drug Laboratory.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

1.6 CEUs
  • Pro Board
  • Other Information

    Class Location and Travel Information

    Classes are conducted at Brayton Fire Training Field

    1595 Nuclear Science Road
    College Station, Texas

    The Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local hotels. 

    Contact Information

    Nick Hickson

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

    Related Courses

    HAZ507+HAZ508Illicit Laboratory Awareness Training+Illicit Laboratory Operations TrainingIllicit Laboratory Awareness Training+Illicit Laboratory Operations TrainingIllicit Laboratory Awareness Training+Illicit Laboratory Operations Training

    Policies

    TEEX Policies


    Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

    Pro Board testing policies, including ADA accommodations.

    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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