Initial Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents: Basic Concepts (NFA)

NFA035 - 12.00 Hours

Description

NFA logoThis course is designed to give the participants understanding of the basic concepts and techniques of hazardous materials first response. Instruction is based on 29 CFR 1910.120 (OSHA) and 40 CFR 311 (EPA) but does not include hands-on practical applications/simulation 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

NFA logoThis course is designed to give the participants understanding of the basic concepts and techniques of hazardous materials first response. Instruction is based on 29 CFR 1910.120 (OSHA) and 40 CFR 311 (EPA) but does not include hands-on practical applications/simulation exercises.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

Regulations and standards+Personal safety+Toxicology+Introduction to recognition and identification+Site management and scene setup+Personal protective equipment+Decontamination+Resources+Supplementary information+29 CFR 1910.120 (q)

Suggested Audience

All emergency and crisis response personnel.

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form

To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in the NFA course schedule.  This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.

All extension courses are classroom only.

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900
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