Sep 2019 Offering

This course has been completed.

MERC001 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Awareness
Date & Times
Sep 14, 2019 from 8 AM - 5 PM

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.

Max Attendance
30 (18 Open Seats)
Crowder College
4020 N Main
Cassville, MO 65625
POST Approved
POST Control #
Legal Studies
Technical Studies
Skill Development
Target Audiences
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire, HAZMAT, and Law Enforcement
Open To The Public
None Set
Registrant Notes

**Internal Class**

Course Roster

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

Name Organization
Beaver, Chevy Seligman Fire dept.
Brewer, Chance Purdy Fire Protection District
Koester, Hunter Crowder
Miller, Christopher Aurora Fire Departments
Norris, Eric Stella Rural Volunteer Fire Dept.
Reed, Klay Wheaton Fire Protection District
Renfrow, Brandon Central Crossing Fire Protection District
Simmons, Kevin City of Aurora Fire Dept.
Smith, Devin Central Crossing Fire Protection District
Tapp, Andrew Dairy Farmers of America
Whisenhunt, Jamie Seligman fire protection district
Wolf, Jake Butterfield Fire Department