Jun 2019 Offering

Course
MERC001 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Awareness
Date & Times
Jun 22, 2019 from 8 AM - 5 PM
Description

This course meets the objectives of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, (2013 Edition), OSHA 29 CFR 1910. 120. Topics will include:First Responder Roles; Identifying Hazardous Materials; Determining Routes of Entry; Understanding Hazardous Materials Regulations and Definitions; Identifying Occupancy Types and Locations where you could find Hazardous Materials; Identifying Container Shapes, Placards, Labels, and Markings, and Colors that could identify Hazardous Materials; Understanding Written Resources such as Shipping Papers and Safety Data Sheets; Understand how to use the Emergency Response Guide (2012); Understanding how using your Senses can harm you; Understand how Monitoring and Detection Devices can help you identify hazardous Materials; and How to identify a Terrorist Attack and Illicit Laboratories. Successful completion will require a score of 70% or greater on the written exam. Successful completion of this course meets the prerequisite for the Missouri Division of Fire Safety certification testing. No pre-requisites.

Please Note: on 7/23/14 the POST control number was changed from 1030090941 to 723140607 to reflect new standards and course material updates.

Hours
8
Max Attendance
30 (26 Open Seats)
Region
E
Location
Gordonville Fire Protection District
711 State Hwy Z
Gordonville, MO 63701
POST Approved
Yes
POST Control #
723140607
Legal Studies
1
Technical Studies
7
Skill Development
7
Target Audiences
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire, HAZMAT, and Law Enforcement
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites
None Set

Course Roster

Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.

Name Organization
Dillard, Zachary Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office
Doerge, Linda Cape Girardeau Co Public Health
Hinton, Sean Whitewater fire protection district
Simmons, Shae N/A